The Mediterranean diet has been shown to improve HDL (the "good" cholesterol) , decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart attack, dementia, Alzheimer's, and even depression.
The diet consists of mostly plant-based foods, including vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, beans, and healthy fats. Fish and other seafood are important sources of protein. Yogurt, cheese, poultry, and eggs are consumed in moderate amounts. The diet limits red meat, processed food, sugar, and high-fat dairy.
Join us for Jerome's annual health fair. We'll have free fitness classes and healthy snack idea demonstrations.
We'll also have free nitrate testing for private wells. Just bring in one cup of water in a clean jar or zip-lock bag.
The following health tests will be available for a small fee:
Are you or a loved one worried about developing type 2 diabetes? You can reduce your risk through simple lifestyle changes. Even modest weight loss and increased physical activity can cut the risk in half.
This class will teach healthy living strategies for adults with prediabetes, insulin resistance, borderline diabetes, or type 2 diabetes.
Classes are the third Wednesday of every month, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.