Cooking' lessons offered
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Learn how to cook foods that
are lower in fat and sodium in the "Heart Healthy Cooking" series
sponsored by University of Illinois Extension, Logan County. If you
have heart disease, including high blood pressure or high
cholesterol, you know that choosing and preparing foods can be a
The objective of this two-part program
is to increase knowledge of risk factors for heart disease and its
relationship to an individual's own heart health. Ways to alter
foods to reduce fat and salt will be discussed.
Jananne Finck, nutrition and wellness
educator with University of Illinois Extension, will demonstrate
ways to prepare foods using low-fat products, herbs and spices and
using less salt. Finck is a registered dietitian at the Springfield
"Everyone will get recipes to help them
plan healthy meals at home," added John Fulton, unit leader for
Logan County Extension.
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Cost is $15 per person for two
sessions. The two-session program will be at the Logan County
Extension office in Lincoln on Thursday, Oct. 2, and Thursday, Oct.
9, from 2 to 4 p.m. A minimum of 20 participants is needed. Paid
registration is required by Thursday, Sept. 25.
details about this program or if you need reasonable accommodations
to participate, please contact Cherie Lock at the Logan County
Extension office, (217) 732-8289.