Tips and Tricks for Healthy Eating Series
Instructor Diane Whitten
Diane Whitten is the nutrition educator for the Cornell Cooperative Extension.
In today’s challenging world, it’s important to make sure you’re aware of the latest nutrition tips and tricks for yourself and family. These classes will get you on the right track to feeling healthy and learning about new foods and preparation techniques.
Mediterranean Meals for Health
Learn why the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle lead to reduced risk of heart disease and how to make realistic changes to your food and activity patterns for better health. A sample recipe will be instructed and participants will have a chance to sample the result.
Introduction to Food Preservation
An introduction to methods of food preservation including: water bath canning, pressure canning, freeze drying and pickling. This class will cover equipment needed and the pros and cons of each method.
Eating to stay Young: Nutrition for Seniors
What we eat and how active we are have a big influence on our health, especially as we grow older. This program will discuss healthy diet patterns, including the Mediterranean Diet, Antioxidants and “Super Foods”, what are they, what they do and how to get them from your food? We’ll also discuss the need for supplements and the importance of hydration. Last, but not least, we’ll look at the types and amount of physical activity recommended to keep your heart and brain healthy, and you feeling young.
- Instructor: Diane Whitten, Nutrition Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension