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Food For Life: Diabetes Initiative  

Explore how nutritional choices can increase or decrease the risk of Type-2 diabetes. Learn which foods are high in fiber, low in glycemic index, and keep you feeling satiated.

Developed by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (, this course includes plant-based nutrition education and the opportunity to taste plant-based dishes following a cooking demonstration.

You will learn several delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that help keep a steady blood sugar and maintain a healthy weight.

Class 1: How Foods Fight Diabetes

Class 2: The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart

Class 3: Understanding Type-2 Diabetes

Class 4: Designing a diet for Maximum Weight Control

Each lesson includes recipes and literature related to diabetes nutrition.

Anyone with diabetes, pre-diabetes, a family history or risk factors for developing diabetes, and their adult family members will benefit from this course.

Join certified Food for Life instructor, Chernice Lane Benjamin, in discovering which foods are optimal for nutritional excellence. You’ll be empowered with the practical cooking skills and time-saving food preparation techniques to help you on your journey to better health.

Required: Additional materials fee of $35 must be paid to the instructor on the first night of class.

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Food For Life: Diabetes Initiative $89.00
Dates Time Days Sessions Building
3/14/2018 - 4/4/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM W 4 YMCA - Brooks
This course will be held at Winston YMCA, located at 221 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Instructor(s): Chernice Lane Benjamin



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