Guthrie to offer free healthy eating nutrition class January 9

By WBNG News

Guthrie to offer free healthy eating nutrition class January 9

December 30, 2013 Updated Dec 30, 2013 at 1:32 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Guthrie will offer a free basic nutrition class for adults on Thursday, January 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Patterson Auditorium on the Guthrie Sayre campus located at One Guthrie Square in Sayre, Pa.

According to a news release:

This free seminar is open to community members and will be two hours of face-to-face, hands-on instruction encouraging participants to embrace a new attitude and understanding about food in the New Year. The interactive class will focus on making healthier food choices and participants will work through a series of activities receiving continuous feedback by health care professionals from the Guthrie Weight Loss Center.

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

•    Name the "Big Three" macronutrients found within food

•    Read and use the food label to compare nutritional contents of similar foods and beverages

•    Identify the five basic food groups and provide examples for each identified group

•    Describe at least two healthy changes you can make to support a lifestyle towards better nutrition

Advance registration is required for the free event and class size will be limited to 50 participants. Embrace a new attitude about food this New Year by calling 570-887-6720 to register.