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Workshop 3. Fats and Sodium

Participants will accomplish the following:


Understand the ABC’s of diabetes.


Learn how high blood glucose, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol can affect the body.


  • Identify risks related to high cholesterol.
  • Identify healthy fats vs. unhealthy fats.
  • Estimate serving sizes.
  • Identify fats and sodium on food labels and what they mean.
  • Identify healthy fat substitutions when cooking.
  • Understand salt substitutes and making healthy choices.
  • Learn how to use spices and herbs to flavor food. Identify resources for assistance with these topics. 
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