The Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Essentials Class focuses on reducing your cardiovascular risk by covering the following topics:
• What is artery disease, hypertension, and high cholesterol?• What are the risk factors for these conditions?• How do we reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels? • Why is exercise important and what kind is beneficial?• Heart Healthy eating and how to eat to lower your blood pressure. • Portion Sizes• Types of fat in diets• Role of fibre and types of fibre• Reading food labels• Reducing salt in your diet.
Self-register for this program through the Alberta Healthy Living Network by calling (403) 943-2584.