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.