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Managing Blood Pressure with DASH Eating Plan
November 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maintaining a normal blood pressure is vital to good health.
Learn how to manage your blood pressure with the evidence-based DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Eating Plan at the Monday, Nov. 5 Prime Timers program.
Prime Timers, Farm Bureau members 55+ years, are welcome to attend this informational program and also have their blood pressure checked.
Presenters are Marci Millburg and Lisa Cummings, RNs, with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Community Wellness. They will help Prime Timers identify individual risk factors for high blood pressure and learn dietary strategies such as eating fruits and vegetables and reducing sodium intake. Information will also be provided on the new blood pressure guidelines and how to read nutrition facts labels.
Free blood pressure checks will be provided from 11 a.m. until noon.
At noon, Prime Timers will be served lunch and following lunch will be the informational program beginning at 1 p.m.
To register for lunch, contact the Farm Bureau office by Oct. 30 and pay the $7 lunch fee.