Food for Life

Oct. 26: Food to Fight Cancer

Studies have shown that a diet built from plant foods offers the most cancer-fighting protection of any. This Food For Life class is an Introduction to How Foods Prevent and Fight Cancer while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes. Ages: 16+ Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 10/26         TH          6.00 -7:30 pm            Fee – $25             314975.01           ...

Food for Life – Kids Nutrition & Cooking Camp

Poor diet and lack of exercise put today’s children at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer later in life. A foundation for healthy eating is needed to lessen the risk for chronic diseases. The curriculum highlights the positives of the four food groups (whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables) in the Power Plate. This is nutrition and cooking camp where kids will learn to cook some healthy recipes in each class. CLASS TOPICS: Bang-Up Breakfasts, In-between Meals and Sweeter Deals, Rainbow Lunches, Digging These Dinners. Ages: 6-12 Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 12/26-12/29      Tu – F     10.00 am – Noon       Fee – $60         314971.01        ...

Sept. 19: Food for Life: Healthy Basics

Research shows that income level and socio-economic status are linked to health disparities including increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, and that overweight and obesity takes a disproportionate toll on underserved populations. Healthy Basics is designed by Physicians Committee (PCRM), to help class participants understand the value of choosing economical plant-based foods—fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans—that can provide savings from lowered grocery and medical costs. In Healthy Basics classes, attendees will discover the relationship between diet and disease, get tips on planning a weekly or monthly menu, and enjoy cooking demonstrations and tasting delicious, healthful dishes in a supportive group setting. Weekly Topics: Power of your Plate, How Foods Fight Diabetes, Foods for a Healthy Weight, How Foods Fight Heart Disease, Guided Grocery Store Tour Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 9/19 – 10/17      TU        6:30 – 7:30 PM      $60         Activity # 407425-01 More details on PCRM’s website;...