Eating to lower your cholesterol offered by OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Presented by the registered dietitians of OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, a free one-session class “Eating to Lower Your Cholesterol” will explore the basics of a low-saturated fat, high-fiber eating plan.

Next classes are from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 21 and 28, at the OSF Saint Anthony Center for Health, 5510 E. State St.

The class is intended for those beginning to change eating habits, for those who need to review a low-cholesterol eating plan or for those who need a push to get on track.

During the class, a dietitian will evaluate the participants’ current eating pattern. A plan for putting the recommendations into practice will be developed according to the individual’s needs. Participants receive written materials explaining the eating plan as well as some recipes to try at home.

Registration by calling 815-395-5025 is required. Space is limited to allow for discussion and questions.

From the Feb. 15-21, 2006, issue

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