Monday, May 3, 2010

CGRMC to conduct a nutrition class

Casa Grande, Arizona – Casa Grande Regional Medical Center (CGRMC) is conducting a nutrition class "The Healthy Weigh to Weight Loss" taught by a Registered Dietician on Saturday, May 8, 2010, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Discovery Room at the hospital. Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Determine your BMI (body mass index), calorie needs and energy expenditures. An emphasis will be placed on healthy food choices, portion control and behavior modification tips for permanent weight loss. This class is free, but space is limited.  To register, please contact Jackie Huston at 520-381-6416 or by email at


This class is part of a series of nutrition classes to be held on the second Saturday of each month. The goal of the series is to provide participants the knowledge and tools to make better food choices to improve their health. All of the classes will be taught by a Registered Dietitian. Future topics include "Eating Hints for Cancer Patients," "Heart Healthy Nutrition," and "Diabetes Overview." For more information, please call CGRMC Dietitian Jackie Huston at 520-381-6416.