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Healthy Eating and Active Living

Cooking with Health Educators: Portable Meals- Everything Goes in a Jar

$20

with Andrea Fletcher, MS and Jean Gould, BS

Calendar May 21, 2018 at 6 pm

Good things come in small packages, right? Learn how to make tasty, portable meals in a cinch. A healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner can be fast and simple. Create perfectly portion-sized meals for on the go!

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Eat Like Your Life Depends On It: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

$10

with Karen D. Schilling MS, RD, CSO

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 5 pm

There is a lot of buzz around nutrition and cancer prevention. Join us in sifting through the evidence to help you make changes that can last a lifetime. Learn more about the small dietary changes you can make that can reduce your cancer risk.

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Learn to Love Meatless Mondays

$20

with Janell Lewis, MS, CHES and Amy Harris, MS, RN, CNM

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Go beyond beans and tofu to explore flavorful, easy and filling recipes. Trying to eat more healthfully? Struggling to find vegetarian recipes your family will like? Want to help the Earth? Going meatless once a week may reduce your risk of chronic disease and help reduce your carbon footprint. In this class, we will cook three meatless recipes: one family-friendly recipe, one vegan recipe and one quick and easy recipe with less than 5 ingredients.

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Mamas on the Trail

$10

with Amy Harris, MS, RN, CNM

Calendar May 20, 2018 at 10 am

Walking in pregnancy can boost your strength, fitness and help improve your mood. Get outside in nature, meet other pregnant moms, and discover some of Falmouth’s beautiful Land Trust properties. Led by a certified nurse midwife and a Falmouth Land Trust guide, we will help keep you on track for a fun and safe outdoor adventure. Walking poles for extra stability and arm strengthening are available. Jogging strollers and siblings are welcome. We will be walking a 1.8 mile loop over moderate terrain. For the safety of participants and your pets, please leave all dogs at home.

Mindful Walking in Nature

$10

with Mary Bitterauf, BS, CHES, CHWC, Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher

Calendar May 6, 2018 at 10 am

Learn how to take a meditative walk in nature with mindfulness experts from MaineHealth’s Learning Resource Center. Explore the Blackstrap Hill Preserve’s trails while taking time to become more aware of your own body’s sensations and experiences in nature. Being mindful in nature allows us to reconnect to the present moment and can be the perfect antidote for all of life’s daily stressors.

We will be walking a 1.8 mile loop over moderate terrain. For the safety of participants and your pets, please leave all dogs at home.

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Understanding Prediabetes

$10

with Ellie Foster, MPH

Calendar May 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Wondering what it means to have prediabetes? Join us to learn the basics about what it is, what it means for you and what you can do about it.





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