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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Nutrition expert to teach course at Griffin Hospital in Derby

DERBY - Griffin Hospital will offer a free four-week nutrition course beginning Sept. 16.
“Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Nutrition, But Were Afraid to Ask” is a groundbreaking series of fun, informative classes is taught by Samantha Heller, MS, RD, the clinical nutrition coordinator at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital.

A registered dietitian and exercise physiologist, Heller is a nationally-known nutrition expert who regularly appears on television and radio programs such as CBS This Morning, MSNBC, Dr. Oz, Ny1 News, Better Connecticut and more.
She also hosts “Samantha Heller's Health & Nutrition Show” on Sirius XM, and is the author of Get Smart: Samantha Heller's Nutrition Prescription for Boosting Brain Power and Optimizing Total Body Health.

The classes will be held for four consecutive Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 16-Oct. 7 at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave.
Participants should plan on attending all four sessions, as the learning is cumulative. The classes cover a variety of nutrition topics, including how to:
·         Reach and maintain a healthy weight
·         Manage Type 2 Diabetes
·         Lower cholesterol
·         Reduce blood pressure
·         Boost stamina and energy
·         Reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases
·         Improve memory and sharpen the mind
Early registration is encouraged, as space is limited. Register at 203-732-1260.

This is a press release from Griffin Hospital.

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