Eating for a Healthy Heart
Lutheran Medical Center
Wheat Ridge, CO
If you eat to support your heart it helps to reduce the risk of other common diseases. Come learn about how the standard American diet contributes to chronic disease and ill health. We will cover sodium, fats, sugar and introduce a whole food plant-based diet to support your heart health. February is American Heart Month...anyone with a heart is encouraged to attend!
Instructor: Cherie Chao, RDN
Cherie earned her degree from the University of Connecticut and has been doing nutrition counseling since 1981. She has been the Outpatient Nutritionist and Cardiac Rehab Dietitian at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center since 1996. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has been active in the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition Practice Group. She has completed additional training in adult weight management from the Academy. She has expertise working with a wide variety of nutrition concerns. An avid pickle ball player and cyclist, Cherie helps clients with the attitudes and moods that accompany eating habits as well as helping them choose foods that promote the highest level of health.