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Food for Life: Diabetes Initiative

37.9724534, -87.4710187

Online Zoom Class
6609 E. Walnut St.
Evansville, IN 47715
United States

Class Dates

Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes
Thursday, September 9, 2021 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
Thursday, September 16, 2021 06:30 pm to 08:00 PM

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
Thursday, September 23, 2021 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control
Thursday, September 30, 2021 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Using the Glycemic Index
Thursday, October 7, 2021 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Keeping a Healthy Heart
Thursday, October 14, 2021 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

How Foods Fight Diabetes- The road to diabetes does not have to be a one-way street. There is reason for hope! People who eat plant-based meals are less likely to ever develop diabetes, and for those who have diabetes, plant-based meals can help to improve blood sugar levels and prevent complications.


In this 90 minute class attendees will learn the benefits of a whole food plant based lifestyle and its surprising effect on our health and longevity. Each class includes * NEW RECIPES* live cooking demonstrations with Susannah's in depth knowledge on plant-based nutrition, educating, and inspiring how to prevent and reverse chronic diseases along with useful handouts, recipes, and Q & A, all in a supportive online group setting.


Based on the Power Of Food For Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Program from The Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine


Dietary choices have a surprisingly effect on our health. Learn that health-promoting foods, recipes, and meals can be easy, convenient and tastes great! Each class includes live food demos and hands-on cooking with Stefanie's in-depth food prep knowledge, Q&A, recipes, educational materials all in a supportive group.


The intended audience for this program is people with diabetes, prediabetes (defined below), a family history or risk factors for developing diabetes, and their adult family members. It is also designed to introduce health care professionals to the basics of plant-based nutrition for preventing and treating diabetes.


Each class features a video, discussion, and the opportunity to see plant-based dishes made during a cooking demonstration. 

This class is hosted by and taught by Susannah Dickman a Licensed Food For Life instructor with the Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine.


Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative and evidence based approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research.


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