VFHY Regional Trainings 2018

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Sceduled Workshops




  • Central Virginia

    Monday, August 6, 2018

    9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
    The ABC’s of Nutrition
    Lloyd C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Rd, Chesterfield VA, 2383, Culinary Arts Rm 329A

    Description:  This six hour segment is devoted to nutrition education. Foods are organized according to 3 colors of nutritious food groups this workshop reviews the nutritional value, benefits and uses of foods. In this session participants will be introduced to categories of foods with high nutritional value to include life extending antioxidants and fiber content. Getting the most out of these foods enables participants to watch their waist-line shrink. These foods help to lower blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
    Key Learning Objectives:

    • Mock grocery shopping - Learning to shop for the best for less.
    • Label reading - Helps you to know what to avoid and what you need more of.
    • Cooking with style- Learn how to retain nutrition and favor in meals with proper preparation.
    • Identifying nutritional foods- Using 3 food group colors.