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Health Resources Center programs

Contributed To The Press • Feb 13, 2018 at 5:02 PM

The Health Resources Center at The Mall at Johnson City will host the following free programs:

• Nutrition Tips for Healthy Hearts & Blood Sugars: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m.-noon. Speaker, Crystal Woods, MS, RDN, LDN. Since diabetes is a cardiovascular disease, it is important to focus on your heart health as well. Join us for tips in the kitchen to keep your blood sugars balanced and your heart healthy.

• Top 15 Foods for Heart-Health: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Speaker, Elizabeth Hall, MS, RDN, LDN. A healthy diet can be good for your heart as well as your waistline. Come learn about 15 key foods to work into your eating pattern to reduce your risk of heart disease.

• Where's the Salt?: Wednesday, Feb. 14, noon-1 p.m. Speaker, Crystal Woods, MS, RDN, LDN. Salty foods can be found in places you hadn’t considered, and high sodium foods are sometimes hard to avoid. More than 75 percent of the sodium in the average American diet comes from salt added to processed foods so we don’t even know we are eating it! Arm yourself with tips to make healthier choices and reduce your sodium intake.

• Low Level Laser Therapy for Pain and Healing: Thursday, Feb. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Speaker: Kevin Fielden, D.C. Got an "itis" or an "algia"? Join us to learn about a safe and non-invasive way to ease pain and promote healing of tissues associated with arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, fibromyalgia, back and neck pain.

•Update on Blood Pressure Medications: Friday, Feb. 16, 1-2 p.m. Speaker, Pharmacy Students, ETSU. Hear a discussion on the latest on blood pressure guidelines and medications; including the classifications, importance of taking them, side effects, etc.

Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs. Call 844-488-7827 to reserve your space.

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