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Published 10/9/2003
Owens Community College Serves Up Ideas For Basic Nutrition and Healthy Cooking, Nov. 4

Healthy foods will be on everybody's shopping lists as Owens Community College offers a Basic Nutrition and Healthy Cooking Class to area residents on November 4.

The Basic Nutrition and Healthy Cooking Class will occur from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4 at the College's Workforce and Community Services Division, located on Tracy Road in Northwood.

This one-day course will include a discussion on basic nutrition and how food affects your health. In addition, class instruction will explore ideas for creating healthy meals and snacks and how to shop for nutritional foods.

Attendees will have the opportunity to prepare and enjoy a variety of foods from choice recipes. Among the selected recipes are Ham, Cabbage and Potato Soup, Mushroom Barley Soup, Poached Whole Fish and Roasted Winter Vegetables.

"Learning how to prepare nutritional food is the cornerstone to living a healthy and active life," said Dr. Joe Conrad, Owens Director of Health and Wellness for the College's Workforce and Community Services Division. "This course will allow area residents to discover recipes that are not only pleasantly tasting but also beneficial for the body. It's a win-win situation."

Owens' Workforce and Community Services Division is dedicated to providing customer-driven workforce development and job training. The learning-centered approach focuses on developing and enhancing professional skills to meet the needs of the community, customizing training in the areas of computer applications, allied health education, apprenticeship-related training and skilled trades.

The registration fee for the class is only $40, and all course materials are included. For more information, or to register for the class, call (567) 661-7357 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7357.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Northwest Ohio with 26 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 40,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor 's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.



 

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