Meals for a Healthy Heart free online classes with cooking demonstrations


MENDOTA - Take better care of your heart by joining U of I Extension’s two-part online class, Meals for a Healthy Heart. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention advises that living a healthy lifestyle can lower the risk of heart disease. A healthy lifestyle includes choosing heart-healthy foods and beverages, maintaining a healthy weight, and adding regular physical activity.

The online classes will be presented on Fridays, Feb. 5 and 12 from 10:30 a.m.–noon and will provide the tools to improve overall health, wellbeing and awareness of cardiovascular risk and prevention. The classes offer Illinois Extension research-based education for preventing and managing heart disease. Participants will also watch heart-healthy recipe cooking demonstrations live on Zoom and receive recipes and heart health resources via e-mail. Everyone is welcome to take part.

Please register at For more information, call Susan Glassman, Nutrition & Wellness Educator, at (815) 224-0889.