Boost Your Nutritional IQ
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 6:45 p.m.
Do avocados contain the "good" fat or the "bad" fat? Are coconuts healthful this week? As for your daily coffee, is it a virtue or a vice? And did you hear that barbecuing could increase your cancer risk?
Confused? No wonder. There’s a lot of murky, ever-changing information out there about nutrition and what’s healthy to eat and what’s bad for you.
John Whyte is ready to bring some clarity to the subject. The board-certified physician and author of the best-selling AARP New American Diet: Lose Weight, Live Longer guides you through the latest scientific information and explains what foods can help you prevent disease and live longer, and which foods might increase your risk of certain diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.
The session begins with a fun quiz to test your knowledge of nutrition, and you’ll head home with useful handouts and recipes to help you put Whyte’s insights and information into practice.
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)