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Learn How to Transition to a Plant-based Diet

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The Bernards Township Health Department, 262 S. Finley Ave., Basking Ridge, NJ Credits: Courtesy of Bernards Township Health Department
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The Bernards Township Health Department will sponsor a program entitled “Transitioning to a Plant-based Diet” on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church, 45 Church St., Basking Ridge. Living Plate®, an innovative group of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Chefs from Far Hills, will present this nutrition education program and cooking demonstration (https://livingplate.com). Participation is free but space is limited so registration is requested. Register for this program can be done at https://livingplate.com OR by phone to the BT Health Department at 908-204-2520.

Research shows that a plant-based diet focusing on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and legumes is rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytochemicals.   Benefits include a reduction in heart disease, stroke, obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes along with overall improved health. Join us and learn how to improve your health through a plant-based diet.

Further information is available at www.bernardshealth.org

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