Posted: Fri 13th Jan 2017

Fight Off The Mince Pies With A Free Foodwise Course

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This article is old - Published: Friday, Jan 13th, 2017

The Vale of Glamorgan Council-led Barry Communities First, in partnership with Public Health Wales, will be re-launching the highly successful Foodwise course this New Year. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The course enables residents to learn about which foods to include in a balanced diet, how to create (and follow) a healthy eating plan, and how to increase weight loss through physical activity. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Foodwise will also teach participants how to interpret food labels, and how best to use the nutritional information the labels ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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The sessions are set to take place at Barry Leisure Centre from Tuesday 24 January, between 11.00am – 12.30pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Previous attendees have said that the course enabled them to lose weight, eat healthier, and broaden their knowledge on food and exercise. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Barry Communities First is a Welsh Government funded anti-poverty programme aimed at improving the health, prosperity and learning of residents in parts of Buttrills, Cadoc, Castleland, Court and Gibbonsdown. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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