Healthy Habits for Adults

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The Healthy Habits for Adults (HHA) program is available at no charge to the participants or host sites (e.g. agencies, organizations, faith communities, workplaces) who serve older adults age 50 and greater. The classes can be offered in a series of 10 individual or 5 paired select topic(s) from those listed below.  For more information about the classes or to schedule classes at your host site, please contact Laura Hellwig at 520-546-2002. If you are interested in volunteering for this interactive and fun program, please click here

The Skinny on Fat: Reducing Fat in Your Diet: Come learn more about how foods high in fat sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them, without sacrificing flavor!

Stay Regular: Enjoy the Power of Fiber in Your Diet: Come learn more about how foods rich in fiber boost health and keep our digestive system functioning healthily.

Eating the Rainbow: Love Your Colorful Fruits and Veggies: Join us for this colorful class on the benefits of “eating the rainbow,” adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet, and on simple, effective ways of becoming more active.

Shake the Salt Habit: Limiting Salt in Your Diet: Come learn how foods high in salt sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them, without sacrificing flavor!

How Sweet It Is: Limiting Sugar in Your Diet: Come learn more about how foods high in sugar sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them.

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains: Come learn more about the benefits of eating whole grains daily and the difference between whole grains and refined grains.

Dairy Foods: Calcium and Vitamin D Superstars: Come learn about the important nutrients in dairy and ways to incorporate low-fat and fat-free dairy products into your diet.

Eating Healthy on a Budget: Come learn skills to help save money at the grocery store and eat healthy on a budget.

Protein: The Body’s Own Superman: Come learn about the role of protein in our body and the importance of lean protein in our diet.

Fluids: Tips to Stay Hydrated and Make Healthy Beverage Choices: Come learn more about fluid intake, the importance of staying hydrated, and tips to make healthy beverage choices!