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Health seminar offers lessons in good eating

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A team of parishioners from the Madera Fellowship of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church who are also health care professionals lectured on the advantages of adopting a diet free of animal products.

The four-day series of evening seminars started on Thursday and concluded Sunday. A health documentary titled “Forks over Knives” was shown on the first day, followed by a question and answer session. Health lectures and cooking demonstrations, as well as food sampling, were held during the remaining days. The “Got Health?” free community health seminars are the beginning of what organizers hope will be an ongoing effort to get people to eat more healthily.

Drs. Michael and Jaime Bohlman from the Madera Family and Pediatrics Medical Group lectured and led the discussions about healthy eating.

Retired nurses Sharon Drier and Irene Moon cooked along with nutrition enthusiast Lloyce Olson to show attendants how to prepare healthier meals without using animal products...


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