Guthrie to Offer Free Healthy Eating Nutrition Class January 9: Embrace a New Attitude About Food in the New Year

Sayre, Pa. — Guthrie will offer a free basic nutrition class for adults on Thursday, January 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Patterson Auditorium on the Guthrie Sayre campus located at One Guthrie Square in Sayre, Pa.

This free seminar is open to community members and will be two hours of face-to-face, hands-on instruction encouraging participants to embrace a new attitude and understanding about food in the New Year. The interactive class will focus on making healthier food choices and participants will work through a series of activities receiving continuous feedback by health care professionals from the Guthrie Weight Loss Center. At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Name the "Big Three" macronutrients found within food
  • Read and use the food label to compare nutritional contents of similar foods and beverages
  • Identify the five basic food groups and provide examples for each identified group
  • Describe at least two healthy changes you can make to support a lifestyle towards better nutrition

Advance registration is required for the free event and class size will be limited to 50 participants. Embrace a new attitude about food this New Year by calling 570-887-6720 to register.

Guthrie Health is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie Health offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.