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Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Essentials

The Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Essentials Class focus on reducing your cardiovascular risk by covering the following topics: 

​​• What​​​ is artery disease, hypertension and high cholesterol?
• What are the risk factors for th​ese conditions?
• How do we reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels? 
• Why is exercise important and what kind is beneficial?
• Heart Healthy eating and ho​w to eat to lower​ your blood pressure. 
• Portion Sizes
• Types of fat in diets
• Role of fibre and types of fibre
• Reading food labels
• Reducing salt in your diet. 

Classes are in partnership and FREE thanks to the Calgary Rural Primary Care Network and Alberta Health Services.

For more information on this class contact your local PCN Office​.