Have you ever tried to lose weight by cutting your carbohydrate intake? It seems that many people have been pushed into a theory about carbohydrates that isn't completely true.

Carbs aren't characters in the latest Marvel movie, they aren't inherently good or bad.  They just exist, and there are many different types.

There is a free four-part Texas A&M Agrilife Extension series called "Healthy Carbohydrates" at the Lewis Toran Community Center at 1012 Kurth Drive in Lufkin. The series continues this Tuesday, July 18th, 2022.

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Not all carbohydrates are created equally. Any carbohydrate you buy that is a processed, shelf-stable snack, might not be the best.

This series will teach you how to incorporate healthy carbohydrates into your life with a simple meal plan. Though this series is not specifically targeted at people trying to manage diabetes, it could be helpful.

Its goal is to teach about the relationship between carbohydrates and health. The lively and informative sessions are delivered in a casual, social atmosphere.

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Each session will include recipe demonstrations, tastings, goal setting, and practical tips on incorporating carbohydrates into your next meal. As a participant, you will receive useful take-home resources and kitchen items.

All sessions are led by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and they welcome any of your nutrition-related questions. Space is limited and you are strongly encouraged to RSVP to reserve your spot.

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To get more information contact Joel Redus, Angelina County Extension Agent for Family & Community Health at 936-634-6414 extension #1 or joel.redus@ag.tamu.edu.

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