Healthy Resources

Cooking Classes and Recipes:

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices which include choosing a balanced diet and maintaining a healthy eating plan.  The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine offers FREE hands-on cooking classes.  You will have the opportunity to learn that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring.  Please visit the website below for additional information.

 The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine

Physical Activity: 

Aerobic activity makes your heart and bones strong and relieves stress.  Adults aged 19-64 should try to be active daily by participating in at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise as well as on one or two more days a week performing strength exercises.   Below you will find helpful links to assist you on your journey to living a more active lifestyle.

Tulane University Reily Center

YMCA New Orleans

Footprints to Fitness

Silver Sneakers Program

Diabetes Websites: 

In 2015, an estimated 1.5 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed among U.S. adults aged 18 years or older and more than half of these cases were among adults aged 45 to 64 years of age.  Diabetes is a journey and there is a lot to learn but the journey does not have to be taken alone.  Visiting the links below will be helpful in guiding you in your prevention and/or management of Type 2 Diabetes. 

Learn About Diabetes

More About Diabetes

Heart Health:

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  Did you know that people of all ages and backgrounds can get the condition?  It is important to visit your Primary Care Provider on a regular basis so that you will know your cholesterol numbers. The provided link will equip you with the tools to leading a heart healthy lifestyle.

American Heart Association