EAT MORE fruits and vegetables, get more fiber, cut back on fat. All good advice we hear from the health community. But trying to follow those guidelines when planning meals, doing the weekly grocery shopping or cooking can be confusing.
Fortunately, help is available.
Dietitians from the county health department's Learn to Live cancer program will staff nutrition booths at the Basics Food Market in the Burwood Shopping Center in Linthicum on weekends this month and next. They will answer questions on nutrition and cancer prevention and provide low-fat recipes and other information about healthy eating.
Dietitians will available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 24; 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 30; 1: 30 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Feb. 5; 12: 30 to 2: 30 p.m. Feb. 13; and 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 20.
Group cancels meeting
The Olde Brooklyn Park Improvement Association meeting scheduled tomorrow has been canceled because of the unpredictability of the weather. The next scheduled meeting will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, Morgan Road and 14th Avenue.
Information: Woody Bowen, 410-636-0352.
CPR course offered
Heart to Heart, an ecumenical support group, is offering a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation from 6: 30 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Tuesday at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.
Lona Elliott, a nurse at Anne Arundel Medical Center who coordinates programs with churches, will be the instructor.
Advance registration is required because space is limited. Additional sessions will be scheduled if they are needed.
Information and to register: Nan Duerling, 410-987-0494.
Church men's group to meet
The United Methodist Men of Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church will meet at 6: 30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 220 School Lane.
An informal program about Medicare will be offered.
Pupil's poster wins
Alex Hrybyk, whose "Planting the Seeds of Peace" poster won first prize in the Linthicum Lions Club's poster contest in October, won the District 22 competition last month.
Alex's poster, depicting three hands of different colors throwing seeds in the shape of peace symbols onto a globe, was judged the best of those submitted from Lions Clubs in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties and Baltimore City. Next week, his work goes to the third phase of the contest, to be judged against posters from clubs throughout Maryland and Delaware. If he wins that contest, it's on to the international finals.
Alex, a sixth-grader at Linthicum Elementary School, is the son of Rick and Susan Hrybyk of Linthicum.
Congratulations, Alex, and good luck as your poster moves on to the next round of judging.
Pub Date: 1/17/99