Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences Presents the Virtual Program, Functional Foods: Vegetables
Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) will present the virtual program, Functional Foods: Vegetables, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The presentation, sponsored by the Ocean City Public Library, is free.
The presenter will be Chris Zellers, MPP, Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences Educator/Assistant Professor. The program will increase participants’ knowledge about vegetables including historical, processing and preparation facts, create an understanding of current research and health benefits of veggies. Zellers said, “Attendees will also learn the recommendations for including vegetables in a healthful plant-based diet.”
In her position, Zellers educates the community on wellness, nutrition, and fitness. She has extensive experience collaborating with partners to create healthy food environments in the areas of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change. In addition to community health policies, Zellers works to educate residents on topics to improve their overall health and prevent chronic disease with a holistic approach to a well-lived quality lifestyle that includes physical activity, a nutrient-dense diet, and quality sleep.
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Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.