Sacred Heart to Host Free Cancer Prevention Nutrition Class on Oct. 26

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October 04, 2017
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 3, 2017) – Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is holding a free, community nutrition class on Thursday, Oct. 26 called “Cooking for a Cancer-free You.” Attendees will learn about cancer prevention through diet and lifestyle changes, enjoy delicious food samples, and take home lots of cancer-fighting recipes.
Join Registered Dietitian Julee Christie on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 12:00 – 1 p.m. to explore why plant-based foods are so crucial for overall health. Christie will debunk myths about cancer, diet, and supplements and talk about evidence-based recommendations for cancer prevention through diet and how to incorporate these foods into your daily life. 
Christie will provide recipes and food samples to illustrate the topics discussed. The goal of this nutrition class is to provide attendees with valuable information on how certain foods and lifestyle changes can significantly improve your health and work to prevent cancer. Participants are invited to bring along their lunch to enjoy with the food samples provided.
Class size is limited to 30 participants. Please call 850-416-1620 to register. The class will take place in the Suite 3 Conference Room at the hospital, which is located at 7800 U.S. Hwy 98 West in Miramar Beach. For more details about the class, please email Julie Christie, Registered Dietitian at Sacred Heart, at
About Sacred Heart Health System
On the Gulf Coast, Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola, Florida, and Providence Hospital based in Mobile, Alabama, are part of Ascension. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016.  Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more on Sacred Heart Health System, visit