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From the July 6, 2016 issue of The Journal
By Linda Adams
   Free family oriented classes that can empower both kids and adults to manage their health better are scheduled for the seven county area covered by Phoebe Sumter Health Center. The series of classes will cover wellness, prevention and exercise. 
   The classes for adults will teach how to chose the best foods and meal plans for diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides. The dietitians will also show how to count carbohydrates and read food labels. Then there will be a low impact exercise class for beginners that can be continued at home.
   The kids (ages 8-14) will have a program offering fun-filled physical activity and education that will help prevent and combat obesity and encourage healthy life-style habits such as eating right, being active, drinking more water and less sugary drinks and limiting screen time.
    Both classes will run from 6 to 7 p.m.  The schedule is ... The rest of the story.