CARP Halton Chapter Community Meetings in February – Heart Healthy Eating

CARP Halton Chapter community meetings will be held as usual in both Milton and Burlington in February and at both locations we will be very pleased to welcome Registered Dietitian (RD) Cheryl Corry.

February is Heart Month and Cheryl will give a very timely presentation entitled: “Heart Healthy Eating”.

Highlights of her presentation will include:

  • Cardiovascular disease and risk factors
  • Types of fat in the blood
  • Food sources of healthy and unhealthy fats
  • Mediterranean eating pattern/heart healthy eating guidelines
  • Well balanced plate
  • Foods to limit: i.e. sugar, salt, unhealthy fats,alcohol
  • Foods to include:  Soluble fibre, plant sterols, probiotics
  • Weight management
  • Physical activity
  • Reading nutrition labels
  • Setting goals for change

Cheryl  is a founder of “Nutrition Pathway” whose goal is to help clients achieve a healthy lifestyle.  The following is summarized and quoted from her website:As a Registered Dietitian, Cheryl provides trusted, reliable nutrition advice based on current scientific research. Cheryl works with clients to develop personalized health care plans specific to their needs.  She provides nutrition assessments and counselling to help them make healthy changes to their eating habits and lifestyle and/or prevent or treat chronic diseases.

Cheryl graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition from the University of Western Ontario.  She completed her dietetic internship at St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto.  Cheryl is a Registered Dietitian in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and a member of Dietitians of Canada, Consulting Dietitian’s group.

​Throughout her career, Cheryl has provided nutrition counselling as a clinical dietitian in a community hospital and as member of a family health team.  She has several years’ experience facilitating nutrition related workshops and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a sales trainer. She has experience helping clients manage emotional and/or problematic eating behaviour and improve their relationship with food.

​Cheryl believes that healthy eating is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.  It is not about deprivation, but rather enjoying the foods you love in moderation. Cheryl’s nutrition knowledge, experience, compassion and step by step approach have helped her successfully guide her clients along the pathway of making positive lifestyle changes.  She is passionate about helping clients achieve their health goals and improve their overall wellbeing.  

Cheryl lives with her family in Oakville.  

​Please join us at either location for what will be a very interesting and informative evening.

Our Milton meeting will take place on Wednesday February 13th from 7.00pm to 8.45pm at the Seniors Activity Centre, 500 Childs Drive, Milton. Doors will open at 6.30pm.

Our Burlington meeting will take place on Thursday February 28th from 7.00pm to 8.45pm at the Seniors Centre, 2285 New Street, Burlington. Doors will open at 6.30pm.

Doors will open at both locations at 6.30pm. The program will begin at 7.00pm and wrap-up at 8.45pm. Coffee and tea will be available. Treats for our Milton meeting will be supplied by Revera and at Burlington by Chartwell Retirement Residences. We would like to thank them for their generosity.

Both meetings will begin with a short welcoming address from our Chapter President Tom Carrothers. Tom will also provide a brief update on your CARP Halton Chapter activities.

This will be followed by our featured presentation.

There will be a break at the midway point which will allow time to socialize with fellow members and to visit our sponsors. We encourage you to chat with our sponsors and gather more information about the services they provide. Halton Chapter thanks our sponsors for their support at all of our meetings.

Our Sponsors in February will be:

Mortgage Alliance: Iris Dowling is a Customized Mortgage Solutions and CHIP Expert

Burlington Memorial Gardens: Established in 1979, Burlington Memorial Gardens features over 100 acres of beautifully landscaped and immaculately manicured gardens. Part of the Arbor group of cemeteries and funeral homes, the property is part of the historic Niagara Escarpment.

Lisa’s Kitchen: Designing and delivering delicious nourishing meals for Seniors and Busy People

LegalShield: Puts an umbrella of protection over you & your family and gives you the confidence of knowing whatever comes your way, your law firm is there when you need it.

Hearing Life: “Your hearing is our expertise” We give you access to the most advanced hearing aid technology, expert clinical support and the most up-to-date diagnostic equipment.

Both meetings will conclude with a few closing remarks from Tom and our 50/50 draw. We encourage you to support this draw as proceeds help defray the costs incurred in putting on our meetings. Plus if you are the lucky winner at Burlington you will typically take home over well over $100.

Our meetings are FREE. All are welcome. Please support CARP Halton Chapter. We look forward to meeting our members and friends.