Provides a program called Veggie Rx designed to increase education and access around healthy foods for individuals who have been diagnosed with a disease related to obesity, such as:
- Heart disease and stroke
- High blood pressure
- Some cancers
- Gall bladder disease and gall stones
- Breathing problems such as sleep apnea and asthma
This 10-person program follows an eight week curriculum and includes taking field trips to local food providers and vendors to raise awareness and increase knowledge around nutritional options and how to add them for overall healthier living.
Offered at Denver Inner City Parish starting Thursday, October 3rd, and continuing once a week every Thursday, with the last class being on November 21st, 2019. Classes offered in both English and Spanish.