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Seminar to Teach the Importance of Healthy Food for the Family

Union County, NJ – Union County residents are invited to take part in a seminar on the importance of healthy food for the family. Sponsored by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, this program aims to educate participants on how healthy eating habits can reduce the risk of disease.

“We’ve learned that the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, certain forms of cancer, osteoporosis and other serious health problems can be reduced by making small changes in your diet,” said Alexander Mirabella, Union County Freeholder Chairman.

The two-hour seminar will be held Wednesday, March 28th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the county services building, 2nd floor located at 300 North Ave East in Westfield. A $5.00 fee will be collected at the door and pre-registration is required.

To register, please contact Digna Torres at the extension offices at 908-654-9854 or via email


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