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Learn How to Cut the Salt, Keep the Flavor

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the public to attend Cut the Salt and Lower Your Blood Pressure, a two-hour class designed to help County residents trim their salt intake down to “heart smart” levels while enjoying balanced, great-tasting meals. The class will be conducted by Rutgers University nutrition expert Dr. Karen Ensle, head of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County, supported in part by the Freeholder Board.

Cut the Salt and Lower Your Blood Pressure is scheduled for Thursday, March 28, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm. at the Extension offices in Westfield, at 300 North Avenue East. A $5.00 materials fee will be collected at the door and pre-registration is required by calling Judi Laganga at the Extension, 908-654-9854.


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Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Cooperative Extension educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, military service, veteran status, and any other category protected by law. Rutgers Cooperative Extension encourages individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you need special accommodations, have questions about physical access, or require alternate means for program information, please contact your local Extension Office. Contact the State Extension Director’s Office if you have concerns related to discrimination, 848-932-3584.