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Published on July 07, 2016

Palos Hospital Offers “Nurturing Yourself through Nutrition” Series

Nutritious Red Apples

Palos Heights, IL – Palos Hospital will host three free workshops, each offering unique ways to get the most benefits from summer and fall produce.

Farmer’s Market 101: Let Us Be Your Guide takes place on Tuesday, July 19. This class offers tips for successfully navigating local markets and features samples of original recipes created by a Palos dietician and chef designed to inspire healthy summer eating.

Making the Most of Your Harvest takes place Tuesday, September 13. Cook County South Suburban Master Gardener Program Coordinator Margaret Burns-Westmeyer and registered dietitian Loretta Wojten will share tips on preserving vegetables and herbs, from freezing to drying. Participants will also learn how to prepare garden beds now for planting next spring.

Apples, Apples and More Apples! takes place Tuesday, October 11. Attendees will learn about unique varieties of apples and how to select the best produce whether visiting the orchard or grocery store. Also included: tips on preparing delicious apple recipes throughout the fall.

All of the above classes meet from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Palos Hospital Auditorium. Registration is required; call (708) 226-2300. For more information on these presentations or other classes offered by Palos Hospital, visit

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