This cooking school is offered periodically by Extension Family and Consumer Science Agents throughout the state of Georgia. It promotes screening for breast and cervical cancer and teaches how to reduce risk for cancer through healthy food choices and physical activity.
Call 1-800-ASK-UGA-1 to see if Cooking for a Life Time will be offered soon in your county.
Cooking for a Life Time may also be purchased by health professionals and Extension agents outside Georgia.
This diabetes cooking school was totally revised in 2007. The curriculum teaches the meal planning and food preparation skills that will reduce calories, control carbohydrate, modify fat and increase fiber so those affected by diabetes can achieve better blood glucose and blood pressure control.
Participants will be able to
The program has six lessons. Most people will only offer a series of three at one time:
Each lesson includes a script, handouts and Power Point slides.
Over 70 recipes are included and more are available on our Diabetes Publication page on this Web site.
The original version of this curriculum won the 1997 Creative Nutrition Education Award from the Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association and the 2001 Southern Regional Award of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Association for Educational Curriculum Packages. This revised edition has even more information, handouts and activities.