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Workshop 4. Vitamins, Minerals, and Fiber/Putting it All Together

Participants will accomplish the following:


Learn about the health benefits of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.


Understand how vitamins, minerals, and fiber promote overall health.


  • Identify fat and water soluble vitamins and understand their functions.
  • Identify important minerals and how they can help control diabetes.
  • Identify vitamin and mineral deficiency and recognize signs and symptoms of those deficiencies.
  • Identify soluble vs. insoluble fibers.
  • Learn how to use fiber to reduce blood sugar spikes. 
  • Create healthy meal plans.
  • Identify personal roadblocks in your journey of healthier eating habits.
  • Understand the benefit of physical activity in diabetes management.
  • Identify resources for assistance with these topics.
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