GREENEVILLE, TN –
The health benefits of fiber will be discussed during a lecture Monday, Oct.
14, at Takoma Regional Hospital.
Dietitian Dawn Wright
will speak at the event, which is hosted by Takoma's Wellness Education Series,
formerly called the diabetes support group. The lecture will be held from 11
a.m.-noon at Takoma's Volunteer Conference Center.
"Fiber has been shown to
improve blood sugars, aid in digestion, and lower risk of some cancers," Wright
said. "I'll discuss how to incorporate more fiber into diets."
Wright graduated from
the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in food science and
nutrition. She is a registered dietitian and a licensed dietitian/nutritionist
with the State of Tennessee. Wright has worked as a dietitian since 1986.
requested, but not required. If you plan to attend, please call Louisa Hammer,
Takoma's certified diabetic educator, at 636-0308.