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YMCA to host healthy home seminar series

The Alexandria Area YMCA will offer a series of healthy living seminars. At these goal-setting and educational seminars, participants will learn how to take control of health and wellness.

The following seminars will be offered:

Saturday, February 2 - Shopping Smart for Weight Loss, 10 a.m. Learn how to shop for low sodium, low fat, low calorie foods.

Monday, February 4 - The Living Well Series, 6:30 p.m. Identify actions to find the pure and sufficient raw materials needed for proper health.

Tuesday, February 5 - Recipe and Meal Modifications, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to lower calorie intake and make meals more filling.

Tuesday, February 26 - Defensive Dining, 6:30 p.m. Learn tips to order lower fat, lower calorie meal options at restaurants.

For more information on YMCA health and wellness programs, contact Kara Elwood at (320) 834-9622 or