SCES dietitian to dispel nutrition myths over lunch

Separating nutrition facts from fiction will be the focus of lunchtime presentations at the Cambridge and Somerville Councils on Aging in March.

Organized by the Somerville-Cambridge Elder Service (SCES) Nutrition Program, “Nutrition Myths: Fact or Fiction” will be led by registered dietitian Andrea Svartstrom. In addition to a hot lunch, there will be food samples, gifts, a grocery card raffle and recipe ideas.

The presentations will take place on the following dates:

  • March 12 at 11 a.m. at the Cambridge Citywide Senior Center (806 Mass. Ave., Cambridge).
  • March 28 at 11:30 at the Holland Street Senior Center (167 Holland St., Somerville).

This event is free, but registration is required if you would like to have lunch. To reserve your spot, please call 617-349-6047 by 11 a.m. on March 11 for the Cambridge event. Please call 617-625-6600 ext. 2323 by 11 a.m. on March 27 for the Somerville event.

The nutrition talks are free and no registration is required. Registration is only required for those who plan to stay for lunch.