Parkview Mobile Nurses want to help you get healthy in 2018
Parkview Mobile Nurses will be renewing their efforts to get people to rethink their diets starting the first of the year.
The nurses will be hosting repeated showings of Forks Over Knives, a documentary that looks into the benefits of including more plants in your diet.
In addition to that, the nurses will host another round of grocery store tours for people looking for information on how to shop better and get healthier foods and will conduct “Converse with a Nurse” sessions to help educate people on better food choices.
The nurses are certified by eCornell University in plant-based nutrition and believe that eating a healthy diet with more plants and fruits can help reduce many chronic diseases, in addition to losing weight.
The showings for Forks Over Knives will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at area branches of the Pueblo City-County Library District beginning with the Patrick A. Lucero Branch, 1315 E. Seventh St., on Jan. 16.
The film will be shown Jan. 31 at Greenhorn Valley branch, 4801 Cibola Dr. in Colorado City; Feb. 12 at the Pueblo West Branch, 298 S. Joe Martinez Blvd.; March 5 at the Giodone Branch, 24655 U.S. 50; April 16 at the Barkman Branch, 1300 Jerry Murphy Road, and May 8 at the Lamb Branch, 2525 S. Pueblo Boulevard.
The grocery store tours will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Jan. 23 and 30 at Albertson’s Grocery Store, 1601 U.S. 50 West.
The Converse with a Nurse sessions all take place from noon to 1 p.m. at Legacy Bank, 730 Desert Flower Boulevard, with the first happening Jan. 16. The following sessions will be Feb 20, March 20, April 17 and May 15.
All of the events are free and open to the public.