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Learn to cook Mediterranean diet on a budget

Healthy Cooking on a Budget is the goal of a free cooking class at Tyrrell Extension Office on Sept. 24.

The program will feature the Mediterranean Diet, benefits of which are touted to be weight loss, improved heart and brain health, diabetes prevention and control, and cancer prevention.

Attendees will learn to make delicious recipes and to understand the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.

This free program is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Tyrrell Extension Office, 407 Martha Street, Columbia. It is sponsored by Inner Banks Hotline and is to be taught by Tyrrell County Cooperative Extension.

A Spanish-language interpreter will assist in the instruction.

Please call Hotline at 252-796-5526 if you intend to participate.