Janet Marshall is the editor of The Free Lance-Star's Healthy Living section and Healthy Life Virginia newsletter. She thinks most things are fine in moderation.
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Dr. Christopher Lillis and dietitian Jennifer Motl will be online Thursday evening to answer readers’ questions about diet and nutrition. Wondering whether a vegetarian eating style provides enough protein? Curious about the value of cutting carbs from your diet? Jen and Chris will give responses and share their perspectives from 6-7 p.m. You can submit a question during that hour or ask one in advance; either way, visit http://fredericksburg.com/News/Web/chat3 to post your question.
Other upcoming health-related events in the Fredericksburg area include:
– A discussion of back and neck pain by Dr. Mudit Sharma of Virginia Spine Specialists, tomorrow (April 17) from 3-4 p.m. at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.
– Babypalooza, a free health fair for expecting and experienced parents, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.
– Karma Yoga, a free Project Yoga Fredericksburg class led by Suzanne Ludlum of Trinity Yoga and Healing, on April 28 from 4:30-6 p.m. Location: Heart to Sky Yoga studio inside BOA Martial Arts center, at 930 Bragg Hill Road.
– Operation Medicine Cabinet, a free drug disposal event, on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop off old or expired medicines at several locations including Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital.