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Nutrition

Learn current and applicable tips for choosing the right quantity and quality of food to maximize taste, minimize waists, and boost the benefits of your daily activities and treatments.

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Conscious Grocery Shopping

Sometimes our store-bought selections do not align with our best intentions, even when we shop carefully. Test your current knowledge of what is really on the shelves and learn tips from our registered dietitian nutritionist for making the best food decisions at the market. Learn how to determine which processed foods are fine to eat and which ones you should avoid. After this session, you will be ready to shop like a nutrition pro.

Dietarary Supplements

If you’re like most consumers, you have some supplements in your medicine cabinet. The overwhelming buzz surrounding the value of supplements can be difficult to decipher. In this lecture, registered dietitian Nancy Teeter discusses some of the most pervasive dietary supplement myths and evaluates when supplements can help or hurt. Take home her strategy for evaluating supplements and shopping for the best nutrients vital for health.

EMOTIONAL WELLBEING AT THE END OF YOUR FORK

Food has the potential to promote physical, mental, and emotional health. It can also intensify food cravings, depression, memory loss, and stress. While the physical consequences of poor eating patterns can take decades to appear, the mental effects can occur in under two hours. You will leave this class with a roadmap for curbing cravings, improving your mood, and increasing your energy and brainpower

FOOD COMBINATIONS FOR ULTIMATE HEALTH

Studies show that food synergy (nutrients working together in teams) produces profound health benefits. Nancy Teeter, registered dietitian nutritionist, offers a glimpse of whole foods’ complex beauty and a new appreciation of their role in a healthy lifestyle. She supplies specific examples of food and nutrient synergies to incorporate into your eating routine.

LOVE YOUR FOOD, LOVE YOURSELF

Loving-kindness and compassion can enhance your relationship with food, especially comfort foods and treats. Within a small group, you will practice gratitude and kindness to yourself and others while enjoying the dynamic taste of chocolate.

RADIANCE FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Skin is the largest organ of the body; our outsides reflect the foods we consume. In this session, our dietitian will explain why it is becoming increasingly clear that your food choices can empower you to increase your vitality and improve skin health with your diet. Take-home tools include a recipe and sample menu.

NOURISHING START

Begin your day by intentionally nourishing your body. Join our Registered Dietitian for breakfast and learn that paying attention to how you eat is as important as what you eat. When we eat with intention, we can expand how we feed the whole self, including our minds and hearts.

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TRUST YOUR GUT: Your Intuitive Path to Health

Liberate yourself from the need to obsessively count calories, punish yourself with excessive exercise, or follow the latest fad diet to reach your goals. Instead, you can rely on gut instinct to guide you to eat the foods you desire when you are hungry. Groundbreaking scientific discoveries are helping us understand that the microorganisms residing in the gut strongly influence body weight and overall wellbeing. Take the Intuitive Eating Self-Assessment, a tool that enables you to discover which harsh eating rules are getting in the way of joyful eating, and rethink your approach to food. You will leave with personal goals for intuitive eating, a plan for feeding essential gut microorganisms, and a recipe booklet to get you started on your way to a lifetime of wellness. $

TRANSITIONING TO PLANT-BASED NUTRITION

Are you curious about whole-food, plant-based nutrition? Optimal health is fueled by nutrient-dense, minimally processed plant foods, including whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables. This interactive workshop will provide you with the knowledge and tools to increase intake of whole plant foods rich in fiber, phytonutrients, and antioxidants. Learn how you can reduce your risk of diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, obesity, inflammation, and high blood pressure. This interactive workshop includes kitchen tips for plant-based substitutions to your regular diet. 90 MIN | $

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TAME THE FLAME: Curb Inflammation with Food

In this workshop, our nutritionist provides practical tips for curbing chronic inflammation to ward off age-related diseases. Take home a comprehensive handout that includes cooking and shopping tips, as well as recipes. Learn the truth about inflammation –what is it is, what causes it, and why we want to minimize it. 90 MIN | $

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SIX TIPS TO MASTER YOUR METABOLISM

Your body has inherent intelligence and a huge capacity for change. Learn how metabolism is measured and why it changes. In this session, our registered dietitian will reveal lifestyle factors that influence your metabolism and, perhaps, your weight.

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SEVEN STRATEGIES TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

The immune system is a complex network of cells, organs, and tissues that work in tandem to protect your body and fight invaders. In this lecture, our dietitian provides practical ways to take care of yourself and support your immune system.

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

If you’re like most consumers, you have some supplements in your medicine cabinet. The overwhelming buzz surrounding the value of supplements can be difficult to decipher. In this lecture, registered dietitian Nancy Teeter discusses some of the most pervasive dietary supplement myths and evaluates when supplements can help or hurt. Take home her strategy for evaluating supplements and shopping for the best nutrients vital for health.

HEALTHY GUT, HEALTHY YOU

Digestion interacts with every system, organ, and cell. The health of your gut bacteria directly impacts your immune system, cholesterol, blood sugar, allergies, and even your mood. Join our registered dietitian in this interactive workshop to optimize your digestive health determine which supplements and foods you should include or avoid. 90 MIN | $

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FIVE HACKS TO HALT CRAVINGS

Learn five easy ways to halt cravings and optimize health, weight, and blood sugar control. Learn how to enjoy food without worry and stress, and use these skills to be at peace and ease.