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Tue Jul 10 2012 at 10:00 pm EST
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Friday Jul 6, 2012
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Reading nutrition labels can seem daunting, but with the right information and tools, it doesn’t have to be. In this course, you will learn how to read nutrition labels and ingredient lists of packaged products. You will understand what pieces of information are most important, how to make simple calculations to get the information you need and how to make good judgments about the foods you buy. You will also learn how to decipher the ingredient list to know if a product is healthy or not. The course will include exercises to help you put what you learn into action, and to ensure you come away feeling confident about your next trip to the grocery store. Attendees Will Learn: - How to understand ingredient lists - How to read and evaluate nutrition fact labels - How to compare products so you know which is the healthiest option - How to read through marketing label claims to really understand what they are telling you
Learn how the energy of our food directly impacts health and mood, and why so many “healthy” eaters often feel run down, sick and tired. Discover simple tips for energizing and fully nourishing your body with delicious, nutritious foods in keeping with the cycles of nature.
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Andrea Beaman is a Natural Foods Chef, health educator, thyroid expert, holistic health coach and herbalist, dedicated to alternative healing, and sustainable eating and living. Andrea was a featured contestant on Bravo's Top Chef. She is a regularly featured expert on CBS News, and hosted the Award Nominated, Fed UP! A cooking show that educates viewers how to cook for, and cure, bodily ailments.
Brett Blumenthal is bestselling author of 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You (January 2012) and Get Real and STOP Dieting! (December 2010). She regularly speaks at conferences, spas and wellness centers, and consults on topics of health and wellbeing, as well as business strategy. Her writing is regularly featured on popular sites including: Yahoo!, Shine from Yahoo!, Divine Caroline, Intent and Gather. She has also been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Spa Magazine, Stuff Boston, American Fitness, The METRO and Organic Spa Magazine. Brett has appeared on NBC, FOX and CBS, as well as on Martha Stewart’s Whole Living Radio Show – on Sirius Radio, and Magic 106.7, Talk 96.9, and WBZ 1030 in Boston. She is a regular guest on Better Connecticut (WFSB – CBS, Hartford, CT) and MyFox – 25 in Boston. She has 20 years of experience in wellness promotion and almost 10 years experience in management consulting; including branding, change management, and training strategy and development for Fortune 100 companies. Brett has received numerous awards including: Shine from Yahoo! “Woman of the Year;” Divine Caroline’s Love this Site! award; Intent’s Best Healthy Living Site Award; and Healthy Heart from Nature Made. Brett received her MBA from Johnson at Cornell University, where she graduated as a Park Fellow; she also earned her bachelors degree from Cornell University. She is certified by WELCOA (Wellness Council of America) and AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America).
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