1/31-Class #1: Defend Against Colds and Flus: How do I boost my immune system?
This lecture will focus on certain diet and lifestyle practices that boost immune function during the season that we are most susceptible to pathogens. Learn about seasonal cooking techniques, daily eating habits, special applications of supplements and herbs, and macrobiotic home remedies that will protect and treat common colds and flus
2/28-Class #2: Prenatal Nutrition: How do I eat for pregnancy?
This lecture will address questions and concerns for eating in preparation for, during, and after pregnancy. What foods are recommended? What foods should I avoid? Should I take supplements? How can I maintain energy throughout? What foods are best for milk production? And more...
3/28-Class #3: Spring Cleaning: What do I do to support healthy detox?
This lecture will talk about the benefits and dangers of cleansing. During the spring, the body naturally moves into a cleansing mode, releasing toxins and other excess from the long winter months. Learn how to support this process without stressing the body, and what foods and supplements will help the process.
Classes scheduled for 4/25 and 5/30 will be postponed to a later date. For info, please feel free to email with any questions.
4/25-Class #4: Dietary Dogma: Which diet is right for me?
This lecture will focus the variety of diet fads that dominate popular culture. Are they based on sound nutritional science? Is there a relationship to traditional practices throughout world longevity cultures? How do I know what is right for me? Is there a common theme amongst them all?
5/30-Class #5: The Energetics of Food: Should I eat differently for each season?
This lecture will discuss the energetic effects of food and different cooking styles. What is food energetics? Why is it important to eat in harmony with the season? How do I prepare foods to make balance with the climate? Learn how to choose foods and cooking techniques for sustainable health.