| 10 Easy Steps to a Healthier Body
||It's easier to move individual stones than a whole mountain. Introducing small changes one step at a time add up to better long-range health. Presented here are easy-to-implement tips and how-to's for a successful shape-up program: Staying hydrated; Quick and safe metabolism-boosting tricks; Adding fiber and vegetables; Limiting sodium; and replacing processed meats.
| Brain Foods & Stress Busters
||Specific food combinations can augment brain power and stress levels. Learn how various foods affect your brain and how to put them to proper use: The hungry brain - critical nutrients; Manipulating neurotransmitters; The physiological response to stress; Effects on digestion; Foods that stress vs. support the endocrine & nervous systems; Protocols & Menu planning.
| Healthy Eating on the Run
||No time for healthy eating? Think again! With a little knowledge and creativity nutritious meals for the whole family can be prepared with little effort. Topics include: Getting the most (nutrients) from the least - choosing nutrient-dense foods; Planning ahead; Nutritious lunches; Healthier fast food options; Kitchen time savers
| Boosting the Burn - Metabolism Raisers
||While there is no magic weight loss pill, some foods can increase the metabolic rate up to 40%! This seminar addresses the burning questions about how to incorporate these foods to reach and maintain your weight goals. Definitions: metabolism & calories; Influential factors affecting metabolism; Specific calorie-burning foods & ingredients.
|| Chocolate, Sugar and other Cravings
||Suffering from a lack of willpower? The craving brain is not as complicated as we once thought. This engaging seminar unveils fascinating new findings about food cravings, addiction, allergies, and the immune system's involvement.
| The Facts about Fats
||The fats in your body are replaced every 90 days! Learn how dietary fat can dramatically affect your health. Explore the complex world of various types of fat including trans fat, EFAs, & the latest research.
| The Kitchen Clean-Up
||Reinvent your kitchen. Learn practical tips and techniques for grocery shopping, stocking, cooking, and storing natural foods. Introduce new foods to yourself and your family in a fun fashion. Review excellent resources for healthy, low-fat cooking.
| Nutrition for Shift Workers
||More than 20% of North American workers are employed as shift-workers. Healthy management of a shift workers' diet takes some knowledge and work, but once mastered, can improve sleep, energy, and overall health. Learn key issues related to the shift-workers lifestyle and useful strategies for sleep enhancement and maximum productivity during waking hours.
|| Pain Management: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet
||Concerns about the dangers of pain medication continue to plague the field of medicine compelling many to seek alternative solutions. This seminar describes the anti-inflammatory diet and explores natural alternatives to drugs.
| "Working" Towards a Healthier Weight
||Many will gain up to five pounds each year upon entering the workforce. How & why was that extra weight gained, and how can it be controlled? This entertaining session discusses various work-related fat-forming factors and practical solutions.
| Women's Health: Estrogen Dominance
||Women needlessly suffer from the effects of estrogen dominance - PMS, mood swings, weight gain and cravings, or more serious issues including endometriosis. This intriguing presentation examines the causes and symptoms of estrogen dominance and provides practical advice for managing hormones with diet & specific nutrients.
| Reading Labels: Facts & Fables
||With so many food products to choose from in grocery stores, how do you know which are the healthier choices? It isn't as complicated as it may seem, thanks to food labels. Learn to: Interpret and use the "Nutrition Facts" panel; Understand serving sizes and measurements; Identify ingredients and additives, cholesterol, sugar, and others.
|| The ABC's of Nutritional Supplements
||Are you getting the most from your supplements? How can you know which are right for you? Discover how, when & why nutritional supplements can be beneficial. This session cover: Spin the bottle - Supplement quality, excipients, manufacturing, and storage; Protocols for specific nutrients; and food sources.
| Healthy Holiday Eating
||Holidays, cottage weekends, wedding receptions... social events interfere with our best healthy eating intentions. With a little know-how, you can enjoy these events with few consequences. A must-see before the December holiday season.