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A Plant-Based Approach to Eating for Health and Beyond
Wed 03/06 12:00 pm-1:15 pm
Instructor: Reshma Shah MD
Location: Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC), Rm 130 (291 Campus Drive)
BeWell Berry

Confused about what to eat and/or what to feed your family? Since not even the experts can agree, it's easy to understand how you can feel at a loss when trying to decide what to put on the dinner table. This noon-hour class will offer an overview of the benefits of a plant-based diet, from optimizing health and well-being, to caring for our environment, as well as address some common concerns. We will provide plenty of practical tips and strategies to bring plant-based meals to your lunch boxes and dinner table. Learn the nuts and bolts of menu planning, get new recipe ideas, and even learn how to make some simple, yet delicious plant-based meals.

Instructor: Reshma Shah, MD, MPH, is a board-certified pediatric physician practicing in the Bay Area. She has advanced training in plant-based nutrition and cooking. In addition to clinical practice and teaching residents and medical students, she has a strong interest in family health and wellness, with a focus on plant-based nutrition.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $40 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 37   (Min: 0, Max: 130)
Class Code: pbff-01

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Diet How To's of Metabolic Homeostasis
Wed 02/13-03/06 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Instructor: Gretchen George PhD
Location: SLAC National Accelerator Center, Building 40, Sycamore Conference Room 195 (2575 Sand Hill Road)
BeWell Engagement or Berry

Homeostasis describes how the human body regulates fluid, nutrients, and temperature balance. The current diet culture repeatedly tells us that we must do all the work to keep our body in balance through "clean eating", fasting, and cleansing. These messages lead to confusion and sometimes anxiety over not doing the right thing.

Join this 4-week class to learn and practice sound nutrition principles. Not only will you learn the basics of nutrition from a metabolic perspective, you will participate in a healthy diet ‘boot camp’ where each week, as a group, we will review eating patterns and practice what we learn. There will be opportunities to share the emotional and physical changes we experience. Learn how the digestive system and metabolic system (related to hunger and satiation) work, and increase your confidence to choose foods that best meet your personal health needs.

Instructor: Gretchen George, PhD, RD, is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition at San Francisco State University. Prior to her faculty position, she worked at Stanford Prevention Research Center as a Research Dietitian on multiple weight loss studies.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $200 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 7   (Min: 10, Max: 30)
Class Code: hth-01

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Kurbo - Simple "traffic-light" weight loss program
Dates/Times: NA
Instructor: Kurbo Personal Coach
Location: At your computer/device
BeWell Engagement or Berry

Kurbo is a 12-week digital/mobile health coaching program based on 30 years of research to help you and your family eat healthier, exercise more and manage weight. Rather than focus on calorie counting, Kurbo utilizes the proven Traffic Light food classification system to help you understand food choices, find healthy substitutions and gradually decrease the number of red lights (unhealthy foods) over time. The Kurbo curriculum is based on proven behavior modification strategies for weight management and the research-based concept of supportive accountability, which is the belief that participant success and adherence is greatly improved through a support network of family and friends.

In this program, your personal behavior coach will keep you accountable and motivated with weekly check-ins via video chat or phone. You will learn simple behavior modification strategies and tools such as goal setting to help you reach your health goals. Between coaching sessions, you will track your food and exercise behaviors in the app and have access to learning materials like videos, cookbooks and shopping lists to keep you motivated and on track. Lessons cover topics such as Reading a Food Label; Understanding Portion Size; Meal Planning; Exercise Strategies; and Tips for Eating Out.



Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $225 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 14   (Min: 0, Max: 500)
Class Code: kurbo-30

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Personalized Nutrition Coaching - Christina Becker, MPH, RDN
Wed Fri Dates/Times: NA
Instructor: Christina Becker
Location: TBD
BeWell Berry

Here is an opportunity to sit down with an experienced nutrition coach in a comfortable, non-judgemental setting to explore your individual nutrition needs, challenges, and goals. In these 3 sessions, your coach will partner with you to develop and implement a realistic eating plan that will reenergize your pathway to wellbeing.

Our nutrition coaches are diversely qualified and have unique areas of specialization. Please read the instructor bios to select a coach that suits your personal interests and needs. Please note: The first session is one hour followed by two 45 minute sessions. You will be contacted within 5 business days of registration to schedule an appointment.

Coach: Christina Becker, MPH, RDN, NBC-HCW, is a Registered Dietitian, public health nutritionist, and integrative wellness coach. Christina has over 14 years of experience working in the healthcare industry with a combination of disciplines including dietetics, non-profit, community health, corporate wellness, and has also served as a BeWell Coach. Christina is a graduate of the Integrative Health & Lifestyle program (IHeLp) at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and a certified Hatha yoga instructor.

Christina provides guidance on a variety of nutrition topics including healthy and mindful eating, weight management, heart disease, diabetes, GI conditions, and nutrition for athletic performance. She also enjoys helping healthy individuals boost energy levels and improve overall wellbeing. Christina will support you with a compassionate and caring approach, and get you from " I should" to "I want and will" and, ultimately "I did".

Note: Christina's sessions are conducted over the phone. Special requests for in-person appointments will be considered. Appointments are schedueled on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $275 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 2   (Min: 0, Max: 10)
Class Code: pnc-04a

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 CLASS FULL Personalized Nutrition Coaching - Joanne Ambras
Dates/Times: NA
Instructor: Joanne Ambras
Location: TBD
BeWell Berry


Here is an opportunity to sit down with an experienced nutrition coach in a comfortable, non-judgemental setting to explore your individual nutrition needs, challenges, and goals. In these 3 sessions, your coach will partner with you to develop and implement a realistic eating plan that will reenergize your pathway to wellbeing.

Our nutrition coaches are diversely qualified and have unique areas of specialization. Please read the instructor bios to select a coach that suits your personal interests and needs. Please note: The first session is one hour followed by two 45 minute sessions. You will be contacted within 5 business days of registration to schedule an appointment.

Coach: Joanne Ambras is a Certified Nutrition Educator and Wellness Coach. She has extensive experience helping people reach their goals as part of the BeWell team, her own private nutrition practice, and at a Silicon Valley Fortune 50 company. Joanne's areas of focus include: plant-based diets, healthy digestion, eating strategies to help lower cholesterol, glucose or blood pressure, and healthy eating for busy people. She is enthusiastic about working with clients to create a sustainable plan that suits each individual's unique body, lifestyle, food preferences and health goals.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $275 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 2   (Min: 0, Max: 2)
Class Code: pnc-04c

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Personalized Nutrition Coaching - Natalie Lavorato
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Dates/Times: NA
Instructor: Natalie Lavorato
Location: TBD
BeWell Berry

Here is an opportunity to sit down with an experienced nutrition coach in a comfortable, non-judgmental setting to explore your individual nutrition needs, challenges, and goals. In these 3 sessions, your coach will partner with you to develop and implement a realistic eating plan that will reenergize your pathway to well-being.

Our nutrition coaches are diversely qualified and have unique areas of specialization. Please read the instructor bios to select a coach that suits your personal interests and needs. Please note: The first session is one hour followed by two 45 minute sessions. You will be contacted within 5 business days of registration to schedule an appointment.

Coach: Natalie Lavorato is a Nutritionist with over 10 years of experience working as a Health Educator. Formally a Stanford BeWell Coach, Natalie is now a Program Manager for Kaiser Permanente's Medical Weight Management Program in Daly City. She is passionate about helping others tackle such issues as weight management, heart disease, nutrition for athletic performance and glucose management. Natalie can help you to make lasting lifestyle changes by beginning with small sustainable steps or simply improve on an already healthy lifestyle. Natalie takes appointments between 10:00am - 3:00pm, Monday through Friday.


Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $275 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 3   (Min: 0, Max: 15)
Class Code: pnc-04f

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Personalized Nutrition Coaching - Nicole Cooper
Dates/Times: NA
Instructor: Nicole Cooper
Location: TBD
BeWell Berry

Here is an opportunity to sit down with an experienced nutrition coach in a comfortable, non-judgemental setting to explore your individual nutrition needs, challenges, and goals. In these 3 sessions, your coach will partner with you to develop and implement a realistic eating plan that will reenergize your pathway to wellbeing.

Our nutrition coaches are diversely qualified and have unique areas of specialization. Please read the instructor bios to select a coach that suits your personal interests and needs. Please note: The first session is one hour followed by two 45 minute sessions. You will be contacted within 5 business days of registration to schedule an appointment.

Coach: Nicole Cooper, ATC, RDN, NASM-CPT, has over 15 years of experience working in dietetics, personal training, and corporate wellness. She is currently a BeWell Coach. Nicole provides guidance on a variety of nutrition topics including weight management, heart disease, sports nutrition and diabetes. She enjoys helping others start with small steps to create lasting change. She will help tap into what motivates you and guide you to a successful outcome. Please note: Nicole's sessions are conducted over the phone.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $275 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 2   (Min: 0, Max: 10)
Class Code: pnc-04e

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 CLASS FULL Personalized Nutrition Coaching - Rosalyne Tu
Wed Thu Dates/Times: NA 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Instructor: Rosalyne Tu
Location: TBD
BeWell Berry


Here is an opportunity to sit down with an experienced nutrition coach in a comfortable, non-judgemental setting to explore your individual nutrition needs, challenges, and goals. In these 3 sessions, your coach will partner with you to develop and implement a realistic eating plan that will reenergize your pathway to wellbeing.

Our nutrition coaches are diversely qualified and have unique areas of specialization. Please read the instructor bios to select a coach that suits your personal interests and needs. Please note: The first session is one hour followed by two 45 minute sessions. You will be contacted within 5 business days of registration to schedule an appointment.

Coach: Rosalyne Tu, MS, RDN, has been working as a dietitian for the past 15 years. She is trained on the topic of Eating Competence and is on a quest to counter the dieting pressures of our culture and help you find a guilt and deprivation-free way of eating that feeds the mind, body and spirit. She has a weight-neutral approach and can help guide you towards trusting your body to know how much to eat. Rosalyne schedules appointments between 3:00-4:00 pm on Wednesdays and 2:00-4:00 pm on Thursdays.


Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $275 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 2   (Min: 0, Max: 2)
Class Code: pnc-04g

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Personalized Nutrition Coaching - Shauna Hyde
Mon Tue Wed Thu Dates/Times: NA 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Instructor: Shauna Hyde
Location: TBD
BeWell Berry

Here is an opportunity to sit down with an experienced nutrition coach in a comfortable, non-judgemental setting to explore your individual nutrition needs, challenges, and goals. In these 3 sessions, your coach will partner with you to develop and implement a realistic eating plan that will reenergize your pathway to wellbeing.

Our nutrition coaches are diversely qualified and have unique areas of specialization. Please read the instructor bios to select a coach that suits your personal interests and needs. Please note: The first session is one hour followed by two 45 minute sessions. You will be contacted within 5 business days of registration to schedule an appointment.

Coach: Shauna Hyde is a registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator with over 15 years of experience. She specializes in diabetes prevention and management, cholesterol management, weight loss and blood pressure control. She has worked at the Stanford Prevention Research Center and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation on a number of research projects, primarily providing lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factor reduction education to study participants. Shauna can help you improve your diet with simple, realistic modifications. Healthy meal preparation, grocery shopping, eating out, and physical activity are all topics that she can help you improve. Shauna is an exercise enthusiast! She loves hiking, jogging, yoga and kick-boxing. Shauna schedules appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays between 9:30am-3:00pm.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $275 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 1   (Min: 0, Max: 6)
Class Code: pnc-04d

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The Art of Snacking
Wed 02/27 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Instructor: Christina Becker
Location: Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC), Room 120 (291 Campus Drive)
BeWell Berry

Do you belong to the 90% of Americans who snack? Do you go for that planned mid-day snack, graze your way through the workday or skip meals in lieu of your favorite treat? Our culture is obsessed with snacking and snack foods are ubiquitous in our food environment. While a well-placed and balanced snack can optimize nutrition, energy and weight, frequent snacking can drain our energy and focus, while contributing to our expanding waistlines and metabolic imbalances. So should you snack?

Join this noon class to:

-Explore the reasons behind our ever growing snacking culture

-Examine the impact of common snack foods on our energy and performance levels

-Learn how, when, and what to snack on to optimize your energy, performance, and waistline

Instructor: Christina Becker, MPH, RDN, NBC-HWC, is a Registered Dietitian, public health nutritionist, and integrative wellness coach. Christina has over 14 years of experience working in the healthcare industry with a combination of disciplines including dietetics, non-profit, community health, and corporate wellness. She is a graduate of the Integrative Health & Lifestyle program (IHeLp) at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and is a certified Hatha yoga instructor.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $35 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 25   (Min: 0, Max: 60)
Class Code: snack-01

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Weight Management: The Journey Continues
Mon 02/04-03/11 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Instructor: Linda Adler
Location: Psychiatry Building, Room 1211 (401 Quarry Road)
BeWell Engagement or Berry

Many of us are able to initiate lifestyle changes, but not all of us are successful at maintaining them. This is particularly true when it comes to weight loss: not because it’s necessarily difficult, but rather because so many of us aren’t aware of the key factors that lead to optimal success. This 6-week class will serve as a resource for participants who experience inevitable challenges but remain committed. You’ll learn to think more creatively about your weight loss, and learn new ways to build on your success to make it sustainable. We’ll cover lesser-known strategies, focus on your unique challenges, and have some fun in the process. Each class will focus on a specific theme where the instructor/mentor will provide new information designed to generate group discussion, discovery, and peer support.

Instructor: Linda Adler, MPH, MA, is the Founder and CEO of Pathfinders Medical, as well as the Principal at Linda Adler Consulting. A former Stanford student and health policy researcher, Linda found success with her own weight management issues through the HIP weight management class. She is eager to share both her personal experience and professional coaching background to help others achieve their goals.

Category: Healthy Living : Nutrition & Weight
Levels: All Levels
Fee: $250 , STAP/EA Funds: Yes
Enrollment: Current: 3   (Min: 0, Max: 12)
Class Code: wmbf-02

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FREE WEBINAR: Cocaine in my Cookies - How Addictive is Sugar?
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Have you ever felt you might be a sugar addict? Do you have a difficult time turning down sweets, bread, juice, etc.? Take a look into the science behind sugar addiction, it's impact on our health, and then learn effective ways you can 'kick the habit'.

Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO, is a board certified internal medicine physician specializing in women's wellness through integrative medicine. Recorded February 12, 2014.


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FREE WEBINAR: Is a Calorie Always a Calorie?
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Christopher Gardner, Phd
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Assuming you have at least a vague idea of what a calorie is, you are probably aware that one way or another too many of these mysterious calories must be contributing to the 2/3 of Americans that are either overweight or obese. If you eat more calories than you spend, you gain weight. To lose weight, just the opposite, right? It doesn?t matter if those calories come from bread or butter or beef, or does it? Does celery really have negative calories? What about those zero calorie artificial sweeteners? All of this and suggestions for choosing the best calories for optimal health and weight control will be discussed.


Instructor: Christopher Gardner, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, SPRC. Dr. Gardner is a nutrition scientist who has been an active researcher in this area for the past decade. Recorded October 8, 2012.


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FREE WEBINAR: Nutrition and Wellness During Pregnancy
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Mandy Murphy
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Did you know what you eat and what you do during pregnancy can have a positive impact on your baby?s health long after birth? In this class, we will discuss three important aspects of wellness during pregnancy: optimal eating habits, emotional health & stress, and physical activity. It will be an opportunity to identify what you could change during your pregnancy, and to explore how to transform these changes into sustainable lifelong habits ? stretching far beyond the nine months of your pregnancy.
Instructor: Mandy Murphy, RD, MPH. Mandy's focus and passion has long been with building healthy habits for women and their families during and after pregnancy. She has worked at prenatal clinics, a WIC center, and currently works with the MAMAS study, that promotes mindfulness and good eating habits for pregnant women.


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FREE WEBINAR: Nutrition Controversies: Continuing the Conversation
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Christopher Gardner, Phd
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Nutrition Controversies: Continuing the Conversation
Do I need more protein? What is gluten and should I avoid it? Should I be replacing sugar with artificial sweeteners? Is saturated fat
really OK now ? and is ?butter back?? Should I buy organic ? is it worth it? How bad are GMOs?
All of these nutritional controversies and more will be addressed with a blend of science and humor by Professor Gardner. He is also
open to answering some of your own dietary conundrums.
Instructor: Christopher Gardner, PhD in Nutrition Science, UC Berkeley. Dr. Gardner is a Professor of Medicine at Stanford University
where he has been with the Stanford Prevention Research Center for 20 years. He has conducted over a dozen randomized
controlled human nutrition studies with more than 1,500 study participants.


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FREE WEBINAR: Nutrition Hacks: Tips for Eating 10% Healthier for the Over-scheduled
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Marily Oppezzo
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Sugar is the reason for all of your problems. Oh no wait, it?s gluten?s fault. Maybe it?s your microwave?! Are you exhausted by
contradicting nutrition rumors or the peer pressure to detox with kale shakes?

Tune in to this 1-hour nutrition webinar to get
science-based tips on eating healthier, coupled with actionable moves you can try without overhauling your budget ? or
your lifestyle. We?ll even take a virtual mini and change ideas to help your modifications stick for the long
run!

Instructor: Marily Oppezzo, PhD, MS Nutritional Science, RD. As a nutritional counselor, Dr. Oppezzo has worked with a variety of populations with different goals: treatment of a medical condition, healthy eating in difficult situations, fueling for performance, and health promotion.


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FREE WEBINAR: Salt: How it Impacts Our Health
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: John Farquhar, MD
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

This webinar will present the reasons why Americans, and most of those in the rest of the world need to lower their salt intake. The major reason is to help keep our blood pressures at normal levels, but the role of salt in causing stomach cancer will also be presented. The webinar will provide tips on how to lower salt intake, especially looking at the canned, pre-packaged and prepared foods that now make up almost all the salt we take into our bodies. A list of the ten most common high-salt foods to avoid will be given. You will learn the difference between "reduced sodium", "low sodium", and "very low sodium". Guidelines for the amount of sodium (in milligrams) one should ingest in a single serving, and for the day will be provided. Lastly, you will be given tasty ideas for seasoning your food without salt. Instructor: John Farquhar MD, C.F. Rehnborg Professor in Disease Prevention, Emeritus (Active), Professor of Medicine and Health Research and Policy, Emeritus (Active) Founder of the Stanford Health Improvement Program. Recorded September 9, 2011.


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FREE WEBINAR: The Secret Society: Part 1 Breaking Out of the Norm
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

For you to prevent or reverse disease and weight gain you must begin to reshape how you see food. You may have to reject much of what you know about food and begin to access "real food" that promotes health and well-being. There are a lot of factors that play into why we make the choices we make, from societal cues to simply knowing what foods to eat or avoid. In this 3-part webinar, you will learn how to recognize our deadly societal eating norms, identify healthful foods, and develop the tools to live in the secret society of health. Part 1: Breaking out of the norm: How to identify the social eating norms that make healthy eating difficult.


Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO, Internal Medicine physician specializing in women's wellness through integrative medicine. Recorded on October 16, 2012.


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FREE WEBINAR: The Secret Society: Part 2 - The Grocery List
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

For you to prevent or reverse disease and weight gain you must begin to reshape how you see food. You may have to reject much of what you know about food and begin to access "real food" that promotes health and well-being. There are a lot of factors that play into why we make the choices we make, from societal cues to simply knowing what foods to eat or avoid. In this 3-part webinar, you will learn how to recognize our deadly societal eating norms, identify healthful foods, and develop the tools to live in the secret society of health. Part 2: The Grocery List: What should be on my shopping list and what shouldn?t be.


Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO, Internal Medicine physician specializing in women's wellness through integrative medicine. Recorded on October 23, 2012.


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FREE WEBINAR: The Secret Society: Part 3 The Tools
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

For you to prevent or reverse disease and weight gain you must begin to reshape how you see food. You may have to reject much of what you know about food and begin to access "real food" that promotes health and well-being. There are a lot of factors that play into why we make the choices we make, from societal cues to simply knowing what foods to eat or avoid. In this 3-part webinar, you will learn how to recognize our deadly societal eating norms, identify healthful foods, and develop the tools to live in the secret society of health. Part 3: The Tools: Specific tips on how to integrate healthy eating into your life starting today.


Instructor: Nicole Peoples, DO, Internal Medicine physician specializing in women's wellness through integrative medicine. Recorded October 30, 2012.


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FREE WEBINAR: Time Saving Tricks to Make Healthy Homemade Cooking a Breeze
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Anna Rakoczy
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Do you want to cook at home more ? not only to lose weight but also to improve your health and your family?s health? Do you need to make changes to your diet and lifestyle in order to improve your blood numbers, energy, and body confidence? Do you feel that time is the biggest barrier to you eating a healthier diet? Join us for this noon-hour webinar on simple preparation and time saving tricks to make healthy, homemade meals a breeze. You will learn: -How to plan and execute your grocery shopping to set you up for healthy eating for the week - and make healthy choices the ?easy? choice during the busy working week, -How to save money & reduce food waste - and avoid ?temptation? purchases when shopping, -How you can spend 3-5 minutes prepping in the morning and reduce the barrier to preparing a healthy, homemade meal at night, -The #1 trick used by healthy home cooks to get tasty, nourishing meals on the table every night ? no matter how busy their schedules; and -How to ?engineer? your meal so you can cook using the ingredients you already have in your fridge. We will also cover bulk cooking and preparation ideas for easy, healthy breakfasts and lunches. Instructor: Anna Rakoczy is a cook, an author, a health coach and the Co-Founder of Homemade Cooking. She has taught classes at Google, Stanford, the JCC and around the Bay Area.


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FREE WEBINAR: Tools for Healthy Eating Habits
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Jennifer Robinson, PhD
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

Do ever find yourself in the grocery store staring at options like a deer in the headlights? Wait, is this good for me today? I think it was good for me yesterday, but I heard that?s no longer true...And what the heck are the DRI, RDA, EAR, and DGA?? With so much nutrition information out there, it is amazing we even know we are supposed to eat vegetables and fruits!


In this webinar, we will walk you through some of the most helpful nutrition tools and how to use them to make simple and healthy food choices. We will cover the Dietary Reference Intakes, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the food labels (past, present and future), and ChooseMyPlate.gov. By the end of the class, everyone will set a personal goal to be a savvy and selective consumer.

Instructor: Jennifer Robinson, PhD, is Program Manager for the Nutrition Studies Group, Stanford Prevention Research Center.


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FREE WEBINAR: Trust Your Gut - High Fiber, Microbes and Your Health
Viewable: Any time
Instructor: Lisa Offringa
Location: At your computer/device
Not BeWell berry eligible

The health benefits of a diet high in dietary fiber are well established. Studies show eating fiber results in a reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammation, diabetes and obesity. Why is the non-digestible part of our diet so beneficial to our health? One reason is that our intestinal microbiota uses fiber as its primary fuel and nourishment. By choosing foods high in fiber, we have the potential to modify the gut microbiome, and our health in a positive way.

Join Dr. Lisa Offringa in this noon hour webinar to learn about the fascinating universe of our intestinal microbiome, learn how to identify high fiber foods and ways to include more fiber into your daily diet.

Instructor: Lisa Offringa, PhD. Research Fellow at Stanford Prevention Research Center, and Lecturer in Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley.