Nutrition Workshop

Getting one well-balanced meal on the table every day, let alone three, can be a challenge for anyone! But food is the body’s fuel, and part of its medicine, too. Giving your body the right nutrients and maintaining a healthy weight can help you stay active and independent. Healthy eating is a key part of aging well. It is a way for you to stay healthy and strong, which is important to maintain your independence and quality of life!  Topics to be discussed: Canadas Food Guide to Healthy Eating, How your needs change with age, Nutrients to keep an eye on and where to find them, How to read food labels to help you make wiser choices, Healthy snack ideas, Easy meal ideas & Tips to make grocery shopping easier.

Carrie Kessner-Cristofaro, P.Dt, B.Sc Registered Dietitian Following the completion of an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Western Ontario, Carrie then completed a second Bachelor in Science, this time from The School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill University in 2002.  She is a member of the Ordre Professionel des Dietetistes du Quebec as well as Dietitians of Canada. Over her career, Carrie has had the opportunity to practice as a registered dietitian in a rehabilitation hospital, has helped build menus for various schools, and has been fortunate enough to be a part of the Westmount Square Health Group since 2004.  The field of nutrition is shifting and ever-changing. Carrie’s approach to nutrition is simple: she firmly believes that what we eat and drink plays a critical role in both preventing and treating a wide range of diseases.  Carrie takes an individualistic and holistic approach with her clients and firmly believes in balance and moderation when it comes to food. Her experience is primarily with obesity, weight loss, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, gastrointestinal disorders, geriatrics and food allergies/intolerances .  

Thursdays :November 5th – November 26th – 4 weeks

10:30- 11:30

Cost: Free for members only

Deadline to Register: October 15th

Class is full!

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