Intro to Intuitive Eating
Ditch dieting for good. This presentation will help you unlearn all the myths and misinformation surrounding how some say you ‘should’ be eating. Instead, tune in to your body’s innate wisdom as it relates to hunger, fullness, and nutritional needs.
What are macros? Why do they matter? Should I be counting my macros? If so, how much do I need? Get all of these questions, and more, answered during this presentation.
Tame the inner flame. Find out how inflammation could be impacting your life and how nutrition could be your key to managing it. You may be surprised to learn about how easy it is to incorporate anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich foods to make a meaningful change.
This presentation series explores nutrition and health in ways that you may have never been taught or even considered. Discover why, contrary to most media and popular culture messages, Western’s registered dietitian does not support fad diets or weight loss as a way to pursue health. Through this series, you will explore your current definition of “healthy” and discover what pieces of your definition may be ‘missing the mark’. You are guaranteed to leave this informational series with new insight into your health and nutrition.
Gut Health (is Brain Health)
Many different presenters or authors have covered the connection of nutrition with brain health, while others cover nutrition and gut health. In this discussion, discover the intersection of gut and brain health. More specifically, learn why these two vital parts of the body are inherently linked and simultaneously impacted by our nutrition.
Intro to Health at Every Size
Learn the truth about body size and health. You might be surprised to learn what fitness influencers, researchers, and even doctors often get wrong.
Small (but Significant) Steps to a Healthier You
The Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu is quoted saying “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” This presentation is designed to help you find what that “single step” is. This presentation provides an overview on the various levels of “nutritional knowledge and skill” from the perspective of a dietitian, helping you identify which level you are currently on. From there, each ‘level’ contains practical advice on how to make manageable and practical steps to elevate yourself to the ‘next nutritional level’.
When it comes to starting or even maintaining a fitness routine, many will eventually lose motivation, get injured, or “fall off the wagon” at some point in life. For some, establishing any sort of fitness routine may be a lifelong struggle. For many others, there may be an overall aversion to exercise that has posed an ongoing obstacle to getting fit. In this presentation, you will explore your understanding of “exercise”. By redefining exercise, you will come to find how exercise optimally fits in your life, whether you’re a daily fitness junkie or someone who would never think to step foot in a gym.