Introduction to a Whole Foods Plant Based Diet

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Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Age Group: Adult
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Do you suffer from “Lifestyle Syndrome” - poor eating habits, lack of exercise, and stress? Nearly 60% of Americans are overweight and on medications related to degenerative diseases as a result of Lifestyle Syndrome. But we can take control of our health! In this class you will learn the basics of a whole foods plant-based diet and how to get maximum nutrition from the foods you eat. Strategies for incorporating healthy lifestyle practices will also be discussed.

Mary Lawrence is a vegan chef, culinary instructor, and wellness educator with Well on Wheels, Connecticut's premier vegan personal chef service. Her new cookbook, Eat Vegan with Me, combines conversation with compassionate cuisine to make the transition to a vegan lifestyle delicious and fun. She is a Board member of the American Vegan Society and holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a certificate in nutrition and wellness consulting from the American Fitness Professionals Association, an MA in Communication and Cultural Studies, and a BA in English. In addition to running her business, she teaches English as an adjunct faculty member at Gateway Community College in New Haven.