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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Whole Health Makeover Program- Part One

This past Saturday, May 8th, marked the first official Whole Health Makeover Program, Part One. We had a full house and the program ran incredibly smoothly, fortunately. We spent the day alternating between lectures by myself,  Dr. Matthew Lederman, and Dr. Alona Pulde of Exsalus Health and Wellness Center, and cooking demonstrations by the brilliantly talented and hilarious Chef AJ.

Here is the schedule that we followed:

8:00-8:30 Registration and Welcome

8:30-8:45 It’s Easy Being Green Smoothie Demo – Chef AJ

8:45-9:45 The state of disease in America & our current health crisis: A review of some of the most common health concerns and what we can do about them (i.e. heart disease, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis) - Drs. Pulde/Lederman

9:45-11:00 Nutrition lecture Part 1: myths debunked dairy, calcium, protein, meat, & iron – Julieanna Hever

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:30  Cooking Demo: Baked Tortilla Chips and Pea Guacamole; Green Goodness Dressing; Sweet Potato, Swiss Chard, and Canellini Bean Soup; Peanut and Chocolate Peanut Bites  – Chef AJ

12:30-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 Food Addiction: What it is and how to manage it; How to deal with deprivation – Drs. Pulde/Lederman

2:00-3:00 Nutrition Lecture Part 2: myths debunked fats, oils, omega 3 fatty acids, and carbsJulieanna Hever

3:00-3:15 Caramel Fakkiatto smoothie food demo – Chef AJ

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Strategies for success and navigating obstacles – Drs. Pulde/Lederman

Overall, it was a wonderful seminar and the attendees had great feedback and they enjoyed the cuisine and took home tons of information.

Part Two is Saturday, May 22nd. Sign up now for talks about exercise, stress management, supplements and more of Chef AJ's decadent healthy magic.


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