We will take a deep look into the benefits of good nutrition vs poor nutrition and the potential long-term risk to your health and well-being.
We will explore why poor eating habits and lack of exercise among African-Canadians and visible minorities increase their risk of developing high blood pressure, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
SOME OF THE TOPICS THAT WILL BE COVERED:
– Learn about foood for the ages and what to avoid.
– Incorporating new eating styles to prevent high blood pressure and inflammation.
– Understanding food labels.
– The dangers of sugar hidden in our foods that cause hypertention and heart disease.
– Tips to cut back on carbs.
– Options for healthier food choices for the Caribbean and African diets.
– How herbs heal your body.
– Alternatives for spices and high-sugar content condiments.
Meet the Facilitator, Maxine Choy
Certified Health & Nutrition Coach and Yoga/Pilates Instructor. Working directly with women over 40 to assist them in achieving attainable health and fitness goals by practicing mindfulness, consistency and accountability.
She works one-on-one with her clients with a focus on guiding them through the pillars of health and nutrition education so as to help them to understand the benefits of living a wholesome life. Through her coaching technique, her goal is to create a mindset shift around her client’s beliefs about themselves and their abilities, as well as to assist them in the process of gaining clarity about their overall health goals.
Join us every Wednesday from 11:00 pm
This FREE online program is open to members of racialized communities.
Sign up now, spots are limited
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