Nutrition and Healthy Living Classes
Nourishing your body with a healthy, balanced diet is the foundation of any healthy lifestyle. At Bronson Wellness Center, you have access to a variety of nutrition and healthy living classes. These programs are designed to provide you with tips and tricks for eating and feeling better. All nutrition and healthy living programs are led by our team of nutrition educators and held as a classroom-format in our on-site test kitchen. Registration is required. To save your spot, call (269) 639-2949 or talk to a member of the Bronson Wellness Center service desk.
Upcoming classes include:
- Never-Ending Sweet Potatoes
Thursday, November 29, 9 to 10 a.m.
Did you know that sweet potatoes are one of the healthiest veggies you can eat? Learn different ways you can enjoy this nutrient- and flavor-packed food. Walk away with 10 new recipes for any occasion.
- Cookies for Breakfast
Friday, November 30, 9 to 10 a.m.
Who wouldn’t like cookies for breakfast? Learn how to make – and taste – three healthy breakfast cookies that are high in fiber, low in fat and loaded with important nutrients.
- Kick Holiday Stress to the Curb
Thursday, December 6, 9 to 10 a.m.
Holiday months can be filled with activity after activity. Learn some tips and tricks for handling the stress that may come from all the festivities.
- Holiday Breakfast Casserole – Yes, Please!
Thursday, December 13, 9 to 10 a.m.
Are you having overnight guests this holiday season? Talk and taste your way through eight easy steps for making the best healthy breakfast casseroles you’ve ever tasted.
- 25 Low-Cal Snacks Under 100 Calories
Thursday, December 20, 9 to 10 a.m.
Are you one of the many people making a New Year’s Resolution to eat better and lose weight in 2019? Learn about 25 snacks that are under 100 calories per serving.
- The Keto Buzz
Thursday, January 10, 9 to 10 a.m.
You’ve heard it by now – “Lose 20 pounds on the Keto Diet – without even trying!” Find out about the risks, benefits and challenges associated with this widely misunderstood, and often mismanaged, diet.
- Numbers that Matter – It’s Not Just Your Weight
Thursday, January 17, 9 to 10 a.m.
When trying to lose weight, there’s more to focus on than just the numbers on the scale. Learn about some other numbers you should be paying attention to when working toward improved health and wellness!
- Bye, Bye Holiday Weight Gain (FULL DAY WORKSHOP)
Friday, January 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Have you packed on a few extra pounds this holiday season? Learn 10 weight loss and exercise strategies, tips and tricks to get you back on track. A healthy Power Bowl lunch is included in this full day workshop.
Cost: $50 members, $60 non-members
- 10 Ways to Build a Power Breakfast
Thursday, February 7, 9 to 10 a.m.
High-quality protein in the morning can help you stay full and satisfied all day long. Sample chia seed pudding and nut butter bagels, and leave with 10 high-powered breakfast recipes.
- Vitamins You Need in Your 40s and Beyond
Thursday, February 21, 9 to 10 a.m.
Do you know which vitamins aging bodies need more of? Learn which are most important, and the roles they play in a healthy body.
- National Nutrition Month – Hot Topics Celebration!
Thursday, March 7, 9 to 10 a.m.
2018 was a big year for nutrition. Learn about 10 of the latest healthy eating tips and trends, while enjoying bagels, fruit and a Q&A with lead nutrition educator, Chris Flood.
- More Than (Easter) Eggs
Thursday, March 14, 9 to 10 a.m.
What can you do with eggs besides scramble them or dye them? Are eggs really good for you? How many should you eat in a week? Find out in this class.
- Good Bugs
Thursday, March 21, 9 to 10 a.m.
Good bacteria can provide health benefits, like better digestion and a stronger immune system. Where do you find them and how do you eat them? Register to find out!
Additional opportunities to learn about healthy eating habits
In addition to nutrition education and healthy living programs, you can take part in healthy cooking classes, have your recipes analyzed and revised to be healthier and participate in other nutrition-based programs led by our team of experts.
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