Taking good care of your health involves learning how to eat with your heart and mind. Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases (like heart disease, diabetes and cancer), and promote your overall health. Understanding your nutrition can be the first step to a healthier you.

Mercy Corporate Health and Wellness has a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator to provide educational presentations to groups on a range of nutritional topics. These presentations usually last 30 minutes to an hour. Additionally, the Mercy Nutrition Center offers individual nutrition consults.

Possible presentation or lunch and learn topics include:

  • The Skinny on Obesity.
  • Diabetes education.
  • Healthy eating.
  • Healthy snacks.
  • Healthy eating for kids.
  • Cooking for kids.
  • Wellness, physical activity and nutrition.
  • Healthy oils and fats.
  • Healthy proteins and fats.
  • Avoiding the great white hazards.
  • Drinking the right beverage.
  • Healthy shopping tips.
  • Healthy weight loss.
  • How to read and understand food labels.

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