The Science Behind Ultra-Processed Foods – and Why It Matters

Date/Time 03/30/2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Have you ever wondered why some foods seem “addictive?” Or how can you make better choices to give your body the fuel it needs to sustain and maintain weight loss? We know that our diet impacts our health, and it can directly affect our quality of life over time. In this course, join Christine Tenekjian to help you analyze the roots and drivers of your food choices, how to break unhealthy cycles of eating behavior, and provide you with a pathway to healthier food choices to nurture and energize you.

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify ultra-processed foods and describe volumetrics
  • Develop an awareness of the roots and drivers of your food choices
  • Describe the interaction between your food and your body’s biochemical response
  • Develop empowering techniques to help you break addictive food cycles
  • Be equipped with tools to sustain your new dietary changes over time

Registration Open!
Early Registration Deadline: March 01, 2023
Last Day to Register: March 29, 2023
Instructor: Christine Tenekjian, MPH, RDN, LDN, NBC-HWC
Adult Weight Management certified expert and Registered Dietitian Christine Tenekjian works with clients directly at Duke Lifestyle and Weight Management Center to create custom programs focusing on the whole being and emphasizing food choices as fuel. Her approach leads to a positive impact on her client’s overall well-being.


  • Thursday (12-1 pm ET), March 30, 2023

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About Health & Well-Being Smarts

Take a break and enhance your health and well-being knowledge with a live webinar hosted by our highly experienced Duke Health and Well-Being experts. Following Duke Health and Well-Being’s Wheel of Health, Health and Well-Being Smarts is a monthly webinar program that will discuss and review the most up-to-date recommendations regarding the interconnected and interrelated components of whole-person health and well-being.

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