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Nutrition Smarts

Take a break and enhance your nutrition knowledge with a live webinar hosted by our highly experienced Duke Health and Well-Being Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. Nutrition Smarts is a monthly nutrition webinar program that will discuss and review the most up to date nutrition recommendations regarding weight management, chronic diseases such as Diabetes and Heart Health, simple meal planning strategies, and healthy cooking.

These sessions are recorded.

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

August 2021 | The Mediterranean Diet and the MIND Diet

What’s behind all the buzz and interest in the Mediterranean and MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diets? Join us to discover the background, science, and recipes of these two lifestyle approaches. 

Early Registration Deadline: July 26
Last Day to Register: August 9
Schedule: Tuesday (Noon-1:00 pm ET), August 10, 2021
Instructor: Elisabetta Politi

September 2021 | Intuitive Eating and the Hunger Fullness Scale

What is intuitive eating and what research supports this practice of listening to the body to guide nutrition intake? We share answers to these questions, and invite you to come learn how to bring attention to and trust the internal signals of hunger and fullness that our bodies send to help regulate body weight naturally. 

Early Registration Deadline: August 30
Last Day to Register: September 13
Schedule: Tuesday (Noon-1:00 pm ET), September 14, 2021
Instructor: Kara Mitchell

October 2021 | Exploring Digestive Health

The digestive system influences our states of physical and mental health. We will introduce you to 5 steps you can take for improving digestive balance and achieving greater overall well-being. 

Early Registration Deadline: September 27
Last Day to Register: October 11
Schedule: Tuesday (Noon-1:00 pm ET), October 12, 2021
Instructor: Joanne Gardner

November 2021 | Planning for a Healthier Holiday Season

The holiday season: such joy! …and so many challenges! We will suggest strategies for maintaining your healthy habits while enjoying special events and indulgences. 

Early Registration Deadline: October 25
Last Day to Register: November 8
Schedule: Tuesday (Noon-1:00 pm ET), November 9, 2021
Instructor: Christine Tenekjian

Continuing Education Credits Available

This CE course is approved by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) for 1.0 continuing education unit (CEP #100060).

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