FAME: Intro to Nutrients

FAME: Intro to Nutrients


Join FAME Educators Johanna Glaser and Kelly McLauchlan Stone for the first of our Food As Medicine Everyday sessions. This class is densely packed with information introducing you to our primary nutrients, Fat, Carbohydrates, and Protein. We'll dive into the functions of each macronutrient in our bodies and learn how to identify plant and animal sources of each that best fuel our bodies for optimal health.

Key things you'll learn:

  • How to recognize whole versus processed foods

  • Identify examples of plant and animal foods that are fats, carbohydrates, and proteins

  • The basic functions of fats, carbs, and proteins and why they ought to be in every meal or snack

Tentative Menu: Refried Pinto Beans & Baked Kale Chips*

*Recipes and menu subject to change based on seasonal availability of produce.
FAME can serve those looking for an introduction to cooking and eating whole foods and those looking for a deeper understanding of the health benefits of a whole foods-based diet. Regardless of age, cooking experience, or health status, you and your entire family will benefit from learning healthy cooking skills and nutritional know-how. Each workshop will welcome up to 16 participants, and kids aged 5 and up are welcome to attend.

CLASS DATE: 9/18/19

6:00 - 7:30pm

About our instructors:

Johanna is a holistic nutritionist, personal chef, urban farmer, and folk herbalist with a passion for local, sustainable, and seasonal foods. She is passionate about creating simple nourishing dishes that feature fresh produce from local farms and seasonal wild foods.

Kelly is a wellness consultant providing customized nutrition programming and workplace yoga for small teams and business executives. Kelly's primary goal is to provide education and resources to guide individuals to expertly manage stress, sleep, and food choices for vitality in and outside of the office.

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