1104 S. Westnedge AVe

Kalamazoo, MI  49008

Inside the Firehouse Fitness and Wellness building

Tel:  248-470-0103 (cell)

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    Welcome to Holistic Nutrition!

    • This class is a live, webinar-based class that runs from Week 1 through Week 9.  There is no class 10th week. 

    • Each week will introduce a different and interesting webinar about a specific nutrition or lifestyle topic. 

    • Topics are listed below.  As you can see, there are 9 different topics. 

     

    YOU MUST ATTEND SEVEN (7) DIFFERENT LIVE WEBINARS IN ORDER TO GET CREDIT FOR THE CLASS. 

     

    You can choose the topics that interest you most.  Feel free to attend all 9 webinars if you wish! 

     

    I will be taking attendance at each webinar so as to know which ones you have attended and to be able to give credit at the end of the trimester.  There is no homework with this class; however, make-up classes are available with my permission and may involve a written assignment.

    Webinars will be held at the same time slots every week:

    Mondays 12:15pm - 1pm    Tuesdays  2:15pm - 3pm   Wednesdays 4pm - 4:45pm

    • Attendance is only needed at ONE of the weekly webinar time slots as the information presented at each time will be the same. 

    • When it is time to attend the webinar, please click on the appropriate time slot below and a new window will pop up from Zoom. 

     

    NOTE:  Webinars are hosted by Zoom so that app must be downloaded on your mobile device or tablet or installed on your computer PRIOR to your first webinar.  Webinars use video conferencing so access to a computer/phone camera is a requirement.

    Fee For This Class:  $80  (click here to pay via credit card)  Venmo payment:  CarrieB1104   

    This is an off-campus, fee-based class and not included in your tuition.  Please pay for this class prior to the end of 3rd week.  If you need to set up a payment plan, please text me:  248-470-0103.

    Carrie Bennett, K'04

    MS Applied Clinical Nutrition

    Text me with questions, comments or concerns!

    248-470-0103

    Week 1: Eat Real Food 

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    Learn the benefits of eating real food, the dangers of processed foods and how to structure a well-balanced anti-inflammatory, clean eating plan.  

    Week 2:  Toxic Sugar

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    Understand how sugar interacts with our body.  Carrie will focus on the negative impact of processed sugar consumption on all aspects of our health including metabolism, brain function, inflammation and more.

    Week 3:  Nutrition and Exercise

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    What are some excellent strategies for pairing nutrition and exercise?  Does it matter?  What about building muscle, burning fat, etc?  Get answers to your questions and learn how proper nutrition strategies will completely enhance your workout results and recovery. 

    Week 4:  Optimizing Digestion

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    Do any of these describe you on a regular basis: Bloated, ,Heartburn, Excessive fullness, Sour stomach, Foul smelling gas?  If so, help is on the way!  Join Carrie for this webinar on why enhancing your digestion can be of tremendous benefit to you.  Carrie will teach you exactly what that means and how to implement proven techniques that improve digestion and lessen symptoms. 

    Week 5:  How the Body Burns Fat 

    Monday        Tuesday         Wednesday

    Are you a sugar burner or a fat burner?  Learn how the body burns body fat for energy and which strategies you can use every day to "coach" your fat burning metabolism.  Fat is a very important fuel source that generates a ton of energy without much oxidative damage so it is a key pathway to have optimized. 

    Week 6:  Circadian Reset

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    Learn key strategies to reset your circadian rhythm -- your body's internal 24 hour clock.  By ensuring your body clock is operating with appropriate circadian rhythm, you allow your body to have a more balanced hormone profile, improved sleep, better energy, lower inflammation and a faster metabolism.  Carrie will teach you everything you need to know about why and how to get your circadian rhythm on track today. 

    Week 7:  Nutrition for Brain Health

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    Optimize your brain health and function with clinically proven eating and movement strategies.  Learn why fat is essential for a healthy brain, key in on specific brain health nutrients and which foods are loaded with them.  

    Week 8:  What Your Poop Is Telling You

    Monday        Tuesday        Wednesday

    Everything from how often you go, to the color of your poop is telling you valuable information about the functioning of your body.  Learn how to "read" your poop cues to see what your bowel movements are telling you.  Then, learn how to make key changes to improve your BM's if needed.

    Week 9:  Intermittent Fasting

     Monday       Tuesday       Wednesday

    Learn what intermittent fasting is and why it can be helpful to burn body fat, reduce inflammation, prevent diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer and more.  Carrie will provide information on different techniques to try, the pros and cons of each one as well as essential things to do while intermittent fasting to maximize results.