What is Perseverance?
Perseverance is a series of live, online, nutrition-focused classes intended to help participants make informed, sustainable decisions about their health and lifestyle. Our Registered Dietitians educate participants on a wide variety of topics – you can learn about meal planning, cooking skills, inflammation, sleep, your relationship with food, stress management, gut health, disease management and prevention – and the list goes on! We meet every other Wednesday at noon; sign up to join our program mailing list and join in for any sessions that are most appealing to your interests.
Online classes are held bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 12:00 pm ET on Zoom. Please sign up to receive the login link.
October 4 – Nutrition for Cognition: Food and Mood
The brain is a control center for our body and is the mastermind behind how we move, feel, and think. Since our gut and brain are connected, what we eat can impact our mood. This session will focus on using our plate to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression and boost our mood.
October 19 – The Sugar Sweet Spot
Some people can easily include sugar as part of a balanced diet. Other people need help dialing back their sugar habit. Yet, others want to avoid weight gain, chronic disease, inflammation, poor gut health, and hormonal imbalance that can accompany overconsumption of sugar. Come gather the facts about sugar to identify your personal sweet spot.
November 1 – Diabetes Prevention
November is American Diabetes Month. More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, and that number continues to climb. The good news is that diabetes is preventable. The first step in prevention is understanding the disease and how it progresses. We’ll help you understand the keys to managing a healthy blood sugar and proactive strategies to prevent long-term health risks.