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.
April 5 – Nutrition for Cognition
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 memory, focus, and mood. This session will focus on using our plate to sharpen memory, aid in cognitive function as we age, and boost brain performance.
April 19 – A Plant Forward Approach to Building Your Plate
It’s no secret that the consumption of plant-based foods has ample health benefits. With so much conflicting information on this topic, many people are unsure of how to meet their nutrient requirements while approaching a plant-forward, plant-based, vegetarian, or vegan diet. This class will be applicable to omnivores, vegetarians, pescatarians, and vegans who are interested in incorporating more plant foods.
May 3 – Cooking with Confidence
Reignite your culinary excitement by learning new ways to prep your favorite ingredients. This session focuses on basic cooking and knife skills, introduces common kitchen tools, and explores how to get a different end product by varying cooking methods.
May 17 – Women’s Health
May is Women’s Health Month. Learn about the most common topics in women’s health, including balancing hormones, mental health, and chronic diseases. Let us answer your questions and provide strategies for meeting your health, fitness, and wellness goals.
May 31 – Healthy Habits While Working from Home
Working from home is now more common than ever. The change in environment and increased distractions can be an added hurdle to feeling healthy and productive. This session will focus on the planning and practice necessary to boost your well-being at home.
June 14 – Men’s Health
June is Men’s Health Month. Testosterone and other hormones, mental health, stress, and chronic disease are important topics in men’s health. Let us answer your questions and provide you with strategies for meeting your health, fitness, and wellness goals.