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Food Choices: Six Weeks to Transition to a Plant-Based Lifestyle (Tuesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm)   NEW!

This course covers plant-based nutrition as a health-promoting and compassionate way to eat and live joyfully. We will explore the connections between diet and health, and will share strategies for transitioning to a sustainable healthy lifestyle. Participants will get to sample delicious plant-based foods at each session! Topics covered in this course include: • Health-promoting foods vs. disease-promoting foods; whole foods vs. processed foods; learn how to change these ratios • Factors affecting longevity and disease incidence • Benefits of plant-based nutrition compared to the Standard American Diet (SAD) • Comparative role of genetics and diet in the prevention and reversal of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other health issues • Recognizing obstacles to optimal health in some surprising places – medical science, pharmaceutical industries, government and media • Tips for grocery shopping, food preparation, creating new habits and exploring new holiday meal traditions

Suggested Reading: • How Not to Die, Michael Greger, MD • Whole, T. Colin Campbell, PhD

Maximum Class Size: 110.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
636 West Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306
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