A Unique Approach to Health & Nutrition...
Eight Steps to a Healthier, Happier You!
- Week 1: Guide to Healthy Weight and "Defensive" Eating
- Week 2: The Lion of Nutrition: Carbohydrates
- Week 3: Building Step-by-Step: Protein
- Week 4: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Fats!
- Week 5: Mom was Right!: Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables
- Week 6: To Your Health: You are what you Drink!
- Week 7: Moving Your Body: You Can at Any Age
- Week 8: Sugar and Fats, Oh My!
- Week 9: Health Insurance 101: Supplements!
Weekly blood pressure checks are offered to all participants.
Mondays, 6pm to 8pm
L+M Hospital Coffee Shop, located on the first floor lobby area
$200 per person
To register for an upcoming class, please call 860-442-0711 ext. 3109 or register online
Space is limited to 20 people per session
The Healthier, Happier You Staff:
Mary Ann Nash, MS, RD
Mary Ann Nash is a registered dietitian with more than 25 years experience in obesity, eating disorders, diabetes, cancer, and prevention. She has a bachelor of science in foods and nutrition from Marywood University in Scranton, Pa., and a master of science degree in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University. Mary Ann also holds the distinction of being a Master Chef. She has received numerous awards, including the 2003 Wellness Award at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, where she is employed as the nutrition coordinator for the Community Cancer Center and is co-facilitator of the "Happier, Healthier You" series. Mary Ann's passion is found in helping people live healthier, happier lives through understanding nutrition.
Sal Argento, Executive Chef
Sal is L&M's Executive Chef. He co-facilitates Healthier, Happier You and is a highly skilled and talented culinary instructor. Sal is passionate about preparing and demonstrating fantastic foods that are good for the palate and the heart.
Lindsay Beckwith, RN, MPH
Lindsay coordinates Community Health Education and Prevention Services at L&M Hospital. She is an experienced Health Educator with a clinical background in Respiratory Therapy and Nursing. She holds a Masters degree in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health Education. Lindsay's passion is found in providing innovative, engaging opportunities for people to understand the why and how of prevention.