April 10th – Allergy Relief – ACHOO!!
Do you suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms? Learn how allergens affect the body and how to limit your exposure. From neti pots to herbal remedies, discussion will include safe, natural and effective ways to manage allergies.
May 8th – Super Uses for SuperFoods
Goji berries, raw cacao, maca, spirulina, bee pollen – these and many other superfoods are the talk of the health and wellness community. But what do you DO with them? In this delicious class we will demonstrate simple, tasty ways to incorporate a variety of superfoods into your diet. Sample tasty treats and take home recipes for each one!
June 12th – Movie Night – “Ingredients” (66 min)
Narrated by actress Bebe Neuwirth, this engaging documentary weighs the shortcomings of America's industrialized food system against a rising local-growth movement, whose proponents are shrinking the gap between farmland and dinner table. With chefs Alice Waters and Greg Higgins as guiding lights, growers, restaurateurs and consumers around the country, from Oregon to Harlem, New York, discuss their methods for bringing food production back home.
July 10th – Savvy Sun Protection
Ever wonder which sunscreen is the best? What does broad spectrum mean and do you need it? Did you know that Phoenix has one of the highest rates of skin cancer? Join Dr. Tracy Magerus as she demystifies what is important and healthy as it relates to sunscreen and prevention of skin cancer.
August 7th – Homeopathy for the Home Medicine Cabinet
Dr. Vaughan will discuss the homeopathic approach to understanding symptoms, illness and treatments. You will learn what remedies to have on hand at home and how to use them effectively.
September 11th – Eat Well, Age Well
Your mother probably never said, “Eat your vegetables or you’ll age faster.” But as doctors understand more about the aging process, they’re finding that what’s on your plate at dinner tonight will affect what’s in your medicine cabinet next decade. Join us to learn how to live longer with health and vitality!
October 9th – Feel Good Foods
When life gets stressful, many of us reach for that pint of ice cream, chocolate bar or bag of chips to relax. We’ll discuss emotional food cravings and what nutritious foods are the top 10 “Good Mood Foods”.
November 6th – Holiday Survival Guide
Empower yourself this holiday season! Learn practical methods to deal with holiday related stress without overindulging in sweets and treats. Healthy options for every holiday – from Thanksgiving through the Superbowl! Recipe makeovers, healthy party tips, and strategies to manage holiday stress. Join us for a lighthearted look at enjoying the holidays in a healthy way!
December 11th – Healthy Holiday Pot Luck and Recipe Swap!
Join us for our annual Healthy Hour Potluck! Bring a healthy dish to share with the group – plus the recipe for swapping! This evening we will focus on enjoying healthy food, recipes and the great company of other healthy-minded folks.