11.24.2010


In order to help us along on our January Paleo Challenge (details to be announced)...CrossFit King of Prussia is hosting a Practical Paleo Nutrition Workshop brought to us by Diane Sanfilippo on January 9th, 2011 from 12:00-3:00PM

This 3-Hour interactive nutrition workshop both teaches information and gets everyone involved in a practical application of what you've learned.

Learn the basics of Paleo nutrition including:
Why a Paleo diet makes sense
How a Paleo diet differs from how most of people eat today
Why processed/modern foods are harmful to our health
The basics of how the food we eat impacts blood sugar, energy, performance and health
Where to shop for food and special ingredients that may not be available everywhere

You'll get involved in hands-on exercises where you'll:
Discover specialty food items that are commonly eaten as part of a Paleo diet
Learn about reading food labels to discover surprising ingredients in commonly eaten "foods"
Learn to prepare a healthy, on-the-go snack for yourself or your family
Create a food matrix for yourself or your family to guide you in meal planning
Learn how to plan meals for a week that don't leave you slaving over a stove 3x a day

You'll get:
A snack to eat in class or take home
A 30-Day Paleo Challenge Guide eBook filled with tips, tricks & recipes
Answers to your burning questions about embarking on a 30-Day Paleo Challenge and a Paleo Lifestyle

Diane Sanfilippo:
Is a holistic nutritionist specializing in Paleo nutrition, blood sugar regulation, food allergies / intolerances and digestive health. She holds a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University, a Holistic Nutrition Educator Certification from Bauman College in Berkeley, CA, and a CHEK Institute Holistic Lifestyle Coach Certification.

Read about her personal journey through different nutritional approaches by clicking here.

Registration:
Click here to register for the event taking place on January 9th, 2011 at 12:00PM.

Cost:
$40 if you register before December 1st or $50 after.

2 comments:

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