Worksite Wellness

My worksite wellness programs provide nutrition and health information that can help companies and organizations improve the health of their employees, reduce health care costs, and create employee loyalty. I teach seminars and weight management sessions which are usually conducted over a lunch hour. I can customize seminars for your needs and can provide a series of classes or a single seminar. I am available to attend health fairs, answer employee nutrition and health-related questions, prepare a healthy cooking demonstration, or conduct mini nutrition seminars. Contact me for more information or to schedule a seminar.

Sampling of Worksite Wellness Clients

Bonestroo

Carpe Diem Group

Castlelake, L.P.

City of Minnetonka Police Department

Cooks of Crocus Hill

Hennepin County Healthworks

HID Global

Horizon Roofing Inc.

International Dairy Queen

Kroll Ontrack

Mackall, Crounse and Moore

Midwest Asphalt

Minnesota State Bar Association

Nestle HealthCare Nutrition

Parsinen Kaplan Rothberg and Gottlieb

Robbinsdale Unified School District

Salon Innovations

St Louis Park Fire Department

Tangletown CrossFit

The Toro Company

Walker Art Center

Example of some of my seminars:

Increase Your Energy and Zap the Stress

Does this sound familiar? It’s 3:00 and you’re either nodding off at your desk or working frantically to meet a 5:00 deadline. A common response to both scenarios is to look for a quick pick-me-up to get through the day. Perhaps you head to the break room for a large coffee drink or a vending machine for some snacks. Research has uncovered new information about energy levels, stress, nutrition, and snacking. Come learn how to fuel your body for maximum energy and optimal health. We’ll also discuss how stress leads to an expanded waistline and what you can do about that!

Active Wellness: Your Guide to Longevity and Vitality

Longevity studies reveal many secrets we can use to improve our health and reduce our risk for chronic diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. We’ll discuss the latest hot research topics and “to-do” strategies for living longer AND healthier!

What to Eat

How should you decide what foods to eat? The average supermarket carries 30,000-40,000 products! We’ll go on a guided tour (in the classroom) of the supermarket discussing savvy food choices for yourself and your family.

Understanding Food Labels

Learn how to decipher the information available on food labels to make informed decisions about the foods you purchase. We’ll also discuss serving sizes and portion distortion.

Eating on the Run

This is a must-attend class for anyone who says they are too busy to cook or eat healthy meals. We’ll discuss strategies and tips for quick and healthy meals, best bets for restaurants and fast food, road trips and airplane travel, rules for successful grazing, and dealing with unpredictable schedules and meetings.

REAL Strategies for Weight Loss

Cut through all of the fads and urban myths and learn what research tells us are the real answers for weight loss AND maintaining a healthy weight.

Making Sense of Carbs

Which ones should you eat? Are there “good” carbs and “bad carbs?” What are “whole grains” and fiber? How can you minimize your risk for diabetes and insulin resistance?

Making Sense of Fats

Which ones should you eat? What are the “good” fats and the “bad” fats? What about fish oils and omega-3 fats? How can you minimize your risk for heart disease?

Holiday Survival Strategies

Holidays are a time to enjoy family and friends. Using the strategies and tips we’ll discuss in this class, you won’t need to worry about the weight gain that often accompanies the holiday season.

Mindful Eating

Learn about the importance of mindset in how, when, and what we eat. Gain an appreciation for all of the factors that influence your eating behavior from plate sizes to package sizes.

Supper Made Simple

Learn strategies for quick meals you can prepare in under 30 minutes. We’ll highlight healthy ingredients and pantry staples to transform your suppertime challenge!

Eating Well for Life

This comprehensive, information-packed 8-12 week series will teach you a healthy lifestyle approach to losing weight and keeping it off. The goal of the program is to lead you to a healthier weight, better fitness, increased energy, added self-confidence and improved odds of living a long and healthy life. You’ll find what you need to know about healthy eating, how to make better decisions about what and how much to eat, how to incorporate physical activity into your life, and healthy eating behaviors.

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