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Do you want to improve your eating habits?

Free 12-Week Nutrition Coaching Program

Improve your health in a supportive online group setting and learn techniques to combat chronic disease with nutrition and other lifestyle behaviors. The purpose of this program is to help participants learn new skills and create healthy eating habits to last a lifetime. 

Program Details

  • Dates: Participants can join at any time, with classes taking place every Thursday from September 1 to November 17
  • The next program will begin on Thursday, January 5 and conclude on March 23

  • Time: 5:00-6:15 p.m. ET (2:00-3:15 p.m. PT)
  • Location: virtual via Zoom (this is a HIPAA compliant platform)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Facilitator: Karen Smith, registered dietitian (RD) and certified diabetes care and education specialist (CDCES) 

What to Expect – Each Session Will Include

  • Information on a specific nutrition or other lifestyle topic chosen by the group (ex: Healthy Carbohydrates and Fiber, Protein 101, Cycle of Poor Sleep, Stress, and Cravings)
  • Strategies for achieving health goals
  • Group discussion and sharing
  • Goal setting 

If you are an existing Barnard Medical Center patient and would like to participate, please call the Barnard Medical Center at 202-527-7500 or send a portal message stating your interest in joining the coaching program. A group classes confidentiality consent form must be completed to participate in the program. The form can either be sent via SMS or found in your patient portal under medical forms.

Workplace Wellness

Are you interested in encouraging healthy eating habits in your office? We also provide workplace wellness talks and lectures. Please call 202-527-7500 to find out more information.