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Hot Flash Free & Strong

Thursday, Sep. 29 - Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, 6:45 PM - 8 PM ET

Hot Flash Free & Strong

Are you suffering from hot flashes? Tackle hot flashes naturally while also improving your overall health and energy levels during this online doctor- and dietitian-led program!

Vanita Rahman, MD, and Karen Smith, RD, will lead 12 weekly classes and discuss how simple dietary changes can significantly decrease the frequency and severity of hot flashes. Participants will receive valuable health and nutrition education, practical tips, cooking demonstrations, a digital scale, cookbooks, and more!  

hot flashes program hosts

Extensive clinical research shows that diet and other lifestyle changes can make hot flashes much more manageable. Receive support through each stage of your journey to improved health with doctors and dietitians who consult with patients and conduct clinical research studies in women’s health! 

Each class will feature lectures, group support, and Q&A with expert clinicians. Topics include:

  • What Causes Hot Flashes and How to Tackle Them
  • Foods to Tackle Hot Flashes and Cooking Demonstration With Neal Barnard, MD  
  • Health-Boosting Proteins and Cooking Demonstration
  • 100 Grams of Heart-Healthy Carbs and Cooking Demonstration  
  • Grocery Shopping and Meal Planning
  • How to Maintain Sexual Health
  • Social Situations and Dining Out
  • How to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer
  • How to Lose Weight and Boost Metabolism
  • Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Cognitive Decline
  • How to Protect Bone and Joint Health
  • Staying Hot Flash Free and Strong

All participants will also receive a one-on-one dietitian consultation and books from program hosts and guests, including Simply Plant Based by Vanita Rahman, MD, and Your Body in Balance by Neal Barnard, MD.

Sign up today and combat your hot flashes! 


Frequently Asked Questions 

How will the online program work? 

We will meet weekly via Zoom from 6:45 – 8pm ET. The classes will include checking in, instructional topics, cooking demonstrations, special guests, and plenty of time to ask questions. 

What if I am unable to attend all 12 sessions? Are the sessions recorded? 

To protect the privacy of all participants and to foster real-time engagement, we encourage you to attend all 12 sessions so that you derive the greatest benefit from the program. However, we do understand that at times you may have to miss a class. If you miss a class, we will do our best to accommodate you. We will provide you with the presentation materials from the missed session and answer any questions. However, classes are not recorded and will not be available to view on demand.  

Will there be a class on Thanksgiving Day? 

There will be a one week break from class over Thanksgiving, with classes restarting the week after Thanksgiving on December 1. 

What is your refund policy, and can I pay in installments? 

We are currently only accepting single payments. We do not offer refunds for cancellations or missed classes. 

Can I get handouts for the program or classes?  

We will provide a resource portal where you can download class handouts and other helpful resources.