Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Over 70% of Americans are overweight or obese. Millions more have diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol and other diseases of lifestyle. This Kickstart series is about encompassing a healthy diet, losing or maintaining a healthy weight and overall general well-being based on the science of nutrition.
Dietary choices have a surprisingly powerful effect on chronic disease, illnesses and the problems they cause. The information provided in these classes explains the latest research and offers a new approach to treating, preventing, and even reversing many of the most common and persistent health problems. Food for Life Healthy Kickstart is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Since 2001, Food for Life has been a pioneer in delivering hands-on information about the direct role of plant-based nutrition in health and disease prevention to communities around the world.
Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research. Each Food for Life class includes:
- Specific information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote or discourage disease
- Cooking demonstrations of delicious and healthful recipes
- Practical cooking skills and tips for incorporating healthful eating habits into daily life
- A supportive and motivational atmosphere to empower participants to take charge of their health with the foods that are put on their plates