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Food for Fitness

42.3651179, -88.2586469


Plantspiration NFP INC
2604 Taylor Lane
Johnsburg, IL 60051
United States


Class Dates

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:00 PM CST to 7:30 PM CST

Looking to go plant based? Not sure where to begin? Maybe you're plant-based and looking for more? This class is for you!

FOODS FOR FITNESS

For centuries, athletes have been following plant-based diets to achieve a competitive advantage. Recently, plant-based diets are gaining popularity in a variety of sports. Perhaps that’s because vegan athletes are leading in endurance sports, weightlifting, and even Formula One racing. However, you don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from a plant-based diet. A low-fat vegan diet comprising whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables provides the ideal fuel for any physical activity. It also demonstrates qualities for enhanced recovery over high-fat and animal-based diets. The Food for Life: Food for Fitness class aims to empower attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare simple, nutritious meals that fuel optimal fitness and recovery.

 

Learn that health-promoting foods, recipes, and meals can be easy, convenient and tastes great! Each class includes live food demos and hands-on cooking with Stefanie's in-depth food prep knowledge, Q&A, recipes, educational materials all in a supportive group.

Recipes are designed to work for people on a budget who may also have minimal time or access to equipment. More importantly, every class and each ingredient supports a low-fat, plant-based diet plan that has been proven to prevent, manage, and in some cases reverse chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disease, obesity, and even some forms of cancer.

 

This event is hosted by Plantspiration® and taught by Stefanie Ignoffo, a Plant Interventionist, Licensed Food For Life instructor with the Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine Coach.

 

Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative and evidence based approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research.

 

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Your instructor: Stefanie Ignoffo