Real World Nutrition Sessions

Many times, you sit in workshops or look up information online and learn how to eat; but when  you get out into the real world, you struggle with how to put your ideas in motion. If this sounds familiar, you need one of these sessions to get hands-on experience so you know how to make changes in those critical moments.

You set yourself up for success before your meals – what you buy in the grocery store and what you keep in your pantry is where successful heart-healthy eating begins!

Grocery Store Tours

Do you ever wish you had a food and nutrition expert at your side when you decide which yogurt, beverage, or lunch meat to buy? Now you can!

Alexia will meet you at one of the locations of your usual grocery store and walk the store with you. You will learn how to decipher the information and claims on food packages so you can compare foods to determine your best choices, find substitutions for foods you currently eat, or explore new food options. The focus can be on calories, types of fats, sodium, fiber, or any other component of learning to recognize heart healthy foods.

Cost:

For one 60-90 minute session for up to 3 people: $150.

Session must be scheduled within one month of purchase. You have the option to reschedule one time with 48 hours notice. Session expires three months from purchase date. Refunds may be given based on circumstances.

Kitchen Pantry “Food Make-Overs”

Alexia will come into your kitchen and take stock of the foods you have in the house. You will learn which foods are getting you closer to heart healthy eating and which ones do not fit within the heart healthy diet guidelines.

Discussions may involve understanding the ingredients in foods and how they affect heart health, finding substitutions for foods that can support heart health goals while still satisfying your palate, putting together meals with foods that you have on hand, or brainstorming ideas for snacks and meals to fill your kitchen shelves.

Cost:

For one 60-90 minute session for up to 5 people: $150

We will meet in one person’s kitchen. Session must be scheduled within one month of purchase. You have the option to reschedule one time with 48 hours notice. Session expires three months from purchase date. Refunds may be given based on circumstances.

Note/Disclaimer

These sessions are not intended to be Medical Nutrition Therapy or to be a replacement for seeing your physician or following your physician’s recommendations. These sessions are focused on nutrition education with information to understand how to decipher food labels and ingredients listings as well as the interplay of food with heart health in general. No specific advice (Medical Nutrition Therapy) will be provided. This service is a comparison of the client’s current food choices to the heart healthy dietary guidelines with recommendations given to move the client closer to the guidelines. Alexia Lewis RD reserves the right to decline services to clients based on medical conditions or other health factors.

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