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Kick the Sugar Habit!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 8:00 PM

With Certified Nutrition Consultant Madia Jamgochian The average American consumes upwards of 150 pounds of sugar per year. Added sugar hides in unsuspecting places such as sauces, soups, condiments and even sausages and hot dogs. Overconsuming added sugar, and carbohydrates in general, can put a strain on the body and lead to inflammation and elevated blood sugar, both of which have been shown to contribute to chronic disease. There are easy ways to reduce your sugar intake–education is the first step! Learn how to identify sugar sources, sugar swapping, balanced meals, and reading labels. Series breaks down as follows: Class #1: Wednesday, June 12: In the first class of the series, Madia will go over what excess sugar does to the body, and how it affects blood sugar balance. She will also share her six tips for success when it comes to skipping the sugar, ending class with sugar swap out ideas and recipes to keep you satisfied. Class #2: Wednesday, June 26: This class provides a check-in to see how attendees did over the past two weeks in terms of blood sugar, post meal energy slumps and cravings. Madia will share why it is important to balance out your sweet treats with protein, fat and fiber. Class will discuss and try some of her favorite products, and recipes provided in the nutrition handout packet.  About the Instructor: Madia graduated from Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition in 2013 after completing her BA in Environmental Studies and Exercise Sports Science at UCSB. Shortly after, she started her personal consulting business My Healing Habits. She enjoys educating on how to heal inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, and believes in the food-as-medicine approach.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-the-sugar-habit-tickets-60956873650?aff=aff0eventful

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