Welcome to Eating for your Health

A healthy body, a healthy mind.

At Eating For Your Health, we are a team dedicated to promoting healthy eating and behavior change outcomes.

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Nourishing Partners

Cooking Up Change with Nonprofits

We thrive on collaboration, particularly when we partner with other like-minded non-profit partners to deliver our educational programs about healthy eating and cooking. By joining forces with organizations that share our vision and values, we can leverage our strengths, resources, and networks to reach a broader audience. These collaborations allow us to craft tailored programs that reflect the local culture and needs, fostering a sense of ownership and relevance in the communities we serve. It’s a win-win approach that underlines the power of unity and shared purpose in making meaningful changes in the lives of others.

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Donate

Your financial contributions help to support our non-profit organization. Your donation helps us to reach people in diverse communities and make a positive impact.
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Volunteer

Dedicate your time and skills to actively participate in healthy eating programs. Your time and talent will benefit others, foster community engagement, and provide personal growth, all while making a difference.
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Book a Speaker

Seeking to spread awareness about Eating for Your Health? Book a skilled speaker to share their expertise and inspire meaningful conversations on nourishing your body and mind.
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Submit a Recipe

Don’t keep that dish all to yourself! Share your culinary creativity by submitting a recipe, allowing others to enjoy your delicious creations.
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GET A TASTE OF OUR PROGRAMS

Unlock your inner wellness

Our programs emphasize a practical approach to nutrition, focusing on incorporating a variety of whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and healthy fats. We encourage portion control and mindful eating to foster a healthy relationship with food.

Nourishing Minds

Harnessing Food as Medicine for Brain Health

Welcome to "Nourishing Minds," a program that explores the connection between food and brain health.

Diabetes Diet Management

Yes, you can enjoy food again.

After a diabetes diagnosis, it is important to make necessary changes to your diet to manage blood sugar levels effectively.

Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Create your own value meals

Cooking healthy meals on a budget is definitely possible, and it can be an enjoyable experience for both those who love to cook or those new to cooking.
 
     

Healthy Eating at Home

Home cooking - a healthier option

The "Healthy Eating at Home" program helps people to reduce their reliance on takeout and convenience foods and make healthier choices and build confidence in cooking meals at home.

Nourish and Heal

Harnessing the Power of Food as Medicine for Inflammation Management

Nourish and Heal is a program that explores the incredible potential of using food as medicine to manage inflammation and alleviate aches and pains.

Healthy Habits

Manage Those Cravings

Healthy Habits is a program designed to help you reduce your cravings for sugar and crispy snack foods in a healthy way

 

HealthyFamily

Nourishing Caregivers for Healthy Lives

HealthyFamily is a program that will empower caregivers with the knowledge and resources so they can provide nutritious and delicious meals for their families.

Solo Dining

A Healthy Eating Program for One

Solo Dining is a comprehensive program designed to promote healthy eating habits for individuals who cook for themselves.

New Eaters

Healthy Eating for Pregnant People, New Parents and Babies

For every eater, no matter what their age or size, proper nutrition is vital for growth and immune function.

Disclaimer:

These programs are intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Consult with a healthcare professional before making any significant changes to your diet or lifestyle.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Upcoming Programs

Lunch Meeting – focus on Inflammation and Autoimmune Issues

Gain the support and knowledge you need to make lifestyle changes to reduce inflammation and symptoms of autoimmune disease for yourself or for someone you care about. The group meets monthly for lunch to learn, discuss, and support one another along their varied journeys to a healthier life.

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Healthy Eating Challenge

Do you wonder whether you can find a way of eating that gives you more energy and keeps you feeling your best? Are you concerned that you don’t always make the healthiest food choices? Perhaps you’ve considered trying to eat differently to improve your health but aren’t sure where to begin. Join us as we discuss a practical approach to healthy eating while honoring your health and your body.

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What to feed your baby and toddler - a talk with Nicole Avena, Ph.D. - September 2024

Join us for a special presentation by Dr. Nicole Avena, a research neuroscientist and expert in nutrition, diet, and the science of food addiction. Dr. Nicole M. Avena presents an essential guide on what and how to feed babies during their critical first two years.

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Why choose us

A Recipe for Success

Why work with us? Non-judgmental approach. More than recipes. Listen to your body. Evidence-based programs.

Non-Judgment

We provide a safe and inclusive environment where people can explore their unique challenges and goals without fear of judgment, ensuring a supportive atmosphere for personal growth resulting in long-term behavior change.

How You Feel is Data®

We believe in the power of listening to the clues and cues that your body is giving you. If you are not feeling well after eating a meal, take the time to stop and observe how you feel. Was it the food? Was it the way it was prepared? Could other things be causing dis-ease?

More than Recipes

Our approach goes beyond sharing recipes. We focus on health and wellness by considering factors such as lifestyle, budgets, culture, habits, and individual preferences.

Evidence-based Programs

Our programs are backed by scientific research and proven methodologies, ensuring that our recommendations and strategies are grounded in evidence.

TestimonialS

What they say

Scientific Advisory Members

Practitioner Spotlight

Each season we highlight one of our healthcare partners who are passionate about the work we do. These subject matter experts have offered to share their insights and experiences giving you a fresh perspective on what can seem like overwhelming and often contradictory information.

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Maria “Adi” Benito, MD

Our Chief Medical Advisor
Dr. Benito is board-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and has a clinical practice in Princeton, NJ.

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Dr. Benito – Nutrition After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Dishing Up Answers

Frequently Ask Questions

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Our healthy eating and cooking programs aim to educate the general public on the importance of a balanced diet, proper nutrition, and cooking techniques that promote well-being. These programs often include workshops, cooking classes, meal planning assistance, and nutrition seminars.

These programs are open to the general public, regardless of age or cooking expertise. However, some specialized courses may be geared towards specific groups like children, seniors, or those with dietary restrictions.

The programs are offered both online and in-person at various community centers, educational institutions, and specialized cooking schools.

You can register online through our website, or by calling our registration hotline. Some programs also allow walk-in registrations.

Content and Curriculum

The curriculum covers a range of topics including, but not limited to, basic cooking skills, meal planning, understanding food labels, portion control, and specialized cooking for health conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure.

No, prior cooking experience is not necessary. We offer classes that cater to all skill levels.

For in-person classes, most supplies are provided, although you may be asked to bring your own apron. For online classes, a list of required materials will be sent out before the class begins.

Scheduling and Costs

Program lengths vary, from single-day workshops to multiple-week courses.

The cost varies depending on the duration and type of program. Some programs are free, especially those sponsored by community organizations. Others may require a fee, which usually covers materials and instruction.

Yes, there are scholarships and sliding scale fees available for those who qualify. Please contact us for more information.

Dietary Restrictions

Yes, many of our programs offer recipes and meal plans that cater to various dietary restrictions.

Absolutely. Please make us aware of any food allergies prior to the start of the program so accommodations can be made.

Miscellaneous

While we strive to provide the highest quality of education, not all programs may be accredited. However, all our instructors are certified nutritionists or experienced chefs.

Refund policies vary by program. Please refer to the registration information for details.

We value your input! You can provide feedback through our website, or by filling out an evaluation form at the end of the program.

Supporting Healthy Futures

Be Part of the Recipe for Change!

Sponsor an event for healthy eating programs in collaboration with our Community Partners. When you support our programs, you will contribute to improving the overall health and well-being of the community.