From Confused to Empowered: Under- standing Food Labels
- Event status
- April 26, 2018 - 18:00
- April 26, 2018 - 19:00
With so many chemicals in our foods these days, it’s hard to understand what we are eating. During this talk, you will learn how to read food labels without being misled by marketing strategies, learn which additives to avoid and how to choose healthier options.
About this event
While we often say that a healthy lifestyle begins in the kitchen, the important choices happen at the grocery store. With so many chemicals in our foods these days, it’s hard to understand what we are eating. Hard to pronounce ingredients, lists of E-numbers (E100, E238 etc) and misleading labels can make it confusing as to what exactly is in our food.
During this talk, you will learn how to properly read food labels without being misled by marketing strategies. We will decode nutrition labels, learn which additives to avoid and how to choose more sustainable and healthier options. There is nothing more empowering than knowing what you are putting into your body. Let’s take the confusion and guesswork out of the shopping experience and learn what foods and ingredients support your wellbeing so that you can make informed, healthier choices.
Take away objectives:
- Learn how to read the food label and understand how it impacts your personal health choices
- Be able to decipher marketing schemes from truthful health claims
- Understand what all the numbers and additives mean and which ones you should avoid
- Learn about healthier and more sustainable options
- Be able to make informed choices
About the host
Jacqueline Masias is a certified Holistic Health Coach by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York, where she was trained in over hundred dietary theories and hands-on lifestyle coaching techniques.
After living the corporate life for a few years, she decided to follow her passion in wellness and health. Jacqueline empowers women to live a healthier and more balanced life with a focus on mindset shift from yo-yo dieting to lasting lifestyle changes, self-care and real food. She believes in creating long lasting changes through a holistic approach, working together to be stronger.
Free for everyone.
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