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Upcoming Events

Please join in the fun at the following upcoming events! Cooking classes, speaking engagements and market tours are all designed to support you in making positive lifestyle changes. Deepen your understanding of the reasons for making the switch to a whole foods plant–based diet.

Click on the topics for more information on cooking class menus and descriptions, market tour content, and to register.

Cooking Classes

FEE: $50 per class
REGISTRATION: Click on the topics for more information and to register.

Larkspur, California

DATES & TOPICS:
Tues., Jan. 26, Happy-Healthy New Year! Cooking Class
Tues., March 1, Creating Great Meals with Grains, Beans & Veggies
Tues., March 22, Italian Country Dinner Party

TIME & LOCATION:
6:30 to 8:30 pm, Redwood High School, Room 120/Staff Lounge, 395 Doherty Dr., Larkspur, sponsored by Tam District Community Education

Lecture Series

Meredith McCarty gives an introduction, as well as the most cutting-edge findings, on the health topic of the evening. Resources for further study are included. The last 15 minutes is reserved for Q&A.

WHEN: Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
FEE: $25 per class
REGISTRATION: Call 415-945-3730.

Thurs, Jan. 28, TAM High, Wood Hall 153:
"Healthy at 100"

Diet plays a crucial role in healthy aging from ensuring bone health to mental acuity. You may be surprised to learn which foods are the best sources of the nutrients that are significantly related to higher bone mineral density and strength. See which foods protect nutrient intake, avoiding or reducing osteoporotic fractures. Fascinating research on the longest-lived population on the planet shows they consume fewer calories, but eat more. And dietary approaches can help prevent or slow the onset of the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer¹s disease. Bibliography included.

Thurs, Feb. 25, TAM High, Wood Hall 153:
"Eating the Alkaline Way"

Low-acid eating is becoming known as the best way to ensure bone strength as
we age. It also helps prevent and reverse disease by fostering a healthy
blood quality. Learn which foods to choose and which to avoid. Receive a
bibliography of the best and the latest books on the topic, and become
familiar with supportive groups such as Physicians Committee for Responsible
Medicine.

Thurs, March 24, TAM High, Wood Hall 152:
"Diabetes & Diet: What’s the Connection?"

200 million people have diabetes worldwide, yet it’s rare in Japan, China, Thailand and other Asian countries, as well as parts of Africa, cultures that consume lots of carbohydrates. But when their traditional diets become westernized, diabetes rates soar. You’ll be surprised to learn the latest findings on the specific foods that cause Type I and Type II diabetes, and the diet that controls blood sugar three times more effectively than the American Diabetes Association (ADA) diet. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association are in support of the cutting-edge research from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Bibliography included.

Market Tours

The first Saturday of the month, Whole Foods Market Tour
The first Sunday of the month, Farmer’s Market Tour

Other Events

"This is the 47th Macrobiotic Summer Camp"

WHEN: July 15 - 23, 2016
WHERE: Pinecrest Lake in the mountains of Central CA
REGISTRATION: visit www.OhsawaMacrobiotics.com

"World Vegetarian Weekend Celebration"

WHEN: Oct. 2015
WHERE: County Fair Building at 9th & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park
MORE INFORMATION: visit www.sfvs.org

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