Brett Blumenthal is bestselling author of 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You (January 2012) and Get Real and STOP Dieting! (December 2010). She regularly speaks at conferences, spas and wellness centers, and consults on topics of health and wellbeing, as well as business strategy. Her writing is regularly featured on popular sites including: Yahoo!, Shine from Yahoo!, Divine Caroline, Intent and Gather. She has also been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Spa Magazine, Stuff Boston, American Fitness, The METRO and Organic Spa Magazine. Brett has appeared on NBC, FOX and CBS, as ...See All


Cornell University, Bachelor of Architecture
Johnson at Cornell University, MBA

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Wednesday May 30, 2012
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Reading nutrition labels can seem daunting, but with the right information and tools, it doesn't have to be. In this course, you will learn how to read nutrition labels and ingredient lists of packaged products. You will understand what pieces of information are most important, how to make simple calculations to get the information you need and how to make good judgments about the foods you buy. You will also learn how to decipher the ingredient list to know if a product is healthy or not. The course will include exercises to help you put what you learn into action, and to ensure you come away feeling confident about your next trip to the grocery store. Attendees Will Learn: - How to understand ingredient lists - How to read and evaluate nutrition fact labels - How to compare products so you know which is the healthiest option - How to read through marketing label claims to really understand what they are telling you
Although we enjoy a good part of what the holidays have to offer, they also can do a number on our ability to stay healthy. Between the stress, holiday party indulging and lack of sleep we experience at this time of year, it is challenging, at best. In this class, Brett will provide some basic tenants of how to stay healthy through the holiday season. A good portion of the class will also focus on your personal challenges you struggle with during this time of the year. Be sure to come with your questions!
With buzz words like "Environmentally Friendly" and "Green Living," every product company seems to be on the "Green" bandwagon. But what does it mean to live "green" anyway? Forget recycling and climate change, this class is about you, your body, and your health. Every day we are bombarded with toxins, pollutants and allergens, all of which are detrimental to our health. Even when we think we are purchasing products that are all-natural or chemical-free, marketers have us fooled. Attendees will learn: - The three areas where you can eliminate toxins for better health - Where toxins lurk in your home and how to eliminate them - How to choose personal care products so they are safe - What household cleaners are safe - Why organic foods really are important - What foods are worth purchasing organic and which aren't