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2014 NW Natural Health Clinic Naturopathic Classes

Northwest Natural Health is committed to helping you understand your body, its innate ability to heal and ways to improve your overall health and wellness. We collaborate with Swedish Cancer Institute and the Center for Cardiovascular Wellness at the Seattle Heart & Vascular Institute of Swedish Hospital to provide the following classes.
For Swedish Medical Center classes see www.swedish.org
For Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center classes see www.seattlechildrens.org
For Seattle Cancer Care Alliance classes see www.seattlecca.org
For UW Medical Center classes see www.uwmedicine.org
For Highline Medical Center classes see www.highlinemedical.org
For Valley Medical classes see www.valleymed.org
For Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center classes see www.virginiamason.org



Probiotics: The Good-For-You Bacteria

Come hear a naturopathic doctor talk about the "good bacteria" we have in our bodies and how it can benefit us and what to avoid. Learn...

  • Is it safe to take during certain treatments like chemotherapy or radiation?
  • Health benefits and risks of probiotics
  • foods with probiotic bacteria
When: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2014, 7-8:30PM
Where: Northwest Natural Health Clinic, 6135 Seaview Ave N.W., Suite 300, Seattle
Who: Dr. Kathleen Pratt, ND



Hot Flashes and Related Symptom Managements

Natural medicine offers safe ways to manage hot flashes-without the use of hormone therapy. With these simple, practical tips, you'll sleep better and feel better all day.

  • Understand the causes of hot flashes
  • Understand the risks of estrogen supplementation
  • Learn about natural treatments that work and are safe
When: Tuesday, August 5th, 7-8:30PM
Where: Issaquah Library
Who: Dr. Kathleen Pratt, ND



Getting Back to the Real You after Cancer Treatment

Natural ways to help your body heal and repair after cancer treatment. Learn about...

  • Smart lifestyle choices that can restore your stamina and physical health
  • Diet, exercise and herbal therapies that can help with recovery
  • Ways to stay as strong and healthy as possible
When: Thursday, August 14th, 7-8:30PM
Where: Swedish, Issaquah
Who: Dr. Daniel Labriola, ND



Health, Wellness & Weight

What is optimal health and wellness? What role does weight play in achieving it? Learn the answers to these questions, as well as how to sift through the myths and facts about diets and weight loss. This 1-hour class will include a Q&A session.

When: Saturday, August 16 at 10 a.m. or Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m.
Where: Northwest Natural Health Clinic, 6135 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle
Who: Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD

To register, please call 206-784-9111 or visit www.carriedennett.com/classes



Women's Natural Guide to Avoiding Cancer

Natural strategies for maintaining good health. Come hear a naturopathic doctor share about how to maintain good health and minimize your risk of getting cancer. Learn about...

  • Best practice guidelines for women's screenings
  • Optimal diet recommendations
When: Wednesday, August 20th, 7-8:30PM
Where: Northwest Natural Health Clinic, 6135 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle
Who: Dr. Lisa Price, ND



Healthy For (Your) Life

Are you tired of traditional diets? Are you ready to get off the diet rollercoaster and try an integrative, holistic approach that's good for body and mind? In this six-class series, you'll learn and practice non-diet skills that can help you naturally reach your healthy weight while optimizing your overall health and well-being.

Topics covered in this class series include:

  • The benefits of a plant-rich, anti-inflammatory diet
  • Enhancing your nutrition and activity for weight management
  • Choosing and cooking with whole foods
  • Developing intuitive and mindful eating skills
  • Cultivating a more positive body image
  • Meal planning and smart shopping strategies
  • Setting effective and meaningful goals
  • Tapping into your well of motivation
  • Understanding and coping with cravings
  • Anticipating and overcoming obstacles and setbacks

The course includes a 60-minute personal nutrition assessment with registered dietitian nutritionist Carrie Dennett (to be scheduled before the first class), class binder and weekly handouts, and homework assignments to help you build on what you've learned in class and apply it to you daily life.

When: Six Saturdays, September 6 through October 11, 2014 from 10-11:30 a.m., followed by an optional 30-minute walk along Shilshole Bay
Where: Northwest Natural Health Clinic, 6135 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle
Who: Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD

To register or for more information, including information about payment options, please call 206-784-9111.




 
 
       


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