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Mindful Merriment: Healthy Holiday Eating Wednesday, November 10

Mindful Merriment: Healthy Holiday Eating

  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Join Disha Narang, MD ( endocrinologist) and Monica Joyce, RD (nutritionist) for two new Eating for Wellness classes. Our food demonstration provides the opportunity to sample easy to prepare and delicious foods.

Healthy Eating during the Holidays:
Eating healthy and maintaining weight during the holidays can be a challenge. Set a mindful eating intention for the holidays that you can maintain year around.

Wednesday: November 10, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Monica Joyce, MS, RDN, CDCES is a clinical dietitian and a certified diabetes educator with over thirty years of clinical experience in both an endocrinology practice in Chicago, Illinois and currently at Northwestern Medicine in Lake Forest, Illinois. She also has been an adjunct Professor teaching nutrition in a Culinary Institute in Chicago, Ill.  

Disha Narang, M.D. is a board-certified endocrinologist at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. She completed her undergraduate and medical education at Vanderbilt University, prior to completing her internal medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Narang has a specialized interest in the management of diabetes, obesity, and culinary medicine, and strives to emphasize the adage “food is medicine” throughout her medical practice.

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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.

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