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Nutrition Focused Seminars and Workshops

Are you looking for a dynamic speaker for a conference, trade show or a corporate lunch and learn seminar? Melissa delivers lunch and learn-style seminars, keynote presentations, and hands-on, interactive workshops.

Nutrition seminars can be run for one hour, half day or a full day and are tailored to your organizations needs. They can be set up in a boardroom, lunchroom or any meeting space that suits your requirements.  

Popular nutrition topics include:

Optimal Health: Managing Stress through Diet and Nutrition

    * Stress is an unavoidable part of life but that doesn't mean it has to affect your health or your performance.  Overwork, lack of sleep, colds and flu, emotional upset, and poor eating habits all put stress on your body.  This seminar will offer nutrition strategies to condition your body so it can deal with life's daily stresses. With the right diet, vitamins, minerals and herbs you can boost your body's immune system, increase your energy level, and prevent stress related symptoms including fatigue, headache, low back pain, irritability, and irritable bowel syndrome.


5 Tips for the Busy Professional  

    * Melissa reviews quick, easy and inexpensive ways for the business professional to stay health and energized at work, on the road and at business meetings.  This seminar is a popular seminar at sales meetings and executive gatherings. Having been a traveling sales executive, Melissa guides professionals through a “day in the life of” a healthy professional providing tips and tools that can be incorporated into routines the following day.

Top 10 Essentials for Healthy Eating


    * What's your nutrition IQ? This seminar will allow you to assess your nutrition know-how and will provide you with 10 easy ways to improve your diet, manage your weight, boost your energy level, and prevent disease. Interactive "Nutrition IQ Quiz" included for small groups.

Top Foods You Should Be Eating More Often


    * Based on the newest and most cutting edge research, Melissa offers advice on how to eat to stay healthy as you age.  From hemp seed to Omega-7 to greek yogurt, this seminar will tell you what today's top 10 nutrition superstars are, how they work to fight disease, and how to incorporate them into your daily diet.


Eat to Live: Nutrition Strategies to Prevent Heart Disease


    * Confused about dietary fat and blood cholesterol?  Wondering if oat bran really works?  What about garlic supplements?  Based on the latest research, this seminar will sort out fact from fallacy and give easy-to-implement heart-healthy dietary strategies, from Vitamin E to olive oil.

Eat to Live: Nutrition Strategies to Reduce Cancer Risk


    * Experts estimate that at least 35 percent of all cancers are related to diet.  Learn how the foods you eat play a role in certain cancers and what you can do now to help lower your risk.  Dietary strategies will cover antioxidants, phyto-chemicals, phyto-estrogens, fat, fibre, and more!  This seminar can be tailed to specific cancers (e.g. breast cancer for female audience).

Nutrition for Women: A Guide to the Menopausal Years


    * This seminar will inform you about natural ways to relieve symptoms and reduce the health risks associated with menopause. Peri-menopause is a period of hormonal change before menopause.  Symptoms such as hot flashes, depression, mood swings and insomnia are common.  At menopause a woman's risk of heart disease and osteoporosis increases dramatically.  Diet, nutritional supplements, and herbs will be covered.

Nutrition for Women: 10 Foods You Should Be Eating More Often

    * Certain health problems are much more prevalent among women than men - osteoporosis, anemia, gallstones and overweight to name a few.  This thought-provoking seminar will examine the nutritional health of women and discuss dietary strategies for optimal health.  Based on the latest scientific research, Leslie will tell you about today's top 10 nutrition superstars, how they work to keep women healthy, and how to incorporate them into your diet.

Nutrition Strategies to Strengthen Your Immune System


    * Afraid of catching this season's flu bug?  Want to reduce the severity of cold symptoms?  What foods will help you feel better?  Which foods should you avoid during cold and flu season?This seminar will discuss dietary strategies as well as nutrition and herbal supplements that can enhance your body's immune function - from vitamin C to zinc.

Supermarket Smarts and How-to's of Label Reading


    * Melissa's famous Grocery Shopping Tours graced the cover of Personal Best in Aug 2009 by the St Pete Times.  A journalist joined her client base as they went healthy grocery shopping.

Too often individuals know "what" nutrition recommendations need to be implemented in their diet, but they lack the necessary information on "how" to implement these recommendations.  This fun and informative seminar translates nutrition information into practice.  As you tour the aisles of the grocery store, you'll learn how to read nutrition labels, select lower fat products, choose the heart healthiest oils, and much, much more.  (All while you remain comfortably seated!)

View our testimonials to hear what people say about Melissa's seminars. 

For information about Melissa's availability and speaking fees, please call  727-502-3464

 

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