Stress is a normal part of life, but it is how we deal with it that can help us, or work against us.
In this talk we are going to describe what stress is, how is affects different parts of our body -especially our hormones, and then provide solutions on how to properly manage it through optimal digestion, diet, and supplements.
Here is a breakdown of what we will cover during our talk:
- Ways in which stress makes us fat!
- Anatomy of stress – what stress is, and how it affects different organs in our body (hormones, digestion, energy, and weight).
- Estrogen Dominance: What it means, how it happens, why we should care, and what we can do about it.
- What our bodies need to heal and mitigate the negative effects of stress, and how to incorporate specific nutrients into our daily lifestyle.
Andrea Donsky: As a pioneer and visionary in the health food industry, Andrea Donsky’s passion is to inspire people to make enlightened choices for healthy living. Andrea has combined her background and expertise as both a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and an entrepreneur to educate the public on living an organic and non-GMO lifestyle through the creation of her businesses, books, articles, videos, speeches, and media appearances. Andrea founded Naturally Savvy Media Inc. in 2007, a website (www.naturallysavvy.com) with unique content dedicated to healthy living from a holistic approach. The site is packed with helpful news, tips, recipes and videos. To make it easier for consumers to make the right choices for their families, the site also vets healthy options. For example, most people might make a decision based on the nutrition facts like calories or fat when it is more important to focus on the ingredients.
Ashley Koff: Ashley Koff is an internationally-renowned registered dietitian who believes better nutrition is simple and is on a mission to help anyone achieve their personal health goals by providing simple but highly effective tips and strategies. A self-described “Qualitarian,” Koff emphasizes the value of quality nutritional choices in achieving optimal health and has developed tools such as The Better Nutrition, Simplified Plan and The AKA Personal Shopper to help facilitate this. Koff is widely sought after for her knowledge and ability to translate nutrition science into practical and motivating messages and appears regularly in the National Media, has authored two books and speaks frequently on the topic of better quality choices for better health. Koff began her nutrition career as a practitioner and continues to maintain a high-profile, international nutrition practice providing personalized nutrition recommendations with an integrative nutrition approach. She’s a member of several Scientific Advisory boards and serves on the faculty of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Koff was educated at both Duke and New York Universities and trained at LA+USC and Columbus Children’s hospitals. You can learn more about Ashley and her work at www.ashleykoffrd.com, and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.