Nourishing Women: A Woman’s Health Nutrition Series

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Instructors:

Course Description:

Nourishing Women: A Woman’s Health Nutrition Series is a four-part course that will explore optimizing diet for hormone health, therapeutic foods, and lifestyle considerations for women of all ages.

These classes will provide participants with tangible and relevant nutrition information to help care for and nourish their body throughout rhythmic cycles and stages of change. It will also serve as a place for community and support among equals.

These four sessions are offered as one-hour classes weekly on one of the following: Tuesdays from Noon - 1 p.m., PT, Thursdays from 4 - 5 p.m., PT, Fridays from Noon - 1 p.m. PT, or On Demand, available anytime.  

NEW! - Tuesdays at Noon. 

Start Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 
End Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 

  • Class 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT
  • Class 2: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT 
  • Class 3: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT
  • Class 4: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT

NEW! Thursdays at 4 p.m.

Start Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
End Date: Thursday, May 30 23, 2024

  • Class 1: Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. PT  
  • Class 2: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. PT  
  • Class 3: Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. PT   
  • Class 4: Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. PT  

NEW! Fridays at 12 p.m.

Start Date: Friday, May 10, 2024
End Date: Friday, May 31, 2024

  • Class 1: Friday, May 10, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT 
  • Class 2: Friday, May 17, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT 
  • Class 3: Friday, May 24, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT  
  • Class 4: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. PT 

NEW! Option 5 - On Demand 

This unique on demand option allows you to take the course at your own pace, when it best suits your schedule. Delve into expert-led nutrition insights and enjoy flexibility, comprehensive resources, and the freedom to nurture your well-being on your terms.

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Class One - The Foundations - $20

  • Introduction to Hormones
  • The Menstrual Cycle
  • Nutrition for Hormone Balance
  • Therapeutic Foods and Recipes

Class Two - Metabolic Health and Hormones - $20

  • A System-Wide Assessment of Hormone Imbalance
  • The Role of Body Weight, Blood Sugar, and Thyroid Health
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Therapeutic Foods and Recipes

Course Three - Lifestyle and Environmental Factors Affecting Your Hormones - $20

  • Evolutionary Mis-match
  • We Are What We Eat and We Are What Our Food Eats
  • Stress, Sleep, and Physical Activity
  • Therapeutic Foods and Recipes

Course Four - Nutrition Considerations Through the Lifecycle - $20

  • Dietary Changes
  • Supporting Fertility and Pregnancy
  • Perimenopause to Menopause Transition
  • Therapeutic Foods and Recipes

Frequently Asked Questions 

What are classes like?
  • Class fees for all four classes are paid in full at registration and are non-refundable  

  • All classes are offered via zoom with video links sent via email

  • Video recordings will be sent following the completion of each class

Who should take this class?
  • Adult women ages 18 and older
  • Those interested in learning how nutrition and lifestyle influences hormones and woman's health
  • Individuals moving through a period of transition - puberty, pregnancy, or menopause
  • Those who may be experiencing any of the following:
    • Endometriosis
    • PCOS
    • Ovulatory challenges and PMS symptoms
    • Fertility and menopause
    • Undesired symptoms related to hormone imbalance
What can I expect from participating?

You can expect to… 

  • Gain foundational information about woman’s health and hormones 
  • Learn nutrition basics 
  • Understand the role of therapeutic foods throughout the female life span  
  • Learn to adapt your current diet to one that supports optimal hormone health 
  • Have possible symptom improvement through implementation of suggested recommendations 
  • Have the opportunity to ask the integrative registered dietitian questions in real time
  • Behavior change support and a community network  
Will I be provided a meal plan?
  • Each class will include several therapeutic food recommendations and recipes.

  • An additional 2-week meal plan will be available at an extra cost.  Please inquire with CINinfo@health.ucsd.edu if interested.

Will refunds or reimbursement be offered for missed classes?
  • Class fees for all four classes are paid in full at registration and are non-refundable  

Who teaches the course?
  • One of our integrative registered dietitians  

  • This class can be taken in addition to seeing the integrative RD on a one-on-one basis.

How can I meet with an integrative registered dietitian individually?

Please contact our navigation team at 844-747-0474 to discuss insurance coverage and scheduling for a clinical UCSD Integrative Nutrition appointment. Please note, a referral from one of you medical providers is required.