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Nutrition and Wellness Presentations

November 2, 2020

Nutrition & Fad Diet Myths – Busted!!!
with Tara Garfield, Dietetic Intern

During this presentation, we will debunk the most common myths about food and nutrition as well as discuss the truth behind fad diets.

On Zoom – Monday, November 2, at 2 pm.

Register in advance for this meeting:   ZOOM

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Healthy Eating for Kids and Teens
with Tara Garfield, Dietetic Intern

This video will provide parents and their children with healthy recipe ideas, nutrition tips, and ways to stay healthy during virtual learning.

Healthy Eating for Kids and Teens

How to Build an Athletic Diet
with Tara Garfield, Dietetic Intern

This session will provide a general overview of why, when, what and how much to eat before, during and after exercise to maximize your athletic potential. It will also provide information on how carbohydrates, protein and fats support athletic performance.

View the 9-24-20 presentation HERE






Tara Garfield is a graduate student in the Dietitian Nutritionist Program at the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently a dietetic intern at the JCC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside.

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12:15-12:45 pm
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