Nutrition Classes: Each will have a Practice and Reflection at the end of the class.
1) Eating for Health - A new system, not another diet, eating for health guidelines, meet your nutrition heroes and nutrition bandits.
2) Lean Protein and Clean Fats: Best choices for Growth and Repair - An eater's guide to healthful protein choices, grams of protein in common protein foods, healthful fat choices.
3) Colorful Complex Carbohydrates: A Rainbow of Cleansing and Protective Foods at Every Meal - choosing your carbohydrates: leafy vegetables, crunchy vegetables, unrefined starches, seasonal fruit, identifying sweeteners, good whole grains.
4) Allergy-Free Eating - Food sensitivities and Health disturbance cycle, dietary recommendations for allergies, creating a diet plan and lifestyle that is more hypoallergenic.
5) How to Gain Energy and Lose Weight - Investigate the relationship between diet, blood sugar, and insulin control in maintaining optimal weight, dysglycemia, the importance of managing stress.
6) Sustainable Nutrition: An Eating for Health Banquet - Farmer's markets, seasonal, local and organic, home cooking from scratch, health goals.
Sliding scale $25 - $40, or 6 classes for $120
Tanya Stiller learned to make preserves, fruit leather and wine growing up on a small family farm in Eastern Oregon. She has been teaching gardening and nutrition classes for the last 15 years in the SF Bay Area, and launched a parent nutrition class so students could teach their parents these valuable lessons. She has been an herbalist for over 20 years teaching herbal classes and seaweed harvesting trips to adults and teens, with the Institute of Urban Homesteading, Ohlone Herbal Center, and Ancestral Apothecary. She has certifications in Wilderness First Responder (Foster Calm, 2018), Nutrition Consultation (Bauman College, 2016), Permaculture Design (Merritt College, 2008), Botanical Medicine (Oregon School of Herbal Studies, 1994), and a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies/ Anthropology (University of Oregon, 1998). She is currently in a health coaching program (Institute of Integrative Nutrition) to keep her practice up to date and learn additional business skills. Tanya lives at an Intentional Community house called Brigid Cooperative in West Berkeley.