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Nutrition and Wellness on the Menu at MCCC’s Center for Continuing Studies This Summer

4/17/17


West Windsor, NJ. – Get your healthy glow this summer through a series of nutrition classes offered by The Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) at Mercer County Community College (MCCC). This new workshop series is designed to increase overall health knowledge while presenting holistic healing options for common health concerns.

The workshops are held Mondays and Wednesdays, with day and evening sessions available. Classes are presented in the Conference Center on the college’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

Says CCS Director Michael Edmondson, “In today's health conscious society, people are seeking alternatives to deal with stress and health issues through diet, vitamins and supplements. Our new nutrition series will help community residents navigate the abundance of information by focusing on the particular issues of concern to them. Our hope is that people will take away information they can put into practice to increase their health and sense of well-being.”

Presented by instructor Avis Gardell-Feldstein, the series kicks off with “Nutrition Overview: Creating a Personal Nutrition Plan for You” June 5 and 12. (Additional sessions of this overview course are offered June 7, July 12 and Aug. 2.) Also in June are “How to Protect Ourselves from Disease with Food, Herbs and Supplements” June 7 and 14; “How to Eat for Health and Blood Type” June 19 and 26; and “The Scoop on Gluten and Other Food Intolerances and Allergies” June 21 and 28.

The workshops continues in July and August with “Your Natural Healing Medicine Chest” (July 10 and 17); “Leaky Gut Syndrome & Auto Immune Diseases” (July 19 and 26); and “Anxiety, Stress and Depression” (July 24 and 31); “Hormones: The Balancing Act” (Aug. 2 and 9); and “Weight Control, Detoxing & Cleansing” (Aug. 7 and 14).

CCS’s upcoming cooking classes, offered in MCCC’s state-of-the-art Culinary Center, include: “Cinco De Mayo” (April 22); “Knife Skills” (April 30); “Wok and Roll” (May 14); and “Mother’s Day Brunch” (May 6).

The Wine Regions of the World series will be offered in May and June. Taught by Bruce Smith, wine enthusiast and educator, courses include: “Summer Sparklers” (May 24); “Refreshing Whites and Grill Worthy Reds” (May 31); “Chianti Sampling” (June 14); and “Low Alcohol Wines” (June 21).

For more information about all of CCS’s personal interest and professional development courses and certificate programs, visit www.mccc.edu/ccs.  To register, call (609) 570-3311.  CCS is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ccsmercer.

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