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Week of May 18, 2019

Achieve Optimal Performance through Nutrition: Boost Mental Clarity, Mitigate Stress, and Improve Energy- Monday 1:00pm

Learn how food affects energy, blood sugar levels and mood fluctuations. Approximately two-thirds of all disease and malaise is caused by improper diet and poor eating habits.

The Truth about Supplements – Tuesday 1:00pm
Understand supplements: how they work, safety, efficacy, and effects on the body- both pro and con.  Learn what might be helpful for you based on your individual needs.

The Perils of Sugar: How to Get off the Sugar Roller Coaster, Drop Weight and Improve Health – Wednesday 1:00pm
Sugar can wreak havoc on the body, acidifying it, leaching vitamin and minerals, and cause inflammation and disease. Cut cravings and learn about healthy foods that satisfy a sweet tooth.

Women’s Health: How Wholesome Nutrition Improves Everything from PMS to Menopause – Thursday 1:00pm
The hormonal cycle of a woman changes daily. Food affects hormones, blood sugar and mood. Learn which foods help or hurt this delicate balance of a woman.


Kim RossKim Ross, MS, RD, CDN, has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a master’s in science degree from New York University, where she concentrated in clinical nutrition and dietetics. Kim completed her dietetic internship through Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She is also a graduate of the Designs For Health Institute, where she received her certification in holistic nutrition. After she completed her studies, Kim co-created and headed the nutrition program for the Equinox fitness clubs, which she ran for several years. When leaving the fitness world, Kim worked as a nutritionist within the practices of many leading medical doctors in NYC. Currently, Kim is involved in many areas of nutrition. She has a private practice in Manhattan on the Upper West Side. She is the sole nutritionist at NYU Fertility Center where she educates and counsels on fertility issues and a speaker of choice for clients of NYU Langone’s Center for Corporate Wellness. Kim is also the sole nutritionist at Rockefeller University where she counsels, lectures, blogs, and helps create healthy café meals. Kim’s passion is conducting nutrition lectures and workshops to Fortune 500 corporations, institutions and spas around the country to groups ranging from 10 people to 10,000 people. In addition, Kim contributed to the books The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Boosting Your Immunity and The Whole Life Fertility Plan along with contributing to other various publications. On the web: