Nutrition - Rancho La Puerta
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Week of October 19, 2019

Eating for Energy
Come learn about which foods to choose to provide energy to sustain you through your day and throughout your life. Jill will provide an overview of her top food choices for health. 

Superfoods: Myth or Miracle
What are superfoods? Are they important to include in your diet? Do they cure what ails you? Jill will discuss superfoods such as acai, hemp, chia, flax and many more.

Nutrition Tidbits: Food for Thought
Touching on a variety of subjects, Jill will review why what you drink matters, popular diets, sugar consumption, if calories count, mindful eating, and much more in this fast paced talk that’s about the modern state of nutrition and eating.

Your Gut, Your Health: Probiotics and Beyond
Come learn about the role that a “healthy and happy” gut plays in your overall health from head to toe, and everywhere in between. Jill will discuss prebiotics, probiotics and what you can do to maintain good gut health.


Jill Nussinow is a culinary educator, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and the author of four cookbooks. Her award-winning cookbooks feature plant-based recipes and include The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment, The New Fast Food, Nutrition CHAMPS and her most recent, and most loved by the public book: Vegan Under Pressure. Jill is a pressure cooking (think Instant Pot), vegetable, fermentation and mushroom expert.  She has been helping people achieve better health through teaching them about improved nutrition through food. Jill has been teaching people about plants and how to cook with them for the past 30 years. She is an adjunct culinary instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College, teaches for the McDougall program and is a frequent cooking teacher and guest nutrition lecturer at Rancho La Puerta. Nothing makes Jill happier than teaching people how to cook and eat well and sharing her thoughts and health philosophy. She believes that her success stems from her passion and love of good health and how she infuses love into everything that she does. Her website is