Nutrition - Rancho La Puerta
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Week of May 27, 2023

Macronutrients, Blood Sugar & Their Effects on Your Health, Mood, and Energy Level
Ever hit “hangry” or reach a food coma? Ever wonder why and how this happens?
– How macronutrients affect your blood sugar levels and how they can be used to manipulate your weight.
– How to eat to maintain an even keel.
– How to feel great and confident in your food choices.
– How to feel your best and live a long healthy life.

Find Your Balance Between What You Want To Eat and What You Should Eat: Dieting Versus Intuitive Eating
Explore how shortcuts and crash dieting can ruin your relationship with food. Learn where to begin with a few behavioral tweaks that will help sustain long-term results. Learn another way to eat that is sustainable and intuitive.

Weight Gain in Midlife and Menopause
Discussion focuses on the relationship between menopause and weight gain and how to support yourself or your partner during this hormonal storm.  Jodie will discuss dos and don’ts of what we have control over. She will provide strategies for maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding bone loss. She will share evidence-based best practices to help women and their partners make informed decisions about their health in midlife and during menopause.


Jodie Goodman Block, MS, RDN, CDN, is the Golden Door Spa’s evidence-based Dietitian/Nutritionist with answers you can trust to optimize your health and promote longevity. She is the founder of The Health Institute of Nutrition — a private practice, an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and on staff at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute in La Jolla, California.

Jodie is recognized for her work in Women’s Health and Sustainable Weight Loss Nutrition. She has served as a weeklyguest expert at various Wall Street Corporations and NYC Health Clubs and as a college adjunct professor. She has been featured on television and radio broadcasts including CBS News and Fox 5 Good Day New York.