Archived Events 

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Presentation

A Year of Anxiety: Managing Anxiety and Stress During 2020 and Covid-19 

November 19, 2020 

2020 and Covid-19 have been some of the most stressful events of recent history. Many of us struggle with fears of the unknown and lack of control. In addition to counseling, and in some cases medication, there is research that shows that lifestyle and nutrition can profoundly affect how we manage anxiety and stress. Additionally, lifestyle and nutrition can help improve the effectiveness of counseling and medication. This presentation will focus on simple lifestyle and nutrition tips for improving mental health for anyone.

Presenter:  Annalee Wilson is a practicing family nurse practitioner who has a keen interest in how lifestyle and nutrition impact health, including mental health. She is board certified by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, a certification body for medical professionals.

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Presentation

Boost Your Immunity:  Simple and Effective Ways to Naturally Improve Your Immunity 

January 28, 2021 

You have more control over your immune system than you might think. With Covid-19, and cold & flu season here, it's time to take charge of your health. Valerie will present evidence-based research for how you can improve your immunity. She will also demonstrate some simple recipes for foods that naturally fight illness.  Join us for this live-stream event and learn how to boost your immunity

Presenter:  Valerie Scrafford has worked as a staff nurse, preceptor and charge nurse as well as an adjunct nursing instructor.  Valerie completed the Certificate program for Plant Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.

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  • Recipe Resources
  • Inland Northwest events such as monthly potlucks and presentations
  • Contact information for local healthcare providers who are knowledgeable and supportive of a plant-based lifestyle.