What’s for Dinner? Are There Any Healthy Food Choices Left?
Nutrition information is abundant today, but what should we believe? Lorri Holzberg is a registered dietitian nutritionist who will discuss basics of a healthy diet and address several hot topics in nutrition, including gluten-free food, eating organic, sugar, fat, carbs and GMO’s, and will happily answer all your nutrition-related questions. Eating healthy is easier than you think!
Lorri has been a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and active member in her state and national professional organization for the past 37 years. She currently heads public policy and advocacy efforts for the state and federal organizations (CA of Nutrition and Dietetics; Dietetics and the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, resp.) Lorri also served as President of the CA Academy in 2010-2011. Dietetics is Lorri’s second career with biochemistry/microbiology being her first career. She is currently retired but in her dietetics career she worked in private practice for many years and the last 13 years of her career served as a dietitian, diabetes educator and manager at the Mountain View Campus of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. She developed programs and classes for people with type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. She also developed programs and classes for weight management and cardiovascular disease reduction. Lorri is passionate about nutrition and has always advocated for sound nutrition advice and promoting the science behind nutrition claims. Unsound nutrition claims are what attracted her to the field of nutrition. As a grandmother of four granddaughters, she is very pleased about their interest in eating healthy.