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Healthy Lifestyle presents “Mindful Eating” on November 30

Columnist Blasius wb e“A new topic is being introduced at the November Healthy Lifestyle Workshop,” reports Louise Blasius, LMSW, LPC, Director of Human & Community Services at McKenzie Health System. “On Monday, November 30, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., in the Dining Room of McKenzie Health System, 120 Delaware Street, I will be presenting ‘Mindful Eating’, which features a unique and thoughtful way to look at dietary habits.”  Space is limited, so pre-registration is required by calling Nina Barnett, McKenzie Health System, 810-648-6127 or emailing nbarnett@mckenziehealth.org.

Photo: Louise Blasius, LMSW, LPC, Director of Human & Community Services at McKenzie Health System

According to the National Eating Disorders Association (www.NationalEatingDisorders.org), Mindful Eating “helps you break free from routine eating habits by examining the thoughts, feelings and internal pressures that affect how and why you eat (or don’t eat)”. Blasius further explains that “Mindful Eating is valuable in many ways, including helping people choose food that is both good and pleasing to them by using all their senses, and also helping them gauge when they are really hungry and when they are full”.  In addition to educating workshop attendees about Mindful Eating, Blasius will provide useful information about portion size and the role that plays in weight control.

“Please join us for this informative, FREE workshop on Monday, November 30, at McKenzie Health System, 120 Delaware St., Sandusky,” invites Blasius.  For more information, contact Louise Blasius at 810-648-6181; to reserve your spot, contact Nina Barnett at 810-648-6127.

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