Talia Segal Fidler holds a Master’s of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She has been teaching art at the JCC of Manhattan for the past 15 years, as well as participating in the wellness and culinary programs. Through her work with hundreds of students of all ages, she realized the important role of nutrition in disease prevention and healing, and how powerful the mind-body connection is in relation to our eating habits. A board-certified Holistic Nutrition Coach, Talia’s mission is to empower her clients to take control of their health, and improve their eating habits and their well-being by making sustainable changes that will be appropriate to their own individual lifestyle. Talia gives workshops and group lectures on nutrition-related topics such as food and longevity, seasonal eating, detoxification, foods that fuel, mindful eating, plant-based nutrition, navigating the supermarket, and nutrition for disease prevention. Talia also has a diverse professional background as a fine artist, and has been showing her artworks in galleries and museums in the USA for the past 20 years.
Talia presents regularly at The Lodge at Woodloch and her presentation offerings are updated weekly on the Activity Calendar. She can typically be found at The Lodge on Thursdays and Fridays. When not sharing her expertise and passion at group presentations, she is availabe for one-on-one consultations regarding Holistic Nutrition approaches (Thursdays and Fridays only). Please inquire with the Spa Concierge to reserve a one-on-one consultation if desired.
Talia's presentations shift seasonally but examples of her presentation topics include:
You are What You Eat
The foods that you eat can have both positive and negative consequence to your health. Learn a fresh approach to healthy eating, and why such a diet will have more influence in determining your longevity than your genetics. We will discuss simple ways to eat smarter in order to minimize your exposure to toxins from food and the environment. We will also carve out time to answer any questions you have on food and digestion.
Culinary Nutrition- The Nutritionist is in the Garden (seasonally offered in late spring, summer and early fall, weather permitting)
Join Talia, a holistic nutritionist and plant base raw chef, who will be available in the garden to give you tips and ideas on how to use seasonal vegetables and culinary herbs. We will explore their health supportive properties, along with a cooking demonstration and recipes handouts. Featured recipe- “Raw zucchini pasta with marinara sauce” .
Detoxification and the Benefits of Cleansing
This presentation will discuss the benefits of eating key foods that naturally will help you detox and cleanse. Learn about our food system, so you can make the most informed choices while you are exposed to a world of processed, chemical-laden foods. Get insight on how to support the body with diet and lifestyle improvements to get those energy pathways flowing and help clear the disease from your system. We will also carve out time to answer any questions you have on food and digestion.
Holistic Healing with Food – Food as Medicine
“Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine shall be thy food”- Hippocrates
Hippocrates wrote centuries ago of the direct connection between food and our health and longevity. Learn a fresh approach to healthy eating, and why such diet will have more influence in determining your longevity than your genetics. We will discuss simple ways to eat smarter in order to minimize inflammation and our exposure to toxins from food and the environment. Talia will be glad to answer any questions you have on food and digestion.
Antioxidants - The Key to Aging Gracefully
You have probably heard of antioxidants through advertisements, food labels or beauty products, and you know that they are a good thing, but what exactly is antioxidant and how does it work? Get insight on why antioxidants are the key to aging gracefully. Learn which foods contain antioxidants, and get some ideas on how to incorporate them in your daily diet in order to boost your immune system and prevent disease. We will also allot time to answer any questions you have on food and digestion.
Food for Thought - Culinary Nutrition in the Garden (seasonally offered in late spring, summer and early fall, weather permitting)
Join Talia, holistic nutritionist and plant based vegan chef, for a tour in the garden.
We will explore the different vegetables in season and discuss their nutritional values and health supportive properties. Helpful and easy recipes will be presented along with nutritional tips and ideas on how to increase consumption of plant based foods. We will also carve out time to answer any questions you have on food and digestion.
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