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Eco-Friendly Healthy Eating: Nutrition to Support Landscape Professionals and Gardeners
Fri, December 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST
Our planet is changing. Now more than ever, it is important to choose sustainable, climate-friendly foods. In this webinar, Samantha McCarthy, registered dietitian, will discuss how to incorporate an eco-friendly diet pattern into your life not only to help the planet, but also to improve your health and support the high physical demand put on landscape professionals . Topics discussed will include:
- Diet and environmental footprint
- Key diet patterns to minimize eco-impact
- Seasonal diet changes to support changing activity levels
- The anti-inflammatory diet
- Plant-based Diets, the environment, and inflammation in the body
Samantha McCarthy MS, RD/LDN has worked in the nutrition and fitness field for over 10 years. She currently works at Cedardale Health and Fitness in Haverhill, MA as the Director of Wellness and Group Exercise. She counsels a broad range of clients, specializing in weight loss, chronic disease prevention and management, and sports nutrition. Sam has a passion for helping others reach their health and wellness goals. She has a comprehensive approach to health incorporating nutrition, exercise, stress management, and behavior change into her counseling.
Sam received her bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut with a minor in nutrition for exercise and sport. While working in Boston as a dietitian and fitness professional, she received her master’s degree in nutrition and health promotion from Simmons College. In her free time, Sam enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, and spending time outdoors.