List of all classes – click on class title for more info

    • Foods For a Healthy Heart
    • Power Foods for the Brain
    • Foods for Fitness


    • Introduction: How Foods Fight Cancer
    • Fueling Up on Low-Fat Foods
    • Favoring Fiber
    • Discovering Dairy Alternatives
    • Replacing Meat
    • Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Immune-Boosting Foods
    • Maintaining a Healthy Weight


    • Foods and Breast Cancer Survival
    • Foods and Prostate Cancer Survival

    Food for Life: Cancer Project

    Can be delivered in a 1-, 4-, or 7-part series. Two additional classes, Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer, can be added on to any series as well.

    Classes guides participants to make the critical connection between diet and the risk of developing various forms of cancer. With a focus on low-fat plant-based nutrition, participants develop an understanding of specific foods and nutrients that either promote or discourage cancer development.

    Each class features a cooking demonstration
    of delicious, health-promoting dishes, along with handouts of easy and affordable recipes participants can prepare at home. The program includes optional bonus content addressing breast cancer and prostate cancer specifically.

    The intended audience for this series includes cancer survivors and their family and friends as well as individuals looking to prevent cancer. Classes are not meant for individuals currently undergoing cancer treatment.


    • Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes
    • The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
    • Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
    • Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control
    • The Glycemic Index
    • Keeping a Healthy Heart
    • Diabetes Care From Head to Toe
    • Making It Work for You

    Food for Life: Diabetes Initiative

    Can be delivered in a 1-, 4-, or 8-part series.

    Classes provides the knowledge, tools, and lifestyle strategies to help individuals reduce the risk of developing diabetes, and to manage and even reverse the disease.

    Classes are intended for those with diabetes, prediabetes, or a family history or risk factors for developing diabetes, and their adult family members and loved ones.

    Each class in the program will feature nutrition education and cooking demonstrations, and participants will leave with a selection of affordable and easy recipes they can prepare at home.


    • Power of Your Plate
    • Let’s Go!
    • Getting in Gear
    • Breaking the Food Seduction
    • Keys for Natural Appetite Control
    • Digestive Health
    • Healthy Blood Pressure

    Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health

    Can be delivered in a 1-, 5-, or 7-part series.

    Based on the Physicians Committee’s successful 21-Day Vegan Kickstart book, these classes guide participants on a journey toward healthy weight loss, healthy weight maintenance, and an overall healthful and sustainable diet.

    This is a lifesaving learning experience bolstered by delicious plant-based recipes that help to lower cholesterol, control diabetes, lower blood pressure, and even boost energy and mood.

    Each class features a cooking demonstration,
    along with handouts of easy and affordable recipes participants can prepare at home.


    • Foods for Fertility
    • Curing Cramps and Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Tackling Hormone-Related Cancers
    • Reversing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Conquering Diabetes
    • Tackling Menopause
    • Curing Erectile Dysfunction and Saving Your Life
    • A Healthy Thyroid
    • Foods and Mood
    • Avoiding Environmental Chemicals

    Food for Life: Your Body in Balance

    Can be delivered in a 1-, 5-, or 9-part series.

    These classes draw from the popular book Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health by Neal Barnard, MD, FACC.

    Focusing on a variety of hormone-related conditions that impact women and men of all ages and life stages, class content in these classes examines how specific dietary changes work to bring hormone levels into balance.

    From infertility and thyroid function to toxic chemicals in the environment, participants will learn strategies they can apply in their daily lives to prevent, manage, or even reverse hormone-related conditions.

    Each class features a cooking demonstration, along with handouts of easy and affordable recipes participants can prepare at home.

    Lindsay Dickason