Deborah Jeffery, RDN LD Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist

Nutritional Educational Seminars

 

Fairfax Dietetics offers fun, interactive presentations on a variety of nutrition and healthy lifestyle topics. Diet has a major impact on health but many people have trouble sorting through all the conflicting nutrition information found in the news, internet sources and popular publications. As a registered dietitian and nutrition expert, Deborah will present science based information about diet and health.

nutritional educational seminars

Each presentation is packed with practical tips and strategies to inspire participants to take action. The 60 minute presentations include PowerPoint slides, 10 minute Q & A and handouts. The presentations are ideal for corporate lunch & learns and community groups. Below is a list of commonly requested presentations.

Available Presentations:

  • Heart Health – Foods and lifestyle to promote a healthy heart. The “good” fats to include in the diet and the “bad” fats to avoid plus the fitness numbers that everyone should know.
  • Small Changes, Big Health Results – Focuses on 10 lifestyle changes that individuals can make to promote better health, i.e. increase physical activity, maintain a healthy weight, get an adequate night’s sleep.
  • Weight Management – Participates to determine their recommended weight and calorie needs and to identify lifestyle & diet changes for weight loss.
  • Virtual grocery Tour – How to read food labels and to make the best choices at the grocery store.
  • Healthy Restaurant Selections – Guidelines to assess the calories, sodium and fat in restaurant meals. How to make healthy selections when eating out.
  • Healthy Nutrition – Rate your food intake to see if it meets the criteria for a healthy diet.
  • Nutrition Myths – Discusses common nutrition advice and determines if it’s fact or fiction i.e. “I should avoid fruits because the body metabolizes them as sugar” and “A low carbohydrate diet is the best way to lose weight”.
  • Brain Health – Understand the role that nutrition and exercise plays in brain health. How your dietary choices influence your mood.
  • Childhood Nutrition – How to avoid dinner table struggles and still provide your child with the nutrition they need.

Additional Programs:

  • 12 Week Weight Loss Program – Participants meet each week for one hour meetings during the 12 weeks with the goal of healthy weight loss. Participants are weighed-in at each meeting and a variety of topics are presented and discussed. Topics include Eating for Satiety, Navigating the Grocery Store Aisles, Emotions & Eating, and Healthy Recipe Modifications.
  • The Healthy Women’s Workshop – Deborah has teamed with an ACE certified fitness instructor and personal trainer to present a 2 hour workshop on the unique nutrition and fitness needs of women. Each participant receives a workshop notebook with practical tips to increase energy, improve bone health, avoid belly fat, maintain a healthy weight, and much more.


  • In-person presentations are limited to the DC metro area.
  • Fairfax Dietetics  (703) 201 - 1184
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