Lifestyle Change Is a Process

Zizania Education-300x199 Education  “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” said Benjamin Franklin. The best way to prevent illness and live a fully productive life is to avoid nutrition-related problems (inadequate intake, eating disorders, and obesity).   The best prevention is education and awareness.   Unfortunately, getting the right information is a daunting task in today’s information overload.  The average person is bombarded  several times a day with a new diet book, TV adds, testimonials from friends about a new miracle-product, or an endorsement of a new discovery by Dr. Oz.

At Zizania you can rest assured that the information we will give you is based on the latest scientific research, it is practical and applicable and never involves any product with magical powers.   We start with the basics: food and water.  You need water to stay hydrated and you need the right food to stay healthy.  For the rest, we work with you to establish a meal plan with the right amount of proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins to keep you Zizania girl.baking-201x300 Education  energetic and build a strong immune system. our regular sessions are designed to teach you everything you need to know from meal composition to nutrient content of foods.  You will also “unlearn” some common myths that we have all been exposed to over the years.

Did You Know?

  • Potatoes are actually a healthful food despite the high carbohydrates content
  • The brain runs 100% on glucose and carbohydrates are the best way to obtain it
  • The body does not store excess proteins
  • Taking antacids can deplete you of minerals such as zinc, magnesium, iron, and calcium
  • The best way to reduce your appetite is to be well nourished

We give you the knowledge you need to shop, read labels and see behind the advertising—plus tips to do it all without spending hours in grocery stores. Best of all, you will be having fun while doing it. Our nutrition coaches are fun, dynamic, friendly, and love what they do.

So what are you waiting for? Make today count; contact us or give us a call at (703) 639-7063.