Optimal Health Lifestyle Intervention/Cooking Class
The Optimal Health Cooking Class will resume virtually on January 12, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. eastern time.
More than a Cooking class! This program will empower you with the skills and knowledge to make healthy sustainable lifestyle changes.
- Delicious oil-free plant-based food
- Fitness assessments
- Stress management techniques
- And much more...
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Drive
Atlanta, GA 30310 (Building F, Room G-14)
Free! Please sign in at the Public Safety Office near the Lee Street parking lot when you arrive.
There's no cost to attend the live weekly classes. For additional resources, a subscription fee is charged.
Resources include access to:
- Recorded sessions
- And much more…
- $5 session subscription fee
- $60 yearly subscription fee (3 sessions: Winter, Spring/Summer, Fall)
12-Week Class Schedule, Winter 2022
- 1/12/2022 - Week 1
- 1/19/2022 - Week 2
- 1/26/2022 - Week 3
- 2/2/2022 - Week 4
- 2/9/2022 - Week 5
- 2/16/2022 - Week 6
- 2/23/2022 - Week 7
- 3/2/2022 - Week 8
- 3/9/2022 - Week 9
- 3/16/2022 - Week 10
- 3/23/2022 - Week 11
- 3/30/2022 - Week 12
There are many ways to get started on a plant-based diet. You can do it gradually, meal by meal or just jump in and eat only plant-based foods. Either way you will need some new rules.
- Start eating meals– this means that you must stop eating whenever and whatever you
see feel like eating. Decide on an eating plan that fits your lifestyle and get into
a routine. Think of snacks as a small meal and either stop eating them or plan for
You can eat:
- 3 meals/day - Breakfast/lunch/dinner - No snacks
- 4 meals/day - Breakfast/lunch /dinner - 1 snack of fruit
- 5 meals/day – Breakfast/lunch/dinner – 2 snacks – mid-morning/mid afternoon
- Stop eating 3 hours before you plan to go to sleep
- Do not eat for at least 12 hours between dinner and breakfast
- If possible, have your heaviest meal at lunch time and eat a light dinner
Shopping for a whole-food plant-based diet—This is a great video – only one issue, oats are OK, but the best breakfast is fresh fruit in season.