Samueli Institute teaches a holistic approach to wellbeing through a teaching kitchen and self-care educational program. The curriculum includes training on nutrition, culinary skills, mindfulness and stress reduction, exercise and fitness, and access to a health coach. Continue reading “Wellness Training in Mind-Body-Spirit” »
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Subject matter experts convened at Samueli Institute, Alexandria, VA, in March of 2015 to identify the state of the science for dietary nutrition and turn that science into action through feeding policies and guidelines as part of a Metabolically Optimized Brain project.
After two days of meetings, the team gathered to experience first-hand how healthy cooking can be fun and delicious.
Learn more about the Metabolically Optimized Brain project.
More members of the U.S. military (74%) use dietary substances than civilians (52%)1; however the safety and value of these substances are largely unknown within the military community.
Samueli Institute was commissioned to develop “The Program for Research on Dietary Supplements in Military Operations and Healthcare: The Metabolically Optimized Brain (MOB) Study” in 2013 to uncover nutrition’s role in Service members’ mission readiness. Continue reading “Dietary Substances in the Military: The Metabolically Optimized Brain” »
Medical education is essential to the health of our nation. However most programs ignore or insufficiently address the self-care components that prevent or postpone common lifestyle-related diseases including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Continue reading “Preventing Chronic Disease: What Doctors Really Need to Know” »
Healthy eating is a crucial component to overall health. But as January’s motivation melts into February, it’s easy to slide back into old bad habits.