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Fad Diets: Why They Don't Work and What to Do Instead

This program requires registration

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

72 spaces available

Join Megan, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to learn how to start the New Year off in a healthy way! No more calorie counting or juice cleanses, you’ll learn how to determine if a diet is fad or fact.

You’ll also have the chance to cook along and make a delicious lunch-prep recipe: Sweet Potato Fajita Bowls with Guacamole.

You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1-2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lime
  • salt
  • brown rice (or white rice, quinoa, carrot, etc)
  • plus optional seasonings like: cumin, paprika, chili powder

About the Presenter

Megan was born and (mostly) raised in Connecticut. She earned her bachelor's in Nutritional Science and her master’s in Health Promotion from UConn, in addition to completing her dietetic internship. She is a newly Registered Dietitian who loves all food, but has a special fondness for carbs. She loves to cook and is always looking to learn new recipes and try new techniques. Some of her favorite things to make are blueberry crisp, tacos, and homemade pasta.

Registration Information

Not a member of Darien Library, or need help registering? Email Adult Programming at apstaff@darienlibrary.org.

This event will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email confirming your registration with a link to join the meeting an hour before the event, Wednesday, January 13th.

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