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Interior Health presents an evening with nutrition expert Jessica Setnick

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
September 11th, 2012

“Mesmerizing, striking, resolute and concrete . . . Jessica’s presentation was captivating. I learned more from (three) hours with Jessica than I did all semester.”

And that’s just from one testimonial.

Interior Health is sponsoring a Food Fairy Tales with nutrition expert Jessica Setnick, Thursday (September 13) from 7-9 p.m. at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus, Mary Hall 820 Tenth Street in Nelson.

The evening with the author of the Pocket Guide to Eating Disorders is free and open to the public.

A Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree, Setnick engages community and professional audiences alike with stories about the average Joe and the games people play with food.

“Every relationship with food is based on a story — and not always an accurate one,” Setnick explains.

Setnick demonstrates that the eating and weight problems the common person faces on a daily basis is rooted in our past, but the power to change is very much in our present. 

Because of Setnick’s accessibility and easy manner, the audience may forget that the Texas nutritionist holds an extensive education, also with a degree in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania.

And when it comes to food there isn’t a topic — from eating disorder experts to college undergrads — Setnick is afraid to tackle as the author of many books wows the audience with facts, personality, and personal insight, leaving them with the tools they need to rewrite their eating stories.

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