Lunch & Learns

Lunch & Learns are presented by Megan Carrier (MS, RD, LDN, CCIT) who specializes in weight management, metabolic disease, and auto-immune diseases with an integrative nutrition approach.

To sign-up for any of the below Lunch & Learns, please e-mail Megan at

Each session is held between 12:00-1:00pm.

            November Theme: Healthy Eating Tips for People with Diabetes

            Do you have questions about pre-diabetes or diabetes for someone you know or yourself?  What does A1C mean?  This lecture will discuss how to eat well and stay active related to blood sugar control.

            • Elkins Park - Thursday, November 7th, G2 Conference Room
            • EMCP - Wednesday, November 20th, Fox Room (Braemer Building)
            • EMCM - Thursday, November 21st, Administrative Classroom, Modular Building
            December Theme: How to Survive Holiday Parties

            Trying to maintain your healthy lifestyle around the holidays can be tough with all of the parties and sweet treats around every corner.  In this lunch and learn, we'll talk about healthy tips to survive holiday parties, ways to make your holiday meals more healthy, swap holiday recipes and more!

            • EMCP - Wednesday, December 4th, Fox Room (Braemer Building)
            • Elkins Park - Thursday, December 5th, G2 Conference Room
            • EMCM - Thursday, December 19th, Administrative Classroom, Modular Building
            January Theme: New Year's Resolutions That Stick

            Tired of making the same New Year's resolutions year after year that don't end up lasting as long as you'd like?  Sign-up for this special New Year's lunch & learn and receive tips on how to create healthy resolutions and goals that actually work!  Learn how to set realistic goals and succeed at them.

            • Elkins Park - Thursday, January 23rd, G2 Conference Room
            • EMCP - Wednesday, January 29th, Sonia's Room (Braemer Building)
            • EMCM - Thursday, January 30th, Board Room 1211 (top of the steps by the cafeteria)
            February Theme: Eat Plants for Heart Health

            February is National Heart Health Month.  There are new recommendations to include more plant-based foods in our diet for a healthy heart.  What does that mean?  Come to this month's lunch & learn to learn the ins and outs of a plant-based diet.

            • EMCP - Wednesday, February 12th, Sonia's Room (Braemer Building)
            • EMCM - Thursday, February 20th, Board Room 1211 (top of the steps by the cafeteria)
            • Elkins Park - Thursday, February 27th, G2 Conference Room
            March: National Nutrition Month & Intuitive Eating

            March is National Nutrition Month!  This year's theme is "Eat Right, Bite by Bite."  Intuitive Eating is a newer concept that you may have heard about in the news.  In this lunch & learn you'll learn about physical hunger vs. emotional hunger, the difference between intuitive eating and mindful eating, and why intuitive eating is the anti-diet!

            • EMCM - Thursday, March 12th, Board Room 1211 (top of the steps by the cafeteria)
            • EMCP - Wednesday, March 18th, Sonia's Room (Braemer Building)
            • Elkins Park - Thursday, March 26th, G2 Conference Room

            Please note: all Lunch & Learns are BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch)!