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2022 Taste of Wellness House Nutrition Fair

    Join us August 20 – 26 for a week-long festival!

    The week will get started with a socially-distanced, in-person event on Saturday, August 20th, where you will have the opportunity to join in for a variety of nutrition classes and meet local vendors. The majority of the in-person event will be held outdoors, with select classes taking place inside.

    Further details about health and safety measures will be shared closer to the event. 

    Please see below for a list of both in-person and online sessions. 

    131 N. County Line Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521 

    Vendor Fair 10:00 am – 2:00 p.m. 

    Meet and interact with local restaurants, organizations, and more! 

    Educational Classes and Cooking Demonstrations

    Classes run at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.
    Registration required for each session.

    • Fuel Yourself for Energy  
      Chloe Dwyer, Registered Dietitian  
    • Eating the Rainbow on a Budget  
      Andrea Hinojosa, Registered Dietitian 
    • Seasonal Cooking Demo  
      Adrienne Felder, Professional Chef 
    • Grow Your Own Salad Garden  
      Connie Kollmeyer, Environmental Educator, The Conservation Foundation 
    • Healthy Food Alternatives
      Katie Weir, Registered Dietitian

    Clases en espanol 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Regístrese aquí >

    • 10:30 | Los beneficios de comer a base de plantas
      Madeline Butler-Sanchez, MS
    • 11:30 | Una demostración de cocina para el cancer
      Madeline Butler-Sanchez, MS

    Download general Taste of Wellness flyer >


    August 22, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Fungus Among Us: Health Benefits of Mushrooms 

    Bonnie Brock, Registered Dietitian

    August 23, 7:00 – 8:30pm | Special Guest Speaker Highlight: Julie Lanford

    Gut Health and Cancer: Understanding Steps to a Healthy Gut  

    Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, Wellness Director, Cancer Services and creator, The Cancer Dietitian 

    Join Julie Lanford, author and creator of CancerDietitian.com as she dives into the link between nutrition and gut health and how that influences cancer risk. What is the microbiome and how can an healthy gut promote health and manage disease? Julie will discuss how diet and exercise can play a role in gut health, talk about pre and probiotics, and offer practical tips for maintaining a healthy colon.  

    August 25, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. | Cooking for Gut Health

    Angela Dennison, RD, LDN, Nutrition Program Manager, Wellness House

    August 26, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. | Hot Topics in Nutrition

    Angela Dennison, RD, LDN, Nutrition Program Manager, Wellness House


    Learn about the benefits of a plant-based diet and basic tips and tricks for improving your eating habits. This program is presented by Angela Dennison, RD, LDN, Oncology Dietitian, Wellness House. Participants will be entered into a raffle to receive giveaway items like a cookbook, cooking tools, and Wellness House products.

    For questions, contact Ikea Johnson at 630.654.5356 or ijohnson@wellnesshouse.org
    This program is free to attend and geared towards those affected by cancer.
    This program is located at Access Center for Discovery and Learning at 5139 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60609

    Register below through MindBody.

    Download Access Event flyer >


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