Our October meeting is all about Women's Health.
Be Well Bus: St. Tammany Health Systems will have their Be Well Bus with a technician who will do mammograms. If you would like to get on the list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy Eating for Your Age
Rachel A. Posner, MS, RD, LDN has been a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist since 2011. Rachel is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics and earned an M.S. degree in Nutrition and Food Systems in 2012. She completed her dietetic internship in Hattiesburg, Mississippi through USM’s dietetic internship program.
She began her career in 2012 at Ochsner Medical Center where she served as the Cardiac-Neuro ICU dietitian. In 2015, Rachel became the outpatient Registered Dietitian for St. Tammany Health System.
Rachel provides one-on-one nutrition counseling to patients at Northlake Surgical Associates. Her main focus is to provide patients with nutrition education on healthy eating and lifestyle changes to help optimize the patients’ nutritional status and knowledge. She provides counseling for various chronic conditions including weight loss, heart, renal, and gastrointestinal diseases. She also provides coaching for clients participating in Ideal Protein, a comprehensive weight management program at St. Tammany Health System.
Her presentation is entitled "Nutrition and Menopause" and will include:
- Special consideration of certain nutrients during menopause
- Culprits behind weight gain
- Nutrient supplementation
- Soy protein and women’s health
We will also talk about the upcoming Community Partner selection process and about Board of Director positions that will need to be filled next year.