A neuroscience-based approach to healthier eating
Join us in March and April for a series of workshops and seminars
Join us for virtual seminars featuring New York Times best-selling author Jud Brewer, M.D.
Have you or someone you know ever struggled with making healthy food choices? Then you know it’s not just about the food itself. Dieting or restrictive eating can create a disconnect between what the brain says it wants, and what the body needs.
Dr. Jud Brewer has spent over two decades training people to ditch unhelpful habits and make healthier choices. Using examples from his work with patients and research from his lab at Brown University, Dr. Brewer will describe a practical, relatable process that does not depend on willpower or calorie-counting, but instead uses the brain’s built-in processes to enable lasting habit change.
For healthcare professionals
Tuesday, March 5, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Continuing education units are available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and dieticians.*
Tuesday, March 19, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hungry for more?Learn how to apply The Hunger Habit concepts
In these four sessions, master mindfulness instructor Kell Julliard will break down the lessons of The Hunger Habit into practical steps to identify eating habits that are no longer helpful, and trade them in for habits that support well-being in all areas of your life.
Wednesday, April 3, 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
In order to receive the most benefit from these sessions, we recommend attending all four; however, recordings will be made available to individuals who must miss one or more sessions.
These programs are open to all, and available at no cost.
No advance reading or pre-work required.
About the presenters
Free Living Well Resources
* In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and Point32Health. Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Contact Hours: 1 of which 0 are eligible for pharmacology credit.
Pharmacists: This activity is approved for 1 CPE credit(s).
Social Work: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1 clinical continuing education credits.
Registered Dieticians: Completion of this RD profession-specific activity awards 1 CPEU(s).
At the end of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Describe how different types of eating habits are formed and perpetuated.
- Explain how reinforcement learning works in the brain.
- Discuss how mindfulness approaches can help change eating habit patterns.