Content Tagged: food solutions

Using Food to Navigate Cancer

This morning the Urban Zen Center was home to a wealth of healing wisdom and hands-on, experiential tools all designed to help patients and loved ones navigate cancer in a way that celebrates life and allows patients to “live beyond their diagnosis.” Designed by Stefanie Sacks, M.S., CNS, the last Food Solutions of 2011 proved… Read more »

Exploring The Health Possibilities in Your Kitchen

On October 5th, the Survivors Compass — three women all touched by cancer both personally and professionally — will join Culinary Nutritionist, Stefanie Sacks at Urban Zen for a day of practical information and tools for those on their own paths to wellness from cancer. It is going to be a day of explorative hands-on… Read more »

FOOD SOLUTIONS 2011: A GATEWAY TO HEALING – NAVIGATING CANCER

DATE: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 TIME: 9:00AM-1:00PM LOCATION: Urban Zen Center 711 Greenwich Street, New York City REGISTER Recognizing the role of food in health and healing, Culinary Nutritionist, Stefanie Sacks, M.S. created Food Solutions, a series of integrative culinary nutrition education workshops sponsored by The Palette Fund and taking place at Urban Zen. Stefanie… Read more »

EmpowHER.com On the Benefits of Green Tea

At Urban Zen we believe that food is medicine. We’ve heard Dr. Frank Lipman talk about this concept, we seen Food Solution’s Stefanie Sacks create a movement around this concept, and we have all felt the difference in our everyday lives when we practice this concept. We also know that we are not alone in… Read more »

STEFANIE SACK’S FAVORITE KID-FRIENDLY SUMMER RECIPE

In an effort to encourage you to get outside and enjoy the summer months with your family, we thought we would share with you a favorite recipe from Culinary Nutritionist Stefanie Sacks, M.S., CNS. Stefanie is the creator of Food Solutions, an innovative culinary nutrition education workshop series held at Urban Zen and we are… Read more »

FOOD SOLUTIONS: Changing the Palate of America’s Children

On Wednesday, May 11th, the Urban Zen Center was home to the first Food Solutions event of 2011, a workshop of integrative healthcare professionals dedicated to changing the palate of America’s children with a focus on Diabesity. Lead by Culinary Nutritionist, Stefanie Sacks, M.S., and sponsored by The Palette Fund, the Stephan Weiss Studio at… Read more »

Connecting the Dots

I’m often asked why Urban Zen has three initiatives: integrative healthcare and education and preserving culture. My answer is always the same: I don’t see how you can tackle one without the other. Think about it. If we want to change healthcare, we must change education. If we want to empower our children, we need… Read more »

Food Solutions: A delicious way to enjoy from home

In just a few weeks, the Urban Zen Foundation will be hosting our first Food Solutions event for 2011. Guests will be joining integrative pediatrician, Stephen Cowan, MD, with Registered Dietitian MaryBeth Augustine for a heartfelt presentation on a much talked about health issue – diabesity. Each attendee will have the opportunity to explore, through… Read more »

Food as Medicine

This past Wednesday, Urban Zen hosted the final workshop in the Food Solutions series for 2010, “Reducing Pain Through the Food You Choose.” The sold-out event was attended by wellness therapists, culinary experts, health care practitioners, patients, students, and educators all seeking to heal their bodies and find relief from physical pain through understanding, preparing,… Read more »