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Plant Based Nutrition - Community, Conversation, Support

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A monthly presentation and discussion group with a certified nutritionist on various topics related to a whole food plant based lifestyle.

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If you’re interested in plant-based nutrition and have questions about getting enough nutrients, incorporating more plant-based foods into your meals, or just curious to know more about this lifestyle, then these sessions are for you.

Different topics are planned each week along with a review of the basics, including...

  • protein (animal/plant based, beans/greens, amounts, etc.)
  • dairy (milk, cheese, eggs, alternatives, industry, etc.)
  • carbs (simple, complex, starchy vegetables, GMO, etc.)
  • gluten (whole grains, processed, alternatives, etc.)
  • fat (saturates, healthy oils, omega 3/6/9, etc.)
  • Canada's Food Guide (changes, nutrition labels, etc.)
  • resources (videos, websites, tools, books, etc.)
  • recipes (substitutions, prepping, batch cooking, etc.)
  • nutritional density (red light foods, serving sizes, etc.)
  • and more...

With a mixture of story sharing, presenting, and short video clips, the workshop is scheduled to run for 1.5 hours with time afterwards for open Q&A.

Hope to see you there. Here's to your health!

WHEN: Monthly on the 2nd last Thursday @ 7:00 PM EST (CAN/US)

ZOOM ONLINE: Attendees will receive a link to this session after selecting an RSVP ticket (as well as 48 hours prior, 2 hours prior, and 10 minutes before the event begins) for you to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC from the comfort of your own space.

NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM

DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number provided in your confirmation email. Find your local number here (*long distance charges may apply).

NOTE: The RSVPs here only represent some of those who might attend.

Click here for recordings of past sessions


PLANT BASED NUTRITION isn’t a hard concept, but there are many concerns on a wide range of topics. Processed foods and animal-based foods may be a huge part of the Standard North American diet, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

We are able to eat a whole foods, unprocessed diet without eating animals AND get all the nutrients we need in the process. Wondering where you’ll get your protein, calcium, iron, and B vitamins? No need! You'll learn all about how to base your diet off whole foods, and how to eat a variety of vegetables, leafy greens, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, and legumes.

Jim & Janet will share about how these foods contain a variety of nutrients, enough to sustain anyone not eating animal-based foods and how it adds more fiber, phytonutrients, and antioxidants into your diet, giving your body everything it needs.

For ongoing support and information please consider joining our Plant Based Nutrition 101 Facebook group community at

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CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial support. Tax receipts are provided.



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Creating Connection is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action.

People of every walk of life, culture, faith and tradition, participate together in multi-faceted ways, expressing the inspirations, aspirations, wisdom, practices, and blessing of all, realizing that dialogue is enriched by individuals with different backgrounds and experiences - and even contrary viewpoints.

By creatively embodying guiding principles that transcend fixed rules and conventions - and how they apply in our lives - people are better able to graciously and intentionally engage with one another in discovering purpose and belonging, thus establishing profound relationships of trust. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

For more information please email or to find a group near you, visit

**Creating Connection is a grass-roots initiative sponsored by Community of Christ, a welcoming, supportive and loving, worldwide faith community that values the worth and purpose of all persons.

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