Facilitator:

Dr. Geoffrey B. Frankson MBBS, MA(Oxon)

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Call for more information:
(868) 759-0994 / 681-6870 or (501) 629-5401

Email: gbfrankson@gmail.com

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Wellness Workshops

1 to 3 hours for 10 to 30 participants - at the worksite or in the community


Personal Wellness
  • How the diseases we suffer from have changed
  • How our understanding of "health" has changed  
  • The emergence of “lifestyle” diseases; the risk factors for these diseases
  • How to eat well, exercise, manage stress and reduce your risks
  • Blood tests and screening for disease; health literacy and self-care  
  • The Wellness Trajectory; personal wellness goals, and the importance of personal responsibility   
  • Being a role model; “walking the talk”   

Retirement Planning: good health in your later years
  • It is never too early to start
  • What will you die from? Expect the best but prepare for the worst
  • Ageing and “lifestyle” diseases; the risk factors for these diseases
  • How to eat well, exercise, manage stress and reduce your risks
  • Blood tests and screening for disease; don't wait until it's too late!
  • The Wellness Trajectory; personal wellness goals, and the importance of personal responsibility
  • "Successful ageing": what it means and how to achieve it
  • It's not how you are, but how do you want to be

Diet, nutrition, weight management, self-care
  • The parts and the functions of the digestive system
  • Calories, carbs, protein, fats, fibre: what they all mean
  • Healthy eating: the 6 food groups, balance, variety
  • Vegetarian, vegan, and other fad diets
  • Diet and disease: blood pressure, blood sugar, heart disease
  • Vitamins, supplements, and miraculous substances
  • The role of nutritionists and dieticians
  • Home cooking and family mealtimes = better nutrition, closer families