Healthy Eating & Mindfulness Seminar

Healthy Eating & Mindfulness Seminar

7th November 2019
10:00 am

IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Co. Cork
Co. Cork
Places remaining: 54
Cost: FREE

  • Introduction and Welcome Judy O’ Leary Duhallow Women’s Forum
  • 10.15 to 10.45 – Caroline O’ Connor

 6 Easy Steps to raising a happy, healthy eater

From their baby’s first bite to the challenges of feeding toddlers, Caroline will talk parents through What and How to feed to set up healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime!

Caroline O’Connor, is a registered paediatric dietitian, mum of four and founder and owner of Solid Start. Solid Start offers parents a one-stop-shop for evidence-based advice on all aspects of food, feeding and nutrition for babies and children. The Solid Start philosophy is simple, no superfood pseudoscience, Instagram-worthy meals or hours of weekend batch cooking.  Caroline offers up to date, factual, no-nonsense professional information parents can trust with the aim of giving the confidence, information and feeding strategies needed to raise happy, healthy eaters.

  • 10.45 to 11.15 – Alison Burnard

Mindfulness and Health

Alison Burnard is a Gestalt Psychotherapist and Meditation& Mindfulness Facilitator. She has had a lifelong interest in and benefit from meditation and loves to share this with others. She teaches groups & workshops in Munster and see clients one to one in her private practice in Limerick City.


  • 11.30 to 12.00 – Helen Harvey


‘Childhood Nutrition – Separating fact from fiction.

Nutrition labels, expert opinions and even the next door neighbour?! Nutrition advice is everywhere. As a busy parent how do we know what our child really needs to eat? Join Helen Harvey, registered dietitian to get the evidence based facts on childhood nutrition.’


  • 12.00 to 12.30 – Donna Westley HSE Community Dietician

Donna Westley, HSE Community Dietician will help us look at the role of a community dietician and also will provide great advice on creating quick and healthy meals for Adults.


Questions and Answers



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