FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness

Health & Nutrition Classes

To register for these classes, please stop by the front desk at 170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or call (910) 715-1800. 

Holiday Bloat Busting
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD
Thursday, December 7 • 12:15 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE  • Registration required.
The dreaded belly bloat – we all experience it from time-to-time, but the holidays can be especially cruel. If Thanksgiving feasting and holiday parties have left you running towards the closest pair of sweatpants, we have good news. Occasional bloating spells can be remedied by the right foods.

15% off Metabolic Testing Appointments in December!
Book now and save! Call (910) 715-2674 to reserve your appointment. Spaces limited. Mention code DEC15 when booking.

How to Eat a Better Breakfast
Presenter: Ashley Carpenter, RD
Thursday, January 11  •  12:15 p.m. at Pinehurst center  •  FREE  •  Registration required.
Start the year off right by starting your day off right! Learn how to give your breakfast a nutritional boost.

Metabolism Matters
Presenter: Ashley Carpenter, RD
Tuesday, January 16  •  6 p.m. at Pinehurst center  •  FREE  •  Registration required.
Having a hard time losing weight? Learn about metabolism and why it matters for weight management.

Nutrient-Dense Soups: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Guest presenter:  Chef Sueson Vess
Thursday, January 18   •  6 p.m. at Pinehurst center  •  $20 members/$25 community  •  Register by Jan 15.
Healthy eating begins with healthy cooking! Soup is perfect for a first course, an easy family dinner or quick heat-and-serve lunch. Recipes include: Chicken Bone Broth, Vietnamese Spiralized Noodle Soup, Tomato Fennel Soup, and Dairy-free Cream of Mushroom Soup. *All recipes are gluten-free.

Which Foods are Good for What?
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD
Thursday, January 25 • 6:15 p.m. at Southern Pines center • FREE • Call (910) 692-6129 to register
Learn the best foods to eat for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, weight loss, cancer prevention, eye health, strong bones, better sleep, and healthy skin, hair and nails.

Alcohol: Truth AND Consequences
Tuesday, January 30  •  6 pm at Pinehurst Center • FREE • Registration required.
Guest presenter:  James Liffrig, MD of FirstHealth Family Medicine
A practical approach to understanding the solvent that doesn’t solve.


For more information or to register for one of the classes, call (910) 715-1800.

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