Learn to “Eat Smart, Live Well”

Northfield Hospital & Clinics is offering a four-part nutrition class on consecutive Tuesday evenings in November, beginning November 3.

Kristi Von Ruden, LD, RD, and Courtney Eby, LD, RD, nutrition therapists at Northfield Hospital, will present on four key nutrition topics:

  • “Portion Sizes and Label Reading”
  • “The Skinny on Fat”
  • “Fiber and Sugar”
  • “Emotional Eating, Stress Hormones, Restaurant Eating and Holidays”

Von Ruden says understanding our bodies’ needs and the consequences of taking nutritional shortcuts is important to maintaining good health and weight and avoiding chronic disease.

“We live in a culture that tries to persuade us that bigger is better, but we need to be in charge of the food choices we make,” Von Ruden said.

The fee for the class is $40. Class dates will be November 3, 10, 17 and 24; the class will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. To register, contact Nancy Moe at 507-646-1035 or e-mail to