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Classes & Programs

Plant Based Eating

Plant-Based Eating, 1 session

This program aims to empower you to eat plant-strong, along a spectrum that works for you. Providing you with the basics of eating a Whole Food Plant Based diet to help reduce your risk of chronic conditions and associated symptoms and improve your overall health while helping you feel your best.

Location: Online Class
Dates/Time: Offered twice a month, Wednesdays, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registration: Call 415-833-3450

Open to Kaiser Permanente members

For more information and to register call the
Health Education Department at 415-833-3450
or email SFhealthed@kp.org

Taught by: Anne Kolker, RD  and Heather D’Eliso Gordon, RD, CSSD, Nutrition Health Coach

Plant Based Eating Class Flyer

Class handouts: Kitchen Clean Out, Kitchen and Pantry Staple Items, Plant-based Diet – A Healthier Way to Eat, Plant-Based Plate and Meal Ideas, Plant Strong Snacks, Resources: Whole Food Plant-Based Eating, What is a Healthy Plate?

Kaiser Permanente Food for Health: Recipe contributions by Heather D’Eliso Gordon, RD, CSSD, Nutrition Health Coach

Thrive Kitchen

Our goal at Thrive Kitchen is to teach you how to cook deliciously to improve your health and boost your energy. The pandemic put a hold on our hands-on classes, but we’re back in a virtual format!  Join Chef Linda Shiue, MD and learn to cook globally inspired, seasonal cuisine in less time than it takes to get takeout. We’ll teach you how to use herbs and spices for flavor. And we’ll discuss how all this fits into a healthy eating pattern, with plenty of time for your questions. When it’s possible, we will return to monthly, hands-on classes.

Location: Mission Bay
Dates/Time: Offered monthly, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Virtual Class for Members: No fee
Virtual Class for Non-Members: $40
Registration: Call 415-833-3450
Open to the community.

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Plant Strong Program

Do you want more energy?  Do you want to reach a healthier weight? Do you want to improve, stabilize, or even reverse a chronic condition such as heart disease, high cholesterol, pre-diabetes, or high blood pressure? Would you like to potentially take fewer medications? Are you open to changing your diet and lifestyle if it could really improve your health? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then our new Plant Strong Program may be right for you. Becoming Plant Strong means learning to incorporate more unprocessed plant-based foods in your diet and learning how to make and sustain healthy changes to your lifestyle.

Program consists of:

  • 12 weekly group sessions
  • Peer support
  • Session topics include – nutrition, physical activity, positive thinking, emotional eating, stress management and more
  • Facilitated by experienced educators to help you develop and sustain healthier habits

Location: Geary, Mission Bay, Virtual
Dates/Time: Mondays and Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fee: No fee for members
Registration: Call 415-833-3450

Must complete the Whole Foods Plant Based Eating class
Open to Kaiser Permanente members

Behavioral Health Education Classes

Our Health Education Department believes you deserve resources and knowledge that support your total health. Behavioral health education aims to connect you to the resources that empower you to make healthy decisions to live a better life and thrive. We offer many behavioral health educational classes that are designed to help you stay healthy – in mind, body, and spirit.

To register for any of our classes, please contact your provider or call/email Health Education Department at 415-833-3450, email SFHealthed@kp.org.

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