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Well on the Web is an extension of the programs available in the Wellspring Centres across the country, enabling those who live far from a physical centres, or those not well enough to leave their homes, with access to Wellspring’s special brand of care and support.

Nourish: Beans and Grains

*During winter months, we recommend checking the schedule before attending the sessions, as dates and times are subject to change.*

All Nourish programs will take place in Sobey’s, 400 University Avenue, Charlottetown.

From chickpeas and quinoa to lentils and oats, this class will explain how the healthy compounds in these foods may have cancer-fighting potential. You’ll learn how to shop for, store, prepare and cook a variety of different beans and whole grains. We’ll cover the most frequently asked question about carbs, gluten, lectins and other hot topics.

This is a two-part session.

Meet our instructors: 
Vanessa Murphy
Vanessa Murphy is a dietitian registered with the PEI College of Dietitians. Vanessa also has Master’s degree in Cellular Medicine from the University of Ottawa where she studied the diseases such as cancer, diabetes and muscular regeneration. Originally from Quebec, Vanessa moved to PEI in 2010 to raise her young family. To pursue her interests in human health sciences and nutrition, she returned to school to study dietetics at the University of Prince Edward Island. Her background in medical research and nutrition combined with her personal interest in restoring the health of people across the all life stages has led her to a rewarding career in community nutrition. Vanessa is looking forward to applying this experience and knowledge to cancer prevention and recovery in the Nourish sessions at the Canadian Cancer Society.
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Program Details

Upcoming Dates:

Apr 1 & 8

  • Wed Apr 1, 2020: 6:00pm ADT - 8:00pm ADT
  • Wed Apr 8, 2020: 6:00pm ADT - 8:00pm ADT



Designed For:

Patients, Caregivers



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