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Andrea Beaman is a natural foods chef, inspirational lecturer, and the author of Health is Wealth – Make a Delicious Investment in Your Body; The Whole Truth, How I Naturally Reclaimed My Health and You Can Too!; and The Eating and Recipe Guide – Better Food, Better Health. She is the host of Fed Up! a cooking show that educates viewers how to cook for and heal their conditions. Andrea successfully healed her “incurable” thyroid disease with a healthy diet, exercise and alternative therapies. She studied at the Kushi Institute, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and in her own healing kitchen. Andrea was also a contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef (Seasons 1 & 5). Her website is


Health-Supportive Cooking & Specialty Classes / Food and Healing

Nourishing Thyroid Health

Millions of Americans suffer from thyroid disease with symptoms that include weight gain (the "can't lose" kind), dry skin, hair loss, irregular heartbeat, menstrual fluctuations, and/or memory problems. Learn what environmental factors can cause thyroid disease, how proper diet can protect us, which "healthy" foods actually slow down or speed up thyroid function, and how Andrea successfully reversed her own "incurable" thyroid disease.  Dashi Miso Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms • Quick-Cooking Quinoa with Cilantro Pesto • Pan-Seared Sesame Seed- and Nori-Encrusted White Fish with Marinade Reduction Sauce • Sautéed Hiziki with Seasonal Vegetables • Steamed Cruciferous Vegetables with Tangy Tahini Sauce  Fresh Peach Cobbler. (Fish and organic butter will be used.)


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Instructor: Andrea Beaman
  • Wednesday, August 6, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Space AvailableClass Code: 35_SS14

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