Glorious Greens for Great Health Workshop
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Discover vibrant wellness through knowledge and flavorful real food recipes!
3.3 (4 ratings)
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Last updated 6/2014
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 14 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Incorporate more leafy greens into your life in creative and delicious ways!
  • Balance your weight
  • Amp up your energy
  • Support Immune Health
  • Heal and rebalance the body
  • Understand the nutrients, health benefits and variety of leafy greens
  • Learn simple and delicious recipes for incorporating leafy greens into your diet
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Requirements
  • Listen to lectures
  • Complete readings
  • Experiment with incorporating more leafy greens into your diet
  • Try out recipes
Description

Green leafy vegetables like arugula, cabbage, chard, chicory, collard greens, kale, lettuce, mustard greens and spinach, are some of the most concentrated sources of natural nutrition! They are great sources of life-promoting energy, valuable vitamins and minerals and cleansing fiber.

Packed with information and practical tools, this interactive workshop and ecourse is a great way to learn more about the importance and value of leafy greens and incorporate some delicious new ways to enjoy these vegetables in your life! Whether you are just starting to embrace the goodness of kale and arugula or have been enjoying the vibrancy of dandelion and bok choy for years, this workshop will inform and inspire you to incorporate more of these amazing real foods!

This workshop will introduce you to the facts and science about leafy green vegetables and provide simple and nutritious recipe ideas to help you easily incorporate these nutritional powerhouses into your diet. You will discover vibrant health through knowledge and flavorful real food recipes!

You will dive into a world of nutrients, vibrancy and energy that will change the way you eat forever as well as the way you look and feel inside and out! Incorporating leafy greens into your diet is one of the easiest and most effective ways to:

  • balance your weight
  • amp up your energy
  • support immune health
  • heal and rebalance the body
  • increase vibrancy
  • get clearer skin
  • improve digestion
  • prevent chronic disease
  • decrease brain fog
  • have more stable moods
  • enhance your repertoire of healthy real food meals and snacks

... and so much more!

This extraordinary workshop includes a wealth of information, instruction and tools. You will find be introduced to greens in all of their glory and learn about the rich nutrients, variety and vitality that they offer.

This comprehensive workshop includes:

A Workshop Guide which provides my proven Simple | pure |WholeTM Wellness Method for getting the most out of a wellness journey! This interactive workbook and step-by-step guide will help you establish your goals and intentions for using this workshop to ensure that you gain the greatest and most appropriate benefits for you!

A comprehensive Glorious Greens for Great Health book. This book will teach you everything you need to know about leafy greens in over 35 beautiful pages! Presented in an easy-to-understand yet scientifically-based manner, you will gain knowledge about a wide variety of leafy greens and how they support and enhance your health! You will explore the many phytonutrients in these vegetables and how they play a role in building our bodies, healing and preventing disease.

A BONUS guide with gorgeous and informative fact sheets about a wide sampling of a dozen of the most popular and common Glorious Greens! These beautiful guides to each leafy green provide almost 40 pages of information on key nutrients and their role in our health, recipe tips, nutrition facts and more!

Your Glorious Greens Cookbook and Recipe Guide! This valuable and fun resource provides guidance in storing, preparing and cooking with a variety of leafy greens. You will learn about basic cooking methods as well as creative and delicious ways to incorporate greens into your meals and snacks. You will find almost 30 creative, healthy, balanced real-food recipes for inspiring you to use greens in your life! Included are recipes for beverages and smoothies, salads, dressings, dips, sauces, soups, side dishes, entrees and even sweet treats and desserts! All my recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan-friendly, and made with only whole food ingredients!

Click here for a sample recipe!

An Audio & Video Seminar: An Introduction to Glorious Greens which introduces you to Glorious Greens and how these nutritious powerhouses can really benefit our health! The convenient mp4 format allows you to download this seminar and take it with you for learning on the go!

A BONUS Audio & Video Seminar: Sneaking in More Glorious Greens! This audio class provides you will easy and creative ways to incorporate more Glorious Greens into your life! The convenient mp3 format allows you to download this seminar and take it with you for learning on the go!

Get ready to build your knowledge of real food nutrition and learn creative new ways to nourish your body and build your health! As you begin to listen to your inner knowledge and your body’s true needs, you will naturally fill it with Simple | Pure | WholeTM foods such as greens that truly nourish you!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone wanting increased energy, vibrancy and better health
  • Those looking for more energy, clearer thinking, a more balanced weight and better long-term health.
  • Anyone looking for creative and delicious ways to eat healthy without deprivation! All my recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan-friendly, and made with only whole food ingredients!
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 36 Lectures Collapse All 36 Lectures 03:27:04
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The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method
2 Lectures 06:41
Introduction to Dr. Weinberg and The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method
02:32

Dr. Jennifer Weinberg, MD, MPH, MBE is a Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine Physician trained at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins,Consultant, Wellness Expert, Speaker, Interdisciplinary Yoga Instructor and Board Certified Holistic Health Coach.

Dr. Weinberg is the President of the Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method and offers innovative online wellness and education programs for individuals looking for sustainable optimal health as well as health care providers seeking to embrace a transformative approach to health care and corporations wanting to integrate a holistic approach to corporate wellness!

Dr. Weinberg takes an innovative approach to supporting health concerns. She advocates for living vibrant, balanced and passionate lives in a way that is flexible, fun and free of denial.

The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method
04:09
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Welcome!
3 Lectures 14:01

Welcome to this Glorious Greens workshop! Find out what you will gain from your participation in this virtual interactive workshop and what to expect from the course!

Please review the overview of the course and take some time to review the terms and conditions. Your use of these materials signifies your agreement with our Terms & Conditions.

Preview 02:13

This lecture will introduce you to your Glorious Greens for Great Health interactive workshop! You will learn about what you can expect as you progress through this powerful and transformational experience!

Preview 06:20

This Glorious Greens workshop is jam-packed with information, resources and experiences! It will introduce you to the facts and science about leafy green vegetables and provide simple and nutritious recipe ideas to help you easily incorporate these nutritional powerhouses into your diet. You will discover vibrant health through knowledge and flavorful real food recipes!

Preview 05:28
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Workshop Guide: A Simple | Pure | WholeTM Approach
2 Lectures 05:05

A key component that makes this workshop so powerful is the Simple Pure Whole Method’s approach to growth, learning and healing! This lesson and corresponding Workshop Guide provide my proven Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method for getting the most out of a wellness journey!

A Simple | Pure | WholeTM Approach!
05:05

This Workshop Guide which provides my proven Simple | Pure |WholeTM Wellness Method for getting the most out of a wellness journey! This interactive workbook and step-by-step guide will help you establish your goals and intentions for using this workshop to ensure that you gain the greatest and most appropriate benefits for you! Complete the exercises and reflections in the downloadable guide and workbook.

Glorious Greens for Great Health Workshop Guide
17 pages
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An Introduction to Glorious Greens
2 Lectures 18:45

This Audio & Video Seminar: An Introduction to Glorious Greens, introduces you to Glorious Greens and how these nutritious powerhouses can really benefit our health! This lecture provides an overview of the health and nutritional benefits of leafy greens. Subsequent lectures will go into these topics in more detail.

An Introduction to Glorious Greens: An Overview
18:45

This comprehensive Glorious Greens for Great Health book will teach you everything you need to know about leafy greens in over 35 beautiful pages! Presented in an easy-to-understand yet scientifically-based manner, you will gain knowledge about a wide variety of leafy greens and how they support and enhance your health! You will explore the many phytonutrients in these vegetables and how they play a role in building our bodies, healing and preventing disease.

You can download the complete book here. Subsequent lectures will explore each of the sections in detail.

Glorious Greens for Great Health Book
40 pages
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Glorious Greens: Health & Nutrition
6 Lectures 21:31

This series of lectures in this section will introduce you to the numerous nutritional components of leafy greens and how they support our health and wellbeing!

Greens are some of the most nutritionally dense, enlivening foods available in nature! Calorie for calorie, leafy greens have more concentrated nutrition than any other group of food. They are packed with phytonutrients including minerals like calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium; vitamins including C, E, K and B vitamins; antioxidants; and even small amounts of essential Omega-3 fatty acids. This nutrient density gives greens many health benefits.

This lecture contains an introductory lesson on the nutritional content of leafy greens as well as a downloadable handout comparing the nutritional content of some common green vegetables.

Glorious Greens Health & Nutrition: Introduction
02:47

Dark leafy greens are important sources of many nutrients especially antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.

Important phytonutrients in greens include beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin which provide antioxidant protection against free radicals and help to strengthen the immune system. These important compounds help protect our cells from oxidative stress which can occur as a result of damage from free radicals generated during energy metabolism in the body.

Glorious Greens Health & Nutrition: Phytonutrients and Antioxidants
05:01

Many vitamins are also found in leafy greens.

  • Vitamin K1
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin B9/Folate

This lecture also contains a downloadable handout for quick reference of foods which provide vitamin K. Since this vitamin plays an important role in blood clotting, individuals taking anticoagulant medications (blood thinners) like warfarin (Coumadin®), heparin, dalteparin, enoxaparin (Lovenox®) and tinzaparin (Innohep®) should aim to keep the amount of leafy greens and other sources of vitamin K in their diets consistent in order to avoid altering the level of the thinness of the blood. While it is generally not necessarily required to avoid leafy greens when taking such medications, it is important to keep vitamin K intake consistent over time and to discuss any dietary changes with a health professional.

Glorious Greens Health & Nutrition: Vitamins
04:20

In addition to these important vitamins, leafy greens provide healthy doses of many important minerals.

  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
Glorious Greens Health & Nutrition: Minerals
02:51

Leafy greens contain iron which is important for healthy red blood cell production and oxygenation of the body. While plant-based iron is often harder to fully absorb than iron from animal sources, there are some easy ways to enhance the absorption of this important nutrient. Learn more about what foods can be combined with greens and other plant-based sources of iron to enhance the absorption of iron from these foods.

Glorious Greens Health & Nutrition: Plant-Based Iron Absorption
02:16

A unique component of green plants that can benefit our health in many ways when we consume them is chlorophyll. This green pigment gives plants their green color and allows them to facilitate one of the most miraculous processes on earth, the process of photosynthesis. Photosynthesis converts the energy of sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into glucose, a nutrient-dense fuel source.

Leafy greens are also great sources of healthy macronutrients which help provide the building blocks of our bodies and allow them to function optimally.

  • Fiber
  • Protein
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Glorious Greens Health & Nutrition: Chlorophyll & Macronutrients
04:16
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Glorious Greens For Your Unique Body
1 Lecture 04:51

One of the core concepts of the Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method is the idea that each of us is an individual with unique health and lifestyle needs which can change with the seasons and throughout our lives.

Traditional Indian Ayurvedic Medicine also approaches health by looking at the uniqueness of each individual and her dominant dosha or body type. This philosophy suggests different types of leafy greens to help balance health for each general type of individual.

Enhancing your intake of dark leafy greens can help address cravings for bitter foods.

*If you are interested in further addressing your cravings and returning to a more intuitive way of eating, check out my Udemy course What To Eat?: An Eater's Guide to Conquering Cravings and Returning to An Intuitive Way of Eating!

Ayurvedic Medicine, Cravings and Greens
04:51
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Embracing a Variety of Glorious Greens
2 Lectures 07:38

Leafy green vegetables are the leaves of a variety of plants. Nearly one thousand species of plants with edible leaves are known with most belonging to herbaceous plants such as lettuce and spinach. Fortunately, this wide variety of leafy greens provides us with a wealth of options for nutritious and delicious meals!

A rotation will also help you avoid too much of the small amounts of anti-nutrients or other toxic substances that many leafy greens contain as natural defense mechanisms against predators in the wild.

Rotating Greens: Antinutrients
04:46

Since greens within a family tend to contain similar nutrients and anti-nutrients, it is important to rotate among the different green vegetable families.

Fortunately there are many nutritious greens to choose from and a variety of delicious ways in which you can incorporate them into your life! Experiment with various types of greens and rotating greens from different families.

Rotating Greens: Plant Families
02:52
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Variety of Leafy Greens
13 Lectures 03:08

Greens are some of the most nutritionally dense, enlivening foods available in nature! There are many healthy, nourishing greens from which to choose. A variety of green vegetables are grown primarily for the consumption of their leafy parts. Hundreds of plants with edible leaves exist in nature with most falling in the group of short-lived herbaceous plants such as lettuce and spinach.

This section includes an introductory lecture about the variety of glorious leafy greens as well as gorgeous and informative fact sheets about a wide sampling of a dozen of the most popular and common Glorious Greens! These beautiful guides to each leafy green provide almost 40 pages of information on key nutrients and their role in our health, recipe tips, nutrition facts and more!

A Variety of Glorious Greens
03:08

Arugula (also known as rocket) is a cruciferous leafy green with a peppery taste. It is delicious raw in salads or lightly cooked. It is a good source of potassium, a mineral which is important in blood pressure balance and bone health.

Arugula
2 pages

Beet greens are in the same family as spinach and chard and share a mineral-like flavor and soft texture. This leafy green supplies good amounts of protein, phosphorus, and zinc, along with plenty of fiber. Beet greens are also a great source of vitamin K and iron, which support balanced clotting and blood health.

Beet Greens
3 pages

Bok Choy is a mild Chinese cabbage with a mild, sweet flavor. It supplies a wealth of nutrition including vitamins C, A, and K, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and iron. The high levels of beta-carotene in bok choy help support eye health, and like other cruciferous vegetables, bok choy may help prevent breast cancer.

Bok Choy
2 pages

Swiss chard is a leafy green with a mineral taste and soft texture, similar to spinach. It is a good source of antioxidants, including vitamin E, beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which help maintain healthy eyes, hair, and skin. Swiss chard also contains magnesium and potassium, which are minerals involved in managing blood pressure and maintaining bone health.

Chard
4 pages

Collard greens are a cruciferous and leafy green belonging to the cabbage family. They are a good source of beta-carotene, an antioxidant precursor to vitamin A that can help prevent cataracts, and macular degeneration as well as maintain healthy hair and skin. Collard greens are also a good source of vitamin K, which support bone and blood health.

Collard Greens
4 pages

Dandelion greens belong to the Sunflower family and have a long history of medicinal uses. While quite low in calories, dandelion greens are packed with nutrition. They are rich in calcium and iron as well as antioxidants like vitamins A and C. The nutrients in dandelion are anti-inflammatory and support healthy fluid balance in the body. They also support effective detoxification.

Dandelion Greens
3 pages

Kale is a cruciferous leafy green from the cabbage family. It is packed with nutrients including antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which help maintain healthy eyes, hair, and skin. Calcium and potassium in kale help keep your bones and teeth strong and can balance the blood pressure. Kale is also high in the anti-inflammatory antioxidant quercetin, which protects against inflammation, arthritis and memory loss.

Kale
3 pages

Cabbages are cruciferous vegetables which provide a wealth of cancer-fighting compounds and antioxidants such as vitamin C. These versatile greens come in several varieties and can be enjoyed cooked or raw in salads or stir fries, shredded into a slaw, or made into sauerkraut.

Nappa & Other Cabbages
2 pages

Radicchio is a colorful leafy vegetable with a bitter taste. It is commonly added raw to salads or braised for a side dish. It is a good source of potassium, a mineral involved in managing blood pressure and strengthening bones. Radicchio also contains the antioxidants vitamin E and lutein, which help maintain healthy eyes and skin.

Radicchio
3 pages

There are a wide variety of lettuces, which are all low calorie leafy greens. Lettuces such as romaine, green leaf, red leaf, bibb, and butterhead, are good sources of antioxidants, including beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and quercetin. Lettuce is also a good source of potassium and vitamin K.

Romaine and Other Lettuces
3 pages

Spinach is a dark leafy green vegetable which is versatile and nutrient-dense! It is high in fiber and very low in calories. It is also packed with nutrients including the antioxidants vitamin C, beta carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which help maintain healthy eyes, hair, and skin. Spinach also contains high amounts of potassium and vitamin K, that help preserve bone health. In addition, spinach provides iron and B vitamins that support a healthy circulatory system.

Spinach
4 pages

Watercress is a tender leafy green with a peppery flavor. It is great when added raw to salads or used in sandwiches or atop pasta dishses. Watercress has long been used for its medicinal properties. It supplies the antioxidants beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which help to prevent and manage arthritis, cataracts, and macular degeneration.

Watercress
3 pages
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Preparing & Storing Glorious Greens
1 Lecture 02:16

To preserve the life and vibrancy of your leafy greens, it is important to store and prepare them properly. This lectures introduces you to some simple steps to take to make your greens last longer and stay fresh!

Preparing Glorious Greens
02:16
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Cooking Glorious Greens: Delicious Real-Food Recipes!
2 Lectures 11:49

Greens can be prepared in a variety of ways ranging from simple steaming or boiling to sautéing in water or oil to adding them raw to salads or other dishes. This section introduces these basic cooking methods which can be used for a variety of leafy greens as well as other vegetables. Experiment with different vegetables and cooking methods and find your favorite combinations!

In addition to the video lessons, this lecture includes a downloadable guide to basic cooking methods for leafy greens!

Cooking Glorious Greens: Basic Techniques
04:02

This workshop includes your Glorious Greens Cookbook and Recipe Guide! This is a valuable and fun resource which provides guidance in storing, preparing and cooking with a variety of leafy greens. You will learn about basic cooking methods as well as creative and delicious ways to incorporate greens into your meals and snacks. You will find almost 30 creative, healthy, balanced real-food recipes for inspiring you to use greens in your life! Included are recipes for beverages and smoothies, salads, dressings, dips, sauces, soups, side dishes, entrees and even sweet treats and desserts!

This lecture includes an overview lesson to guide you through some creative ways to cook with leafy greens. In addition to your comprehensive Glorious Greens Cookbook and Recipe Guide, you will also find downloadable handouts on Simple Ways to Enhance Greens, Smoothies, Salads, Condiments, Side Dishes, Entrees and Desserts which highlight the included recipes for utilizing leafy greens!

Cooking Glorious Greens: Cookbook and Real-Food Recipes!
07:47
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About the Instructor
Jennifer Weinberg, MD, MPH, MBE
3.8 Average rating
9 Reviews
159 Students
3 Courses
Preventive, Lifestyle & Environmental Consultant, Editor

Dr. Jennifer Weinberg, MD, MPH, MBE is a Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine Physician trained at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins, Author of The Whole Cure, Consultant, Wellness Expert, Editor, Speaker, Interdisciplinary Yoga Instructor and Certified Health Coach.

Dr. Weinberg is the President of the Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method and offers innovative online wellness and education programs for individuals looking for sustainable optimal health as well as health care providers seeking transformative educational and health outreach resources and editorial services, and corporations wanting to integrate a comprehensive approach to corporate wellness! She is the author of The Whole Cure: 52 Essential Prescriptions to Overcome Overwhelm, Reclaim Balance and Reconnect with a Life You Love! which is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions!