Nutrition Classes


Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care–Westchester provides free in-person nutrition classes that are open to the community and are run by a registered dietitian nutritionist. Class topics include heart health, diabetes prevention, healthy weight loss, and fighting inflammation with food.

Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care–Westchester patients can also request individual nutrition consultations.

To sign up for a class or request a nutrition consultation, please call:




Complimentary Classes


Now with virtual and in-person options for attending

MEAC Nutrition Classes with Jessica Shapiro, MS RD CDN CDCES
Mondays from 4:00pm-5:00pm 3rd Floor Conference Room

Sign up at the front desk, call our appointment hotline at 914-457-4130, or click here to sign up via Zoom. 

Nutrition Fundamentals Series

Dive into the Mediterranean Diet—one of the healthiest and best tasting eating patterns in the world!

This four-part nutrition series is focused on the Mediterranean diet. Take one class or all. We recommend that you start with week one, but you can enter the series at any point.

Part 1: The Diet (Friday 9/8 1pm) 

This is a comprehensive look at the Mediterranean pyramid and which foods to include or to remove. 

Part 2: The Environment (Friday 9/15 1pm) 

This class is about how to be an intuitive eater and how to eat mindfully. 

Part 3: Nutrition Skills (Friday 9/22 1pm)

All the skills you need to know to be successful including label reading, meal planning and prepping, and more. 

Part 4: The Lifestyle (Friday 9/29 1pm) 

Learn how to embrace the entire Mediterranean way of living, as it is not just about the food.

These classes are appropriate for anyone looking to improve their health and lifestyle including:

  • Looking to lose weight or to prevent future weight gain
  • Seeking long-term, sustainable solutions
  • Prevent and manage most chronic conditions

Who these are NOT for:

  • Those looking for a personalized program
  • Those looking for a quick fix or a meal plan
  • This may not be appropriate for certain medical conditions- please call us if uncertain this class is right for you

Our team

Jessica Shapiro MS, RD, CDN, CDCES
Jessica Shapiro MS, RD, CDN, CDCES
Nutrition Program Manager
Location(s): Westchester

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Location & Hours

Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care - Westchester
555 Taxter Road
Elmsford, NY 10523

Mon - Fri      8:00am - 5:00pm


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