You Can Be a Healthier Version of You
Most of us want to live a joyful, healthy life. Through Anelise Antunes, the Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center will help you become healthier. As a Nutritionist and Wholistic Health Coach, Anelise looks at the human body as the sum of many parts. Her job is to identify areas that are lacking attention and thus causing discomfort and often unhappiness. An unknown food allergy or spending too much time behind the computer can have a domino effect on your entire well-being.
By treating you as a whole person, nourishing your body with whole foods, removing toxins and addictive substances, even managing stress and getting you to reconnect spiritually – she can help you learn to take care of underlying causes of weight gain, fatigue and some diseases.
As a Nutritionist and Wholistic Health Coach, she will assist you with:
- Overcoming emotional eating issues, saying goodbye to dieting behaviors for good;
- Removing unwanted dietary habits with helpful strategies;
- Creating sustainable, healthy habits and developing body confidence;
- Healthy eating plans, recipes shopping list;
- In-house food makeovers, fridge, pantry, workplace;
- Overcoming stress related management issues;
- Creating a fitness plan that you love doing it for a strong, healthier more energetic version of you;
- Overcoming addictive behavior (smoking, alcohol, eating)
- Develop strategies to help you sleep better;
- Lower the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
- Nutritional Assessment
- Weight Loss Plans
- Plant Base Diet transition plan
“FIRST MONDAYS” Seminars
The Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center is proud to present the Program “First Mondays” health, nutrition, and wellness talks to improve our lifestyle, provide tools for longevity from a science-based perspective.
Disclaimer: This program is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure a disease or condition. It is intended to provide informational, educational, and self-empowerment purposes ONLY. Please consult with your doctor or wellness practitioner if you have a condition that requires medical attention.
This program will be on the first Mondays of the month at CHCARC at 6:30 pm
Nutrition: Dietary Supplements
Dietary supplements cannot replace a well-balanced diet. But, what’s the fuzz about those pills? 75% of Americans take a dietary supplement of some kind. In this talk, Nutritionist Anelise will talk about who needs it, not all supplements are created equal and the truths behind the 10 most common dietary supplements. This is a science-based talk, based on FDA regulations.
Nutrition and Immunity (Fall-Winter Series)
Maintaining a balanced diet is fundamental to support one’s immune system. During or before the flu season, people seek special foods, vitamins and supplements that they believe to boost immunity.
Join Nutritionist and Wholistic Health Coach Anelise Antunes in this two-part series about Nutrition and Immunity. In the first part, she will discuss what is our immune system? what triggers an immune response? what factors can depress our immune system? Tips for an immune-boosting diet.
Nutrition and Immunity, Part II (Fall-Winter Series)
In part two of this two-part series, Nutritionist Anelise Antunes will continue within the topic talking about vitamins and herbs to boost the immune system and 8 steps to help support a healthy immune system.
The Blues Zones, Power 9 Series: Nine Lifestyle Habits of the World’s Healthiest, Longest-living People
“There is no physical fountain of youth”, you don’t have to move to these far-flung places to add years to your life. What are these Blue Zones? How can we learn and sustain the healthy lifestyles of the world’s longest-lived people right here in our zip code?
Join Nutritionist Anelise Antunes with this amazing talk about nutrition, wellness, and health, exploring the sum of the Blue Zone people and being motivated for lifestyle changes for the year 2022.
Anelise Antunes was born in the city of Porto Alegre in the South of the beautiful country of Brazil. Growing up in the city, her mom, an excellent cook, and walker made sure the family’s organic basic food needs were addressed.
At age 12, her mom, noticing her interest in food preparation, enrolled her in her first community nutrition class with the town’s most famous Christian Nutritionist, the beginning of many. At the same time, her love for fitness – through volleyball – was also born. After retiring from volleyball in 2008, Anelise discovered a new passion when a friend introduces her to road running in 2010.
After moving to the United States, in the mid-’90s, Anelise continued her studies primarily in Languages. As a linguist, she founded a small Medical Portuguese Translation and Interpretation agency called ABAYA (Yoruba= queen mother).
For the last 11 years, Anelise has been serving her community leading running and wellness groups in the DMV area, helping people address self-care through fitness and nutrition. She is a strong and loud force for preventive health care. Anelise enjoys helping others, great food, cultures, books, travel, laughs, interesting conversation, languages, music & arts, and social justice.
She is a Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Purdue University Global, Marathon Runner, Christian Yogi, Vegan Chef, and a Wholistic Health Coach Certified through The Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN-NY). Anelise believes that our body, spirit, and soul are gifts from God and it is a privilege to be able to take great care of it.