Mia Russo Stern never thought she’d find her passion after surviving breast cancer. The news emptied in early 2013 for the 42-year-old mother and wife – Mia was sick. After consulting the most effective option for survival, her decision to undergo a double mastectomy was immediate. And after her recovery from the operation, now this cancer survivor was determined to revitalize her life after keeping it.
So back to school she went for nutrition and wellness. She committed to juicing vegetables, eliminated certain foods, and created healthy recipes like a mad woman, crafting them with ingredients touted for their restorative and cancer-fighting properties. Kale, cabbage and turmeric root became staples in her kitchen.
Along the way, something happened. She lost 24 pounds without even trying. Now, she was eating more than ever before, loving what she was eating, and the excess weight was melting away. At the same time, she had plenty of energy, slept well, her bowel movements were regular, and her skin glowed. She felt like she had discovered the fountain of youth!
Mia never dreamed that everything that mattered to her: food, friends, helping others, cooking, photography, technology, and health could come together as if by Kismet and become the next stage of her life, but it has.'Mia never dreamed that everything that mattered to her: #food, friends, #helping others, #cooking, photography, technology, and #health could come together as if by Kismet and become the next stage of her life, but it has.' Click To Tweet
Brooklyn Culinary Arts is Born
Now, Mia educates on how to prepare cancer-preventing meals through her online culinary program, Brooklyn Culinary Arts (BCA).
The BCA program feels much like a Food Network show – both educational because of Mia’s vast food knowledge – and entertaining because of Mia’s comforting charisma. The program is for anyone from health professionals, parents, cancer survivors to anyone who wants to learn more about healthy cooking in general. And all students become a Certified Wellness Professional (CWP) at completion of the program.
- 12 Modules with 45 Videos Recipes
• Detailed Course Notes
• Dedicated Forum Support
• Full Color, 126 Page, Printed BCA Recipe Binder
• Nutrition & Wellness Notes and Material
• Achievement Focused Quizzes
• Fun, Interactive Assignments
While learning through these 12 modules:
- Getting Organized in the Kitchen
- Nutrition Basics
- Super Foods
- Raw Food l
- Raw Food ll
- Minerals and Micronutrients
- Fermented Foods
- Insulin and Sugar
- Vegan Protein
- Greens, Salads and Vinaigrettes
- Sweet Treats
Brooklyn Culinary Arts is now open for registration here.
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