Wendy Vigdor-Hess at New Dominion Bookshop May 20

New Dominion Bookshop

404 East Main Street

Charlottesville, VA 22902


Reading and Book-signing at New Dominion Bookshop

Friday, May 20 at 5:30 PM

Registered Dietician Wendy Vigdor-Hess will discuss

Sweetness Without Sugar: A Resource Guide for Delicious Dairy-, Egg-, and Gluten-Free Treats Made with Healthy Sweeteners

by Wendy Vigdor-Hess, R.D.

In the United States, cases of diabetes and obesity are on the rise. Research has also linked high cholesterol and excessive sugar consumption to a myriad of illnesses including cancer, heart disease, ADD/ ADHD, chronic fatigue and more. Sweetness Without Sugar is a timely, indispensable resource offering us tangible ways to transition into wellness. The book offers:

● An exploration into our emotional connections to sugar

●Motivation to adjust our consumption of dairy products, eggs, wheat, soy, and gluten

●A guide for replacing common allergens and replacing refined sugars with natural sweeteners

●Information about essential fatty acids, high-fructose corn syrup, soy, and fortifying with superfoods

●Tips for spotting sweet ingredients on food labels

●Solutions for re-creating our favorite treats

●Sweet support for healthy pregnancy

●Over 60 simple-to-prepare, delicious recipes: bars and cookies; soda alternatives; raw treats; cakes; smoothies; truffles and frozen delights

Whether you have special dietary needs or a wish to improve your health in gradual steps, Sweetness Without Sugar shows you how to “have your cake and eat it too!”

Wendy Vigdor-Hess has been a lover of sweets since birth. As a nutritionist, educator, speaker and consultant for nearly 18 years, she passionately spreads the message that addressing challenges through diet is an important key to a healthy and happy life. Wendy offers classes and workshops that incorporate creative, fun, unique and intuitive solutions to many common health issues.

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