Category: Events

LOLHS Wildcat Wellness Day

Carolino Monteiro speaks with students on Fitness & Nutrition

One of our AWESOME trainers, Carolino Monteiro, led students from Lyme-Old Lyme High School through fitness & nutrition workshops today at the school’s first Wildcat Wellness Day!

Fun for all!

Healthy Addiction offers health & fitness services for all ages, from consultation & assessment to creation of personalized programs to improve physical function, sports performance, balance, injury prevention & rehab, and nutrition support.

Give us a call to find YOUR new “healthy addiction!”


Brain Health Seminar

Healthy Addiction sponsors a free seminar on Brain Health

in cooperation with the Old Lyme – Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library and Lyme’s Senior Center.

We are pleased to provide a forum and discussion on brain health issues with the purpose of sharing information on this complex and important topic, and to help members of the community learn how to cope with issues such as dementia at any stage.

The scope of the seminar included promising therapeutics, exercise, nutrition and food, supplements and other remedies or treatments. We distinguished between remedies and treatments that are evidence-based medicine as well as alternative approaches; experienced panelists help to distinguish between fact and fiction.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Theodore Vanitallie, Professor Emeritus of medicine, Columbia University
  • Peter Dixon, MD
  • David Frederiks, MD
  • Suanne Murphy, DC
  • Katherine Nillson, Dietetics, Nutrition
  • Susan Ostrowski, MA, MS, Speech Pathologist

The seminar was held in cooperation with:

Old Lyme – Phoebe Griffin Noyes LibraryLyme’s Senior Center


Summer Lacrosse Camp

8:30-10:30am, Monday through Friday, August 15-19, 2016
Players eager to start the spring season of 2017 with greater confidence in their playing ability and teamwork will LOVE this workshop!

Developed specifically for 7th & 8th grade girls, the workshop features local Coach Dick Shriver (Williams School, US Coast Guard Academy, Victoria Lacrosse Club, Mountain Lakes NJ). Participants will receive instruction and practice in understanding offensive and defensive field position; passing; catching; and fielding ground balls under pressure; shooting percentages, and defensive play. Each player will receive individual attention and instruction.


Health Literacy Luncheon

Healthy Addiction hosts a Health Literacy Luncheon at the Old Lyme Inn

Healthy Addiction hostied a Health Literacy Luncheon at the Old Lyme Inn on Wednesday, October 22, at 12:00. We are addressing the rapid growth of alternative approaches to healing and health maintenance and increasing claims of breakthroughs for both healing and preventive measures. This event should be interesting and helpful to everyone, and we are delighted to have the following experts with us:

  • Dr. David Frederiks
  • Lisa Wilson, CEO of The Raw Food Institute
  • Chef Amanda Cushman
  • Brandon Meuse, Injury Rehabilitation
  • Ben Barrett, Strength & Balance
  • Marie Mozzi, Bio Photon Practitioner
  • Janine Sitko RDN (Registered Dietician)
  • George Moore, Executive Director, Lyme Land Trust

We believe you hold health and well-being as a top-level priority. We know how hard it is to keep up as some myths explode, and new breakthroughs take their place. We further believe there is important and positive merit in keeping up … to integrate regular medicine with the rapidly-expanding field of alternative methods. Each of the above speakers will speak for just 3 minutes, explain who they are and what they are talking about, and each will leave you with one provocative, thoughtful idea that they have tested and believe will be a useful surprise; the talks will be followed by generous time for unbridled
Q & A.


Salt Talks

Healthy Addiction hosts Salt Talks

The “SALT Talks” to limit nuclear weapons in the US and USSR inventories took place during the 40 year Cold War, an opaque process involving secretive analysts, always carrying two large briefcases each, chained to their wrists, moving purposefully through the streets of Geneva; this process moved with the speed of chilled molasses resulting in just one and a half agreements, or treaties, after literally decades of continuous debate.  BUT, they worked!   Or at least they did no harm.  No one was hurt.  Neither nation sent a nuclear weapon in the direction of the other with intent to kill, not even by accident.

Meanwhile, the salt talks” have been going on since the Bronze Age … and salt does kill.  Salt contributes to hypertension or high blood pressure, which in turn leads to strokes and heart attacks.  According to Dr. Surender Neravetla—Director of Cardiac Surgery at Springfield (Ohio) Regional Medical Center, 56 million Americans suffer from conditions caused or aggravated by saltnot counting the 130 million Americans who are overweight or obese.

What has happened to the salt of the earth?  It seems we can’t live without it, but we do have to learn to live with it.

Healthy Addiction will hold its own Salt Talks in April, on a Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 on a date to be announced.  Our moderator will be Rosemary Barclay, perhaps best known to some of you as founder of Bonne Sante LLC.  Rosemary has a PhD in biochemistry and is a board certified nutrition specialist. She will open the discussion with 15 minutes of commentary, and then we will move to 40 minutes of your questions.  We will use a seminar format with much spirited audience participation.  The seminar will be limited to 10 persons now reading this email, first come first served … either by email (below) or by phone to 860 671 1634 (just leave a message if necessary as the machine records the time of call to the minute).  We expect to hold this seminar from time to time if you miss this one.       Be Well !       Dick