Well@DU/Ritchie Nutrition Speaker Series

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March 5

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Community Commons, Room 2600, South Dining Event Space

Audience: Faculty,  Staff

We are excited to welcome Yvonne Montoya-Matthews, MS, CNS, LDN, BCHN®, to host a 5-part wellbeing speaker series this winter & spring.

Yvonne is a double-board certified functional nutritionist dietitian, certified herbalist, and holds a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition & Integrative Health. She started her private practice, Nutrition Designed, in 2015 and specializes in hormones, gut and digestive health, food allergies and sports and performance nutrition.

Each monthly seminar will be held from 12-1 p.m. and will include a 45-minute talk followed by time for Q&A with Yvonne. Our February seminar will be held on Zoom, but all other seminars will provide an in-person or virtual participation option.

March 5

Topic: Nutrition for Perimenopause and menopause

Description: Our hormones are influenced by food, nutrition and other holistic measures. We’d discuss the keys you need to know for going through lifecycle changes perimenopause and menopause with ease.


April 3

Topic: Top Nutrition Questions for Getting the Most Out of Your Workouts

Description: The top things to know about how to optimize workouts and fuel for repair and recovery, more energy, great performance and a nourished body. 


May 1

Topic: What You Need to Know About Supplements

Description: All your questions about supplements, are they necessary, what to take and when, quality, where to buy and the top 5 supplements most of us can benefit from.


June 5

Topic: Why We All Need Help with Blood Sugar Regulation

Description: Stable blood sugar is the key to hormone balance, mood, sleep quality, focus, energy, metabolism and more! Here’s your top ways to feeling great and regulating your glucose.