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The California Schools VEBA (VEBA) Cooking & Nutrition resource hub can help you make informed choices about your dietary and lifestyle choices, supporting your journey toward better health and well-being. Whether you are looking to improve your gut health, enhance your cooking skills, or change your eating behaviors, the resources available here will equip you with the education, tools, and support you need to feel confident in the kitchen. 

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Discover the transformative power your gut has on your overall health and vitality. Download your FREE copy of “Gut Check: Your Essential Starter Kit” for guidance and recipes to support your journey toward better gut health.

Care Navigation

One-on-one Care Navigation is a free service offered to VEBA members. Connect with a VEBA Care Navigator for an integrated health and well-being assessment. Together, you will create a tailored plan for your overall health. Care Navigators can refer you to the resources you need, providing support and guidance at every step of your journey.

Appointments are available virtually or at VRC – Kearny Mesa and VRC – Carlsbad.

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Schedule your appointment today!

Featured Classes

Join these free classes offered by the VEBA Resource Center, both virtually and in-person, to meet your needs wherever you are.  

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Cooking & Nutrition
Virtual and In-person

Discover the incredible power of food! Join Chef Leslie each week to learn simple ways to add nutritious foods into your daily meals and gain practical cooking skills to prepare delicious and healthy dishes.

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Healing through Natural Medicine

Get all the best tips to support your gut health! Join Dr. Ioanna Vouloumanou, LAc, DAOM virtually each week to explore holistic medicine and natural approaches to wellness.

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Mind & Body Classes
Virtual and In-person

Chronic stress can negatively impact the gut by altering the gut microbiome and increasing inflammation. Find balance and destress with a variety of mind and body classes like yoga, meditation, and Pilates.

Featured Videos

Check out these simple recipes to incorporate more vegetables into your meals.

Featured Articles

Explore the VEBA blog for articles on various topics related to cooking, nutrition, and overall wellness.