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Avoiding Stress Eating Live Zoom Workshop

Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Program will present the Avoiding Stress Eating Workshop on Thursday, May 21, 2020. The free presentation, hosted virtually by the Ocean City Public Library, will take place at 6 p.m. live on Zoom.

The program presented by Chris Zellers, Cape May County FCHS Educator/Assistant Professor, will identify the causes of stress eating and more. Participants will learn stress impacts on health, self-awareness to avoid stress eating, and tools to avoid overeating during stressful times.

Zellers said, “From time to time life brings stress into our lives but how we handle that can have a variety of impacts on our health.” Zellers added, “Eating when stressed is common as we try to comfort ourselves but having a self-awareness and a plan will help to keep us healthy.“

Advanced registration is required by emailing After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is not providing in person programming at this time, however, virtual programming is being offered. Please follow us on Facebook at CMCRUTGERSEXT for the latest program details. Also, for up to date information on the Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences Program, visit

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

May, 2020