Women empowering women: Business owners focus on delicious nutrition – The Clanton Advertiser

Editor’s Note: This article initially revealed in “Chilton County Wellness: February 2022.” Copies can be found at The Clanton Advertiser workplace, 1109 Seventh Street. N in Clanton. 



Suly Romero, Ruth Hernandez and Graciela Gomez got here collectively to show a dream into actuality: to empower ladies. After Gomez visited a diet middle in Hoover 10 years in the past, she had the thought to convey a diet middle to Chilton County. The three ladies opened Jemison Nutrition in 2018 and have been motivating ladies by way of well being upkeep and diet ever since.

“While the diet middle is for everybody, our focus is on ladies,” Gomez mentioned. “Women have many stresses throughout their every day life. They (historically) deal with the household and residential. They cook dinner, they usually nonetheless need to look good and be ok with themselves.”

Jemison Nutrition sells dietary gadgets akin to shakes and teas but in addition provides wholesome meals gadgets as properly, akin to savory waffles and cheesecake.

“The substances we use to make all of our merchandise are wholesome and nutritious,” mentioned Romero. “We are utilizing protein powder as our base for our waffles, and cheesecakes and Stevia as an alternative of sugar. We don’t use sugar for something we make right here.”

Herbal teas at Jemison Nutrition are additionally centered on problematic well being points.

“We have many teas to select from together with: lemon, chai, cinnamon, peach, pecan and lots of others,” mentioned Gomez. “Each herb helps to struggle a well being concern. Aloe helps consolation individuals which are ailing with gastritis. Some of our merchandise have collagen which helps ladies keep stronger hair, pores and skin and nails. Everything on our menu helps enhance metabolism and power, which helps burn fats.”

The middle additionally has a every day aerobics class which are accessible to anybody in the neighborhood. Gomez leads Zumba dance class and encourages anybody to go to. The courses are $5 every and meet at Jemison Nutrition Monday-Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.

“This is a perfect place to convey your folks for breakfast or lunch,” mentioned Romero. “Meet them for aerobics class and have some cheesecake. It’s a enjoyable place!”

Jemison Nutrition is situated at 24850 Hwy 31, Jemison, AL. Hours of enterprise are Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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