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Wellness at Turner Farm

Fall 2018 Community Education Series

Thursday, October 11 – 11 am-1 pm
MIND Diet for Brain Health
Patricia Colapietro, MD

The MIND diet aims to reduce the decline in brain health that can occur as people age. It combines aspects of the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet to improve brain wellness. Join Dr. Patricia Colapietro for a look at the ways in which the foods we eat can affect our brain health.

Course participants will:

  • Learn how following the MIND diet can reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Discover which foods to focus on and which foods to avoid for optimal brain health
  • Explore current research supporting the MIND diet and how it reduces oxidative stress and inflammation
  • Learn how to design a sample MIND diet meal plan

This is a hands-on Teaching Kitchen class with Chef Stephanie Michalak and includes a farm-fresh lunch.

Hands-on Teaching Kitchen experience!

Pricing:
$60

Buy tickets for MIND Diet for Brain Health with Dr. Patricia Colapietro

Friday, November 16 – 11 am-1 pm
Cancer-Resilient Cooking & Lifestyle
John Sacco, MD

Optimize your diet and wellness plan to work best for you! Join Dr. John Sacco for this hands-on exploration of the role of diet in managing the risks associated with cancer.

Course participants will learn:

  • The effect of diet and lifestyle on cancer progression
  • How to design an appropriate diet for cancer treatment, survivorship or risk reduction
  • How our body’s ability to fight disease and inflammation can be enhanced by the meals we prepare

This is a hands-on Teaching Kitchen class with Chef Stephanie Michalak and includes a farm-fresh lunch.

Hands-on Teaching Kitchen experience!

Pricing:
$60

Buy tickets for Cancer-Resilient Cooking & Lifestyle with Dr. John Sacco

 

Help Us Keep the Wellness Alive

Please consider a charitable donation to help us keep bringing the best medical professional instructors in the area to Wellness at Turner Farm classes! When you make a donation to support this series, 100 percent of the funds go directly to support the efforts of the UC Center for Integrative Healthy and Wellness to supply topnotch medical instructors to participants.

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