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Wellness at Turner Farm
Community Education Series
Gut Health for Wellness with Dr. Lauri Nandyal
11 am-1 pm, Thursday, Nov. 14
With 3/4s of our immune system housed in and around our digestive tract, a healthy gut is crucial for wellness. Course participants will:
•Learn how digestion and gut health influence the immune system
•Explore intestinal ecology, the gut microbiome
•Clarify how food informs gut wellness
•Expand our understanding of the gut-brain connection
Hands-on Teaching Kitchen experience. Farm-fresh lunch included.
Weight & Wellness with Preeti Bansal Kshirsagar, RD
11 am-1 pm, Thursday, December 12
Learn key concepts in understanding the relationship between food and optimal health, including:
- The role of certain macro-nutrients, chronic inflammation and phytonutrients in weight management
- The benefits of fiber in weight management
- How food timing relates to weight and health
- How to improve your gut microbiome with nutrition
Farm fresh lunch included.
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.