Eating for Health: Three-Part Series
Join Mary Sheila Gonnella, Nutritionist, Teacher and Founder of Occidental Nutrition to kickstart the new year and new-trition in this three-part series to discover motivating principles and guidelines of eating to benefit overall health. Her experience and passion will inspire you to create a new, healthier path forward.
January 12 | Part 1: Eating for Health Overview
What does cleaning up your food choices really mean? How do we navigate all the information we are bombarded with daily regarding what is good for us? Find out about macro and micronutrients and how much is recommended of each and get inspired to include a full spectrum of colorful foods and culinary tips to enhance your wellness and life. Recipes will be shared.
February 16 | Part 2: Fermentation + Gut Health
Fermentation was humanity’s first form of food preservation, and while eating ferments is wonderful, making them yourself is even more magical. Find out more about the health benefits of fermentation, why their good for gut health and discover more about how to include them in your daily diet. Learn about how to support your own digestive fire, which is the secret to dietary wellness. A fermentation demo is included in this class.
March 9 | Part 3: Building Immunity + Bone Health
The center of our bones is bone marrow, the birthplace of our immune cells. Immune health and maintaining strong bones as we age is crucial as we age. Learn more about the inflammatory response when it comes to our immune health, and how to add anti-inflammatory foods and daily practices that can boost immunity and support strong, healthy bones for optimal aging.