General News · 20th March 2018
Maureen A Williams
3:30-5:30 in the Pioneer Room at Manson's Hall
This Sunday's is the second in a four-part series. The topic is Supporting Healthy Immune Function. Each session stands alone so you don’t need to commit to all four to come and learn some interesting things about eating for good health.
Nutrition and Healthy Aging is sponsored by Cortes Literacy and absolutely free to the community. Pre-registration helps with planning and is much appreciated but not required.
Here are some details:
March 25, 3:30–5:30PM: Supporting Healthy Immune Function
• The immune system and how it changes as we age
• How specific nutrients support balanced immune activity
• A look at some especially immune-supportive foods
April 8, 3:30–5:30PM: Metabolism and Aging
• Metabolic syndrome: The connection between sugar metabolism, heart disease, and diabetes
• How fats, carbohydrates, proteins, and micronutrients affect metabolism
• The role of the microbiota
• A nod to exercise and stress management
April 22, 3:30–5:30PM: Living a Long and Healthy Life: What Can We Learn from Centenarians Around the World?
• A discussion about a few cultures where living to 100 is the norm --
o How do they eat?
o What else about their lifestyles supports their longevity?
o How can we incorporate strategies for staying healthy into our lives?
This series will be led by Maureen Williams, ND, who can be contacted at 250-415-0878 or mwilliamsndshaw.ca. Please email or phone to register or if you have questions!