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JUST FOOD: Traditional and Revolutionary Principles of Health and Healing

JUST FOOD: Traditional and Revolutionary Principles of Health and Healing


Wow! We're still spinning from Part 1 of this amazing event. We know you want to hear more, so we made it happen. REGISTER ASAP - SPACE IS LIMITED!*

*Part 1 is not a requirement for Part 2

Join nutritionist, John Bagnulo, for an opportunity to discuss the most frequently askedquestions and controversial topics in the field of nutrition. The content ranges from traditional methods of food-based healing within various cultures to more recenthealth trends. Many of these nutrition concepts have favorable population-based track records but are not covered by dietetic programs or medical school curriculums, dismissed as simply lacking clinical evidence, or questioned with respect to safety and validity. Learn more about their potential preventative or therapeutic role in shaping human metabolism and biochemistry.

Potential topics of discussion:

  • Ayurveda
  • Acid-alkaline, 
  • Food combining
  • Gluten, or lack thereof
  • Ketogenic
  • Macrobiotic
  • Paleo
  • GMOs

Learning Objectives: 

  1. To identify those food-based approaches to healing that have both traditional or cultural use and biochemical or physiological promise. 
  2. To understand the various ways in which both plant and animal food ingredients
    restore balance to human metabolic pathways. 
  3. To outline the manners in which the most commonly avoided foods or ingredients from cultural recommendations or more recent trends may have adverse effects on health. 
  4. To identify those practices and nutrition concepts that have the greatest traditional and biochemical, if not clinical, evidence.

When: Wednesday April 20th
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Cost: $35 Registration
Location: The Reiki Room (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)

John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD

Director of Nutrition at Functional Formularies
John Bagnulo holds a doctorate in Human Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Maine and a Masters of Public Health from the University of North Carolina. John has served as a nutritionist at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and is a core faculty member of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. Additionally he has taught a variety of nutrition and exercise physiology courses at different universities. A frequent lecturer on topics including heart health, detoxification, digestion, and sustainable agriculture, John is also a passionate mountain climber who has reached the top of Mt. Everest as part of a two-man team.


Earlier Event: April 1
Friday Night Features
Later Event: June 12
Yin & Restorative- Featured Class