Do you have unexplained symptoms such as hives, dizziness, wheezing, or generalized inflammation? Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) could be the reason. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Scott Jamison will introduce the emerging topic of MCAS and the role that abnormal mast cell function can play in producing complicated chronic disease states. MCAS may be an explanation for patients with chronic, previously undiagnosed medical symptoms. Dr. Jamison will discuss treatment standards as well as the importance of taking an individualized care approach, as each person’s symptoms manifest uniquely.
Poor eating and stress-related habits have resulted in high levels of obesity, heart disease, and other health problems in our world today. In this seminar, Victoria Nieveen, registered dietitian and Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner, will take a deeper look into why food matters and address how functional nutrition focuses on the underlying causes of chronic illnesses to lead individuals to a healthier and significantly more sustainable life of quality and wellness.
The old adage, “You are what you eat,” traces back to a 19th-century French gastronomist. Unfortunately, in the nearly 200 intervening years, many of us seem to have lost touch with this common-sense advice, as poor eating and stress-related habits have resulted in high levels of obesity, cancer, heart disease, and other health problems.