Digestion is one of the many body systems vital to health and well-being: it involves different organs working together to fuel the body by converting food into energy and by breaking food down into essential nutrients. In this seminar, dietitian Victoria Nieveen will help you understand the process of digestion and teach you simple strategies to optimize the overall health of your digestive system and naturally overcome some common digestive issues.
In this Lunch and Learn, Hot Topics in Functional Medicine: From Gut Health to Chronic Disease, Dr. Scott Jamison will present the latest trends and critical topics in health today, including autoimmune issues, SIBO, intermittent fasting, the gut-thyroid connection, cancer, and much more. He will discuss how functional medicine can help individuals get to the root cause of their health challenges and will review the core foundations and applications of this systems-based approach to medicine.
Form, footwear, and diet all play a part in being a healthy runner. Ashley Kumar, physical therapist, will discuss the ideal form for running as well as how to perform an effective warm-up and strength training program to prevent common running injuries. She will also discuss optimal nutrition for active runners, as well as the best footwear to improve runs.
This seminar takes a look at the nutrients that help keep the heart beating. Specific vitamins and minerals aid in the proper functioning of the heart, which is essential to maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. Katheryn will also address the best ways to lower cholesterol and blood pressure through diet to reduce the risk of heart disease. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will discuss the many causes of a weakened immune system — such as stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and environmental toxins, among others — and how this can impact an individual’s life and general well-being. She will focus on ways to help boost immunity and improve overall health in order to prevent illness before it starts.
What is the first step to preventative health? Know yourself! We are each unique in our genetic makeup, family history, environmental exposures to toxins and pesticides, lifestyle habits such as nutrition, sleep, and exercise, and levels of stress, inflammation, positive emotion, and hope.
As flu and cold season approaches, maintaining the health of the immune system is vitally important. Katheryn Scauzzo will address proper nutrition for enhancing and supporting the immune system to help prevent winter illnesses and to stay as healthy as possible through the coldest months of the year. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
We've all heard about supplements. The question is, do we really need to take them? We asked Dr. Lauren Munsch Dal Farra, cardiologist and CEO of PALM Health, for her advice.
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.
Learn to unlock your natural fat loss potential! In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will explain how to make your body work for you in terms of losing fat, gaining lean muscle, improving daily stamina, and boosting energy levels. Supported by medical literature, these techniques will help increase your metabolism while slowing the cellular aging process. $38 for members and their guests. Register online through our class schedule on the PALM app.