It’s February: when valentines are shared with loved ones and spring is just around the corner. Yet, like every month in America, 1 in 4 deaths will be caused by heart disease. More than 800,000 die from cardiovascular problems every year in the US — approximately one person every 37 seconds.
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.
Chronic inflammation is at the root of a multitude of diseases and symptoms. From conditions ranging from poor metabolism to hypothyroid to heart disease, inflammation plays a key role. In this Lunch and Learn, Sarah Bird, DNP will look at the ways inflammation develops in the body, some of the signs and symptoms of chronic inflammation, and effective strategies to decrease inflammation and optimize health.
In this Lunch and Learn, cardiologist Dr. Michael Twyman will address specific biohacks to optimize the health of the heart and circulatory system. He will focus on issues such as heart rate variability, recovery between workouts, seasonal nutrition, getting adequate sleep, limiting nighttime blue light and technology exposure, and other topics related to mitochondrial medicine and biohacking.
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.