Nutrition Showcase| Immune Support
Interested in knowing more about how to eat for optimal health and cancer nutrition, particularly in relation to the foods best suited to support and improve your immune function? Well, no one food or action has been shown to completely protect one from succumbing to illness, however, there are a number of foods and actions that can be taken to ensure that your chances of becoming ill are significantly reduced. Join Chef and nutrition professor Amy as she discusses and demonstrates the types of foods to consume to support your immune system and to encourage optimal health!
Facilitator: Amy Symington, M.Sc. is a nutrition professor, researcher and nutrition-focused chef at George Brown College (GBC) in Toronto, Canada. She runs the culinary nutrition programming at Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto (GCGT) including the nutrition showcases, webinars and supper club programming. Amy also works with the UHN (University Health Network) and the Canadian Liver Foundation providing culinary nutrition demonstrations for patients, she volunteers with the Toronto Veg Food Bank (TVFB) as a chef and nutrition consultant and does recipe development and food writing for various publications in Toronto. Amy believes in the evidence-based health and environmental benefits of whole, plant-based diets and is the recent author of The Long Table Cookbook: Plant-based recipes for optimal health – a collaboration between GBC, GCGT, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
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