Nourish: Myths and Controversies
*During winter months, we recommend checking the schedule before attending the sessions, as dates and times are subject to change.*
Location: Sobeys Community Kitchen, 400 University Ave, Charlottetown
Are canned foods safe? Should I be buying all organic foods? Is my body too acidic? Since the inception of the Nourish program, members have been asking nutrition questions throughout their sessions. Now, all the questions you have (and didn’t know you have) are contained in this thorough two-hour lecture-style format session. Leave this session feeling confident and clear about popular nutrition myths and controversies.
Meet our instructors:
Vanessa Murphy is a dietitian registered with the PEI College of Dietitians. Vanessa also has Master’s degree in Cellular Medicine from the University of Ottawa where she studied the diseases such as cancer, diabetes and muscular regeneration. Originally from Quebec, Vanessa moved to PEI in 2010 to raise her young family. To pursue her interests in human health sciences and nutrition, she returned to school to study dietetics at the University of Prince Edward Island. Her background in medical research and nutrition combined with her personal interest in restoring the health of people across the all life stages has led her to a rewarding career in community nutrition. Vanessa is looking forward to applying this experience and knowledge to cancer prevention and recovery in the Nourish sessions at the Canadian Cancer Society.
Registration or Appointment Required: This program requires a commitment to attend all sessions.
- Wed Apr 15, 2020: 6:00pm - 8:00pm