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Cook Well, Eat Well, Live Well

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UICOMP Family & Community Medicine
Illinois Central College North Campus, Culinary Arts, Dogwood Hall, 5407 N. University
Mar 23, 2017   5:00 - 9:00 pm  
Keynote: Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark
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WORKSHOP 1 - In the Kitchen with Whole Foods

WHEN:  Thursday, March 23 from 5-9 pm
WHERE: Illinois Central College North Campus
              Culinary Arts Building
              Dogwood Hall, 5407 N University St., Peoria
Cost: $150/person

Rotating Workshops: Learn about healthy food, then prepare and eat it!
1. Cooking Health, Eating Fresh
2. Buying Smart: I live to eat
2. Culinary Arts: Knife Skills 101

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark, MD

Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark is a board certified integrative family physician, coordinator of Integrative Medical Education, co-director of the Culinary Medicine program, and Clinical Assistant Professor at Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago. She delivers babies and prenatal care, is a certified yoga instructor, and is teaching faculty for the North Shore University Health System Family Medicine Residency.

Dr. Maker-Clark relies heavily on the use of food as medicine in her approach to healing, as well as herbs, botanicals, breathwork, conventional medicines and healing practicitioners in the community.

WORKSHOP 2 - Taming the Heat of Inflammation with the Foods you Eat
May 3, 2017

WORKSHOP 3 - On the Farm - Healthy Soil, Healthy Plants, Healthy Animals=Healthy People
TBD-July, 2017

WORKSHOP 4 - Feeding your Gut Microbiome and its Health Implications
October 5, 2017

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