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Nutrition and Immunity Webinar
Nov 23
2020

Nutrition and Immunity Webinar

By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

During times of sickness, people often seek special ingredients  that are believed to boost our immune function. Oranges, chicken noodle soup, and ginger tea are filling grocery store baskets as we enter the second wave and flu season. I have fond (or not so fond?) childhood memories of my parents serving me gatorade, saltines, and a salty broth on a TV tray when I would catch a nasty virus. There is science behind why we gravitate towards these options when we're feeling under the weather! Tune into this webinar to explore the complexities of our immune system and the role food has on our immune health, both fact and fiction. 

 

Class materials: Nutrition and Immunity PowerPoint

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