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Food as Medicine: Heart Healthy Cooking (Webinar)

February 28 at 11:00 am - 12:30 PM
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February 28 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Explore heart-healthy cooking in our Food is Medicine Series.

Explore heart-healthy cooking in our Food is Medicine Series with a Registered Dietitian and Culinary Medicine Specialist Allison Harrell and Patricia Guerrero, MD, FACC, of AdventHealth, who is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular computed tomography with special interests in heart arrhythmias and preventive strategies for mitigating heart disease. Learn practical tips and hands-on recipes that make a heart-healthy diet easy and delicious. Join us for an interactive session to bridge nutrition science with cooking, empowering you to prioritize heart health in your daily meals. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to enhance your culinary journey with expert guidance.

You have two options for attending this program – save your seat in the Nutrition Theatre or click here to register for our free webinar and watch it from home. Whether you’re watching from inside the Nutrition Theatre or from home, you’ll also have the opportunity to share your questions and comments with Dr. Guerrero and Allison during the program.

This is a demonstration-style cooking program, so our in-person attendees should prepare to sit back, relax and let our chef prepare the meal while you enjoy the delicious items. All attendees, both online and in-person, will receive a booklet for the recipes, including Creamy Raspberry Chocolate Dessert Hummus. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for the full menu!

Cancelling Your Reservation: In order to receive a full refund, participants must cancel their program registration at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled start of the program. Center for Health & Wellbeing’s Refund Policy.

This program is presented by Allison Harrell and Dr. Patricia Guerrero and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation, in collaboration with AdventHealth.

About the Presenters:  

Allison Harrell is a registered dietitian nutritionist and plant-based chef who has been passionate about food and nutrition for more than 20 years. She advanced her knowledge by becoming a certified Culinary Medicine Specialist, certified in Weight Loss Management. Harrell believes that every time we eat, it is an opportunity to promote our health. She incorporates culinary experiences with a science-based approach. Her programs and tools make a positive difference in the health of our communities by instilling confidence and knowledge in the kitchen.

Patricia Guerrero, MD, FACC is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular computed tomography with special interests in heart arrhythmias and preventive strategies for mitigating heart disease. A noted researcher, speaker, academic and clinician, she graduated second in her class at the University of Cartagena School of Medicine in Colombia, South America followed by her residency training at Michigan State University in Lansing, where she was honored as Outstanding Internal Medicine Resident. She next completed clinical and research fellowships in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.

About the Food as Medicine Series: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” isn’t just a quote from ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates, it’s a framework to healthy and healing eating that’s more relevant today than ever. Join CHWB Chefs and AdventHealth physicians for this innovative program from the Center for Health & Wellbeing. You’ll learn more about the intersection of food and medicine, dive deep into the ways your food choices affect your health far beyond the numbers on your scale and learn easy recipes using new and interesting flavors and techniques.

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