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Food as Medicine – The Glycemic Index and Health (Webinar)

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
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May 26 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us on Wednesday, May 26 at 11 AM for Food as Medicine – The Glycemic Index and Health (Webinar)

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 Chef Collette Haw from Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen and AdventHealth’s Dr. Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie for this innovative new 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. This series is a partnership between the Winter Park Health Foundation and AdventHealth.

May 2021 Program Topic: In this session, you will learn about how the Glycemic index, glycemic load, the food insulin index, and how these are linked to your health.  You will watch as Chef Collette prepares Cauliflower Cashew Soup, Mushroom and Broccoli Stir Fry, and Roasted Chicken with a side salad.  Dr. McKenzie will discuss the science and evidence behind carbs, sugar and health.

This program is part of the series, Food As Medicine, presented by the Center for Health & Wellbeing and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with AdventHealth.

How to join the Zoom Program:

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About the Program Presenters

About Chef Collette Haw, Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen

Chef Collette Haw is a classically trained Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, New York) graduate. With an exceptional talent for taking a healthy ‘ho-hum’ to a flavor-rich ‘yum!’, Chef Haw approaches the Nourish menu with a unique hybrid of her comfort-food-gone-healthy and ‘food as medicine’ philosophies. Prior to assuming her leadership role at Nourish, Chef Haw spent several years operating her own successful meal delivery service out of Longwood, Collette’s Clean Eats, and as a private chef to a celebrity family in Atlanta.

About Dr. Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie, MD, AdventHealth

Dr. Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie is an award-winning gynecologic oncologist surgeon board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine with tremendous expertise and experience providing advanced surgical treatments including laparoscopic and robotic-assisted procedures for women with all types of gynecologic cancers. A cancer survivor herself, she provides compassionate, holistic, integrative and state of the art medical care. She is especially known for her expertise in radical debulking surgeries to remove advanced tumors and has a passion for cancer research. Dr. McKenzie, who speaks four languages fluently, earned her medical degree with research honors in New York; completed residency and fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital & Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. She also earned her Master of Science in Public Health and Epidemiology with honors while completing her fellowship training after which she was inducted into the Honor Society of graduate and professional schools. She has received numerous awards and has been voted by medical staff as best physician colleague. Her innovative research initiatives during the early part of her career resulted in research funding awards and recognition. Most recently Dr. Mckenzie was selected as one of 16 oncologists from all over the united states and the world to undergo extensive leadership training with the premier oncology society, ASCO. As a graduate of this leadership development program, she sits on national committees that monitor and provide guidance to oncology practices throughout the country. With a passion for teaching, she serves as the current Program Director of Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship and has affiliate faculty appointments with the FSU and UCF Colleges of Medicine through which she regularly mentors students and residents. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Mckenzie also sits on numerous boards for charity organizations, goes on surgical missions to impoverished areas internationally and frequently lectures nationally and internationally.

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