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Food for Life: Cancer Project

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Online Event
Online Event
Mokena, IL 60448
United States


Class Dates

Eating to Increase Your Immunity
Saturday, November 21, 2020 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Both antioxidants and the body’s immune system are critically important in fighting illness and disease like cancer.

 

Both antioxidants and the body’s immune system are critically important in fighting illnesses and disease like cancer. Cancer-fighting compounds such as antioxidants, mainly found in fruits and vegetables, assist in halting free-radical damage, which can otherwise lead to cancer development. Healthy weight control is also essential for warding off a variety of chronic diseases. Studies have shown that slimmer people are less likely to develop cancer, compared with their heavier counterparts. Trimming excess weight may also improve survival after cancer has been diagnosed. In this class, the instructor will discuss and demonstrate healthful dishes loaded with immune-boosting nutrients such as beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin C, and zinc—helping you learn how to easily and naturally maintain a healthy weight and a cancer-fighting nutritional regime.

 

During this course we you will receive state of the art information about boosting your immune system with whole-food plant based dishes. We'll do a cooking demonstration and hear from Dr. Neal Barnard.


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Your instructor: Mark Cerkvenik