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Health Talk

When:

Mon 18 Mar 2019, 6:00pm–8:00pm

Where: Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery, 2 Harakeke St, Riccarton, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • The Fat Fallacy: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: snziba

The Fat Fallacy - Why it's safe to eat butter again?

Remember the war on saturated fat and butter back in the 1980s-90s? Being told that cholesterol is killing us and why we should eat low fat alternatives? Even eggs were considered bad for our health.

Learn how this happened, the role of big pharma and food companies and why it's ok to eat butter again. Who was right and who was wrong and what are the most important things you need to know for your own health.

Dr Corin Storkey is a medical researcher who specialises in chronic inflammatory conditions including cardiology and metabolic syndrome.

Topics discussed and key learning objectives:
- what is metabolic syndrome
- correlations between risk factors
- the truth about risk factors
- how did the the war on fat begin
- Stress and inflammation - how it works
- Pharmaceutical marketing - an insiders guide,
- Food industry manipulation & exploitation
- why you must know your food
- reading food labels and understanding healthy eating
- 10 steps to better health - natural ways you can improve your health

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