Do fats make us fat? Are all sugars really bad? Learn more about these nutritional myths in this free talk by Dr. Jerry Gore, MD, author of “Holistic Medicine,” and Katie Bogaard, a naturopathic practitioner, both of the Center for Holistic Medicine.
In this lecture, Gore and Bogaard will explain what sugars and fats do to our bodies, why we need to have some of them in our diet and what the best kinds are to consume. Other topics that will be discussed include:
— Is there such a thing as good or bad sugars and fats?
— Sugars, fats and weight loss
— Sugars, fats and how they affect inflammation, which leads to hypertension, heart disease, etc.
— Glycemic index and glycemic load explained
— The “good” in cholesterol and saturated fats like butter and coconut oil
— Specific recommendations for the best sugars, fats and oils to eat
— Dietary fads
Copies of Dr. Gore’s book will be available for purchase at the end of the event.