Gut Microbiome, Diet and Health: Give Hugs to Your Bugs!
Lutheran Medical Center
Wheat Ridge, CO
Our bodies contain about 100 trillion microbes that influence every aspect of our health including our metabolism, immune system and even our moods and behaviors. Our diet plays a significant role in the health of these microorganisms. They can be our best allies to improving and maintaining our health. Come join us and learn how to “hug your bugs” and improve your overall health!
Instructor: Cherie Chao, RDN
Cherie earned her degree from the University of Connecticut and has been doing nutrition counseling since 1981. She has been the Outpatient Nutritionist and Cardiac Rehab Dietitian at SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center since 1996. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has been active in the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition Practice Group. She has completed additional training in adult weight management from the Academy. She has expertise working with a wide variety of nutrition concerns. An avid tennis player and cyclist, Cherie helps clients with the attitudes and moods that accompany eating habits as well as helping them choose foods that promote the highest level of health.