TRUST YOUR GUT: UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF DIGESTION TO OVERALL HEALTH
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Frederik Meijer Gardens
Many of us suffer from some sort of gut disturbance at one time or another. Brandi Grimmer, Certified Nutrition Consultant and Pharmacy Technician, discussed the principles of gut health and solutions to common problems, such as bloating, gas, allergies, leaky gut, and inflammation. Attendees learned more about probiotics, as well as the dynamics of healthy eating. Health starts in the gut – that’s why understanding the role digestion plays is critical for your overall health. Q&A followed the presentation.
Brandi Grimmer, LPhT, CNC
Brandi Grimmer completed her certification as a Nutritional Consultant through Natural Healing college, and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor degree in Human Biology. She is a Licensed Pharmacy Technician with over 10 years experience. Brandi believes that total health is dependent on proper diet, exercise, and nutritional supplementation.
Dave Johnson, M.D.
Dr. Dave is a successful board-certified cardiologist residing in West Michigan. He has contributed to the development of many highly successful cardiac care programs in West Michigan. In 2010, Dr. Dave completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine founded by Dr. Andrew Weil. He has witnessed the transformative impact of looking deeper than just at the signs and symptoms of heart disease in order to address the root cause of disease.