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Food as Medicine at The Fullei Fresh Marketplace

Talks/Lectures

Using food to nourish to your body. Chef Rod Knight and Wellness Dietitian, Natalie Castro, share what they are doing to change the food environment, culture and patient care at Baptist Health South Florida. Learn how delicious nutritious meals can aid in healing and promote good health. They will also be showing you the benefits of sprouts, shoots and wheatgrass, and how you can incorporate them into your diet to supercharge your health. Bring your yoga mats for a 30 min. intro. class. Visit with Florida Blue to learn about their wellness programs. Experience doTERRA essential oils. Sample Fullei Fresh's new Gourmet Sprout Salad. Doors open at 9:00 AM. Free wheatgrass shots before 10:00 AM. It's all free (including parking.) As Executive Chef at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Rod Knight provides patients, staff and the community with delicious, nutritious meals that aid in healing and promote good health. In Chef Rod's kitchen, "clean eating" and "farm to fork" are not simply catch phrases. He is committed to offering plant-based meals and better-for-you protein options that never compromise flavor. He and his skilled team craft the patient menu choices, Wellness Meals and weekly specials from scratch using the freshest, highest-quality ingredients. Ms. Castro is certified in adult weight management. She works passionately on improving the health and well-being of her patients through lifestyle modification. She has studied the eating behaviors of overweight and normal weight children and the affects that social influences have on them. Her research has been published in several peer reviewed medical journals. Natalie firmly believes that a supportive food environment with healthier choices, will foster healthier lifestyle habits.