Food Trends: Where Are We Now? The Evidence Behind Popular Foods and Diets

July 29, 2019|12:00pm

Is that gluten-filled muffin causing my abdomen to expand? Should I be fasting every other day for optimal weight control? Does turmeric truly reduce inflammation? Join us in the this 3-session course to learn tools that will help you discern fact over fad regarding food and diet trends. Enhance your knowledge related to current popular foods, fat loss, and fad diets as we address topics such as coconut oil, turmeric, intermittent fasting, gluten free diets, ketogenic diet, and social media. Through creative discussion, weekly tips, and application of tools derived from nutritional science, become empowered to navigate the ongoing hype around popular food trends. Take control over the misinformation and embrace your health through effective dietary practices.

Instructor: Gretchen George, PhD, RD, is an assistant professor in nutrition at San Francisco State University. Prior to her faculty position, she worked at Stanford Prevention Research Center as a research dietitian on multiple weight loss studies.

Class details are subject to change.