Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference 2018

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Friday, June 15 • 3:05pm - 3:55pm
Clinical/Culinary Track - Breakout A - Microbiome and Fermentation Workshop LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

What is the 'microbiome'?

What we know about fermentation as it relates to the human body.  Broad overview touching on concepts of co-evolution with bacterial cultures to clarify processes that are already occurring on and in the body, explanation of gut flora as it relates to resiliency and health. Focusing on credible studies. Basic concerns and misconceptions that people might have about cultured foods (food safety, trendiness, what are CFUs)

Overview of Fermentation:  Review of fermented foods (focus on the health difference between products like booze and actively fermented food)

Fermentation application. Making and consuming living foods.

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Marguerite Green

Sprout NOLA
Marguerite Green is a farmer and teacher from New Orleans. Marguerite studied Agriculture at Louisiana State University where her farming projects often collided with value added product development, specifically fermented hot-sauces and alcohol. Marguerite has been flower and vegetable... Read More →

Friday June 15, 2018 3:05pm - 3:55pm CDT
Lasalle Conference Room - Mezzanine Level - Jung Hotel 1500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 226-5864