Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Best Medicine: Foods That Heal, Part 4

Legumes, Nuts, and Seeds
A Free Five-Part Discussion Series
Wednesday, June 4, 6-7:30 PM
Greenstar Co-op, Ithaca NY
A healthy diet is invaluable for the vitality of all bodily systems. Healing that results from proper eating is not coincidental. Similar to herbal medicine, food has specific therapeutic properties. If diet is used correctly for prevention and treatment, other medicines are required much less frequently ­ if at all.

Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis will discuss the the nutritional and medicinal uses of legumes (beans, peas, and lentils), nuts, and seeds, drawing on insights from traditional Chinese medicine as well as current Western knowledge.

This class is free and open to the public and will be held in the Classrooms@GreenStar (former Enterprise Building), 700 W. Buffalo Street. Registration is required -  sign up at GreenStar's Customer Service Desk or call 273-9392.