Cool It; Foods to Drench the Fires of Inflammation

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with Chef Laura Pole, RN, MSN

- Saturday, May 20th, 11am-2pm

Chronic inflammation in our bodies has been connected to chronic illiness, including cancer. Join chef and oncology nurse, Laura Pole, and learn about diets that help reduce chronic inflammation.  You will learn to make delicious foods that also happen to be anti-inflammatory.  You'll find out how to use herbs and spices as anti-inflammatory power houses.  Best of all, you'll share a delicious meal with your classmates who are also exploring an anti-cancer journey.

*Please Note: Every individual’s needs are unique. We aim to offer a variety of health-promoting options for each individual to consider, but do not prescribe the specific dietary content of any program for anyone. 

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

Suggested donation: $25


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Laura Pole, Chefnurcian at Smith Center for Healing & the Arts
About Laura Pole
Laura Pole, RN, MSN,
 comes with a diverse educational background including a Masters degree in nursing, chef certification and professional music training. For over 20 years, she has been merging her careers as a health supportive chef, professional musician, oncology clinical nurse specialist, and a palliative care educator. Laura serves Smith Center in several ways: Director of Nourishment Education Programs, Director of Professional Trainings in Culinary Translation and Co-Creator/Coordinator of Patient Navigation Trainings. Laura is also on faculty for the nationally acclaimed Cancer Fighting Kitchen workshops.