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Food as Medicine - FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH EVENT

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Complimentary blood pressure checks will also be available

Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation invite you to join some of Perth's leading researchers at Food as Medicine, a FREE community health event at City of Perth Library Auditorium on Thursday 1 August, 1pm.

Book your FREE ticket today.

This enlightening and engaging one-hour event will feature presentations by:

Prof Jonathan Hodgson, Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Edith Cowan University. Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Edith Cowan University. Jonathan is a nutritionist who has studied the effects of food components on cardiovascular health. He will talk about current dietary guidelines, risk factors for disease and how food can help prevent chronic diseases.

Dr Cathy Bondonno, Research Fellow, Human Nutrition at Edith Cowan University and Chair of the Nutrition Society of Australia (Perth Group). Cathy will share the findings of studies carried out at the RPH Research Foundation, including how eating apples and green leafy vegetables can improve vascular health.

Prof Kevin Croft, School of Biomedical Science, The University of Western Australia. Kevin is a biochemist and will discuss the chemistry of some food components and how they work in the body. We used to think some of these components were 'antioxidants' but we are beginning to understand their role is more complex.

A panel discussion and Q&A session will follow the presentations. Complimentary blood pressure checks will also be available.

All are welcome to attend this FREE community event. Secure your ticket now at bit.ly/foodmedicine2019. Early bookings are advised.

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When: 1/08/2019 from 1pm to 2pm
Where: The City of Perth Library's Auditorium, 573 Hay St, Perth WA
Cost: FREE
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