WHAT: Capital Region Medical Center is hosting a presentation titled, Fasting for Health, Wellness & Disease Prevention. Fasting has been part of many cultural traditions for thousands of years. Only now have we unlocked the science behind the benefits of fasting for health and wellness.
We will discuss the science behind the health benefits of fasting, including weight loss, prevention and treatment of diabetes, lowering cholesterol, reducing inflammation, improving autoimmune conditions (including rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis) and benefits for brain health, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the presentation.
WHO: Presenting on the topic will be M. Chris Link, MD, Integrative Medicine Clinic
WHEN: January 23, 2019, from 6:30 – 7:30 PM
January 26, 2019, from 9:00 – 10:00 AM
WHERE: Capital Region Medical Center Tunnell/Wherritt Community Room, 1125 Madison Street, Jefferson City, MO.
HOW: These events are free and open to the public. Limited seating available. Reserve your spot by calling 573-632-5593 or visit www.crmc.org/events.
About Capital Region Medical Center
Capital Region Medical Center, located in Jefferson City, Mo. is an affiliate hospital of University of Missouri Health Care, and encompasses a full-service hospital, a comprehensive cancer program at Goldschmidt Cancer Center and an expansive clinic system covering eight counties. Within the hospital, the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is one of the few accredited hospital-based rehabilitation centers in the state. From prenatal and obstetric care to orthopaedic and cardiovascular services, Capital Region provides innovative healthcare, advancing its mission to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities it serves.