Hooporganic Food For Health !

Nutritional Therapist: Francesco Polito (DipNT, Dip Coaching)

Author: Francesco (page 1 of 17)

Mediterranean vegetables mix

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1 Organic aubergine, 1 red pepper, 1 courgette chopped coarsely Soften the peeled garlic in olive oil for 2 m inutes at medium heat
Fresh mixed herbs – rosemary, thyme, parlsey finely chopped At low medium low heat add and cook the peppers for 5 minutes, then add the aubergines, mix well and cook for 10 minute.
Handful of organic black olives and capers desalted Add the courgette and cook for another 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook for 20 minutes
200gr of organic tomatoes, salt, nutmeg and olive oil After, add salt and pepper the capers and olives plus the herbs and continue the cooking for another 15 minutes until the vegetables are soft and juicy. If the liquid dries up you can add a small glass of water.You can serve it with any grain or protein dish including fish.

Plant Power – A jungle of healthy food

The Rathmines Collective

183 Lower Rathmines Road

Monday 15th October – 630 p.m. – Cost €10

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We are told to eat vegetables every day, many times per day. Why?

We eat more healthy food but we don not improve, why?

We will immerse ourself in the world of biodiversity, colors and nutrients.

We will discuss the role of organic food vs non organic foods

I will highlight the negative effects that chemicals have in our industrialized agricultural world

The power of plant food is immeasurable.

This class will highlight the role of food in nutritional therapy

Are you Digested!!!

Are you digested!!!

The Rathmines Collective

183 Lower Rathmines Road

Monday 15th October – 630 p.m. – Cost €10

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Digestion is vital for food breakdown and to supply the body with nutrients that nurture any other body system.

The immune, cardiovascular, detoxification system all depends on nutrients to function.

The body cells need those nutrients to allow life to take place.

Bloating, reflux, cramps, constipation, diarrhoea and other digestive disturbances may lead or are the underground factor in many chronic disease or fatigue, headaches, PMS ETC.

We will learn

  1. How digestion occur
  2. How to reduce symptoms
  3. Foods that help different parts of the digestive cycle
  4. How to test

Stress, an enemy we need as a friend. Learn how!

The Rathmines Collective

183 Lower Rathmines Road

Monday 8th October – 630 p.m. – Cost €10

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We have been used to the word, we mention it all the time as a well understood excuse for anything.

What is stress?

What does it do to the body biochemistry?

How does affect the body system long term?

How can i manage stress?

What food helps with stress?

We will view all the aspects of the Stress Response and analyze what foods and practices will help reducing its symptoms.

Gut Flora – The life within our body!

Benefits, disease and balance

The Rathmines Collective

183 Lower Rathmines Road

Monday 1st October – 630 p.m. – Cost €10

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The gut flora has an important role in our body and its imbalance [dysbiosis] is responsible or/and it is involved in many pathologies from mental health to sugar imbalance, from inflammation to nutrients metabolism.

We will

• Discuss how the body uses our gut flora

• Its role in neurotransmitters and hormone production

• Inflammation

• detoxification

• How food can help balancing the symptoms of imbalances

Cost 10€

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