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Olivia Pelaez

Olivia Pelaez

Olivia Pelaez is a self-proclaimed 'nutrition junkie' who believes whole-heartedly that food is medicine. She received her Bachelors of Science with Honors in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Western Ontario and has a coaching certification from the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. Olivia is currently pursuing her Masters in Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition from the University of Western States with an anticipated graduation date in December 2019. Her passion lies in helping individuals heal through a root cause approach which incorporates lifestyle and diet modifications as therapeutic interventions. . In her spare time, Olivia loves to travel with her husband, salsa dance, and try out new recipes in the kitchen.

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Oct 11

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Food As Medicine

Speaker Series  @  Ask The Expert

Food As Medicine

Stage: Ask The Expert

Date & Time: Oct 11, 2019 3:00pm - Oct 11, 2019 3:30pm

Hippocrates said, "Let food be thy medicine." So how can we make better choices about what we eat to prevent illness, increase energy, and transform our overall quality of life? Never fear! In this session, our experts offer groundbreaking advice on the dietary path of longevity and optimal health.

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Oct 11-13, 2019 @ Duke Energy Center