Health & Wellness

Female Stall Holder At Farmers Fresh Food Market Getting to the Truth in food

Getting to the Truth in Food

Michele Payn wants us to better understand the connection between food and the farm. One way she does that is by bringing clarity and common sense to help us all navigate the grocery store. As one of North America’s leading advocates, she is passionate about getting back to the truth in food – raised the right way, by the right people, for the right reasons.

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two silver stock pots on a stove with colander and cutting board full of fresh vegetables empower fuel delicious

Food as Fuel: Recharging Your Mind & Body

Dr. Sabrina Falquier Montgrain is a primary care physician in San Diego at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical group who specializes in Culinary Medicine and is the Founder of Sensations Salud, LLC. Dr. Falquier takes this multilingual and multicultural life experience into her expertise in Culinary Medicine. Her focus is awakening the senses around ingredient acquisition and food preparation while empowering people to better health through nutritional knowledge and culinary literacy.

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Plant-based Chef Nina Curtis

Forging a Plant-based Path to Wellness

Once a competitive bodybuilder who believed it took animal protein to build muscle, Nina Curtis found her competitive edge when she “broke up with salmon” and became a vegan chef. While Nina Curtis has been a foodie since she was an eight-year-old helping her mom cook from scratch and lending a hand with her dad’s catering business, she never thought she would cook for a living. “That’s why you should never say never, because it could come back to haunt you,” she says. And, while her mom went organic long before it was a thing, Nina’s early professional food experience…

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