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A Secret Garden: Restore Microbial Balance and Heal Your Gut at Harvard Medical School, Refreshments provided!

Location: Waterhouse room in Gordon Hall, Harvard Medical School (near Countway Library)

Much like a pesky weed in your garden, the overgrowth of certain strains of intestinal microflora such as Candida albicans – a naturally occurring fungi in the intestinal microbiome – can contribute to blood sugar imbalances, weaken the immune system, cause infections such as yeast infections and urinary tract infections, and affect the liver, kidneys, and spleen, among other conditions.

Join us at Harvard Medical School for a presentation bringing together the latest science on the gut microbiome and nutrition therapy to get rid of sugar cravings, bloat, lose weight, improve mood and increase energy.

Healthy salads and snacks provided!

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