Lunch and learn
Bluffton University’s junior nutrition students will host the 2019 Lunch and Learn series from Feb. 13 to April 17 on the first floor of Berky Hall. The demonstrations are free and open to the public; however, just 15 seats are available for each lunch. Reserve a spot by contacting Jeanna Haggard at 419-233-1334 or email@example.com
The focus this year is to share the health benefits of food pigments. Dr. Angela Montel, professor of biology, recently completed sabbatical research on the topic and shared her expertise with the nutrition students. During each session, students will present about a different pigment and provide consumer friendly recipes that feature foods high in the pigment.
Each session includes a 20-30 minute cooking demonstration, nutritional information and a full meal. Lunches will be held from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning Feb. 13. The 2019 series is sponsored by The Food Store, a whole foods market in downtown Bluffton.
Dates and topics include:
|Feb. 13||Anthocyanins: Lengthen your life with color|
|Feb. 20||Beta carotene: The pigment for every season|
|Feb. 27||Chlorophyll: The mean green machine|
|March 13||Quercetin: The anti-aging pigment|
|March 20||Lutein: 20/20 vision of health|
|March 27||Betalains: The natural power of purple|
|April 3||Organosulfur compounds: The invisible pigment|
|April 10||Capsaicin: The natural pain relief|
|April 17||Lycopene: Stop disease with Red|
-Aubrey Bartel, public relations student assistant