Saturday Morning Science
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tailgate metabolism: what your body does with what you eat
Elizabeth J. Parks
Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
University of Missouri
Nutrition becomes you. This talk will focus on the fascinating biology of how your body takes in food, stores it, and burns it. Immediately before, and during meals, the body is making decisions about how food will be processed – and this can occur without us even knowing about it. From diets to tailgating, come share the wisdom of metabolism and learn a few simple rules to help you optimize this process for health.