Wedding Videography Tipperary, Ireland

We are what we eat: exploring nutrition, the role of the gut microbiome and adopting good eating habits for optimal health. Dr Gillian Dagg, GP & lifestyle medicine physician

Wed May 8th 7 – 9.30pm

Our diet is playing a significant role in the exponential rise in obesity and chronic diseases over the past 30 years.

Most people accept the concept that food is medicine. However, people struggle to change their eating patterns. Time pressured modern lifestyle, an unhealthy food environment and availability of ultra-processed food are some of the factors influencing what we consume. For those trying to consciously make informed food choices, the deluge of conflicting information available on nutrition can be confusing.

What to expect…

7pm -8 pm: Information sharing.
– Discussing some of the myths surrounding weight management.
– Examining the quality of our diet and ultra-processed food,
– Exploring the role of our gut and our gut microbiome in terms of health and disease prevention.

8pm- 8.30pm—Tea/ coffee break in the dining room

8.30pm -9.30 pm Sustainable Change
– An opportunity for self-reflection.
– Specific behaviour change tools in relation to nutrition, which could be applied to daily life. This incorporates work by behavioural scientist BJ Fogg (‘Tiny Habits’)
– An opportunity for group discussion

€70 per person


May 08 2024




Lis na Carrig
Lis na Carrig, Brighton Rd, Foxrock, D18 X7P4

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