Module 1: We start with a review of the immune system and a comparison of traditional immunology and the functional perspective. Then we detail both the acute and the chronic immune response.
Module 2: We go over the key elements of T-Cell polarization, infection, immune testing, genomics, DNA methylation, autophagy, the endocannabinoid system and inflammation and the gut connection.
Module 3: We discuss the aging immune system, the stress-immune connection, hormones, allergies and immunity, the liver-kidney immune connection and brain inflammation.
Module 4: Foods connected to T-cell polarization, food sensitivities, alcohol and inflammation, does caffeine cause inflammation, exercise: the good and the bad, pain killers and inflammation, emotional inflammation are all covered in this module.
Module 5: This is the protocol module – we discuss designing the protocol with key foods, fasting, hormesis, probiotics and other supplements, incorporating experiential learning, combining flavors for better taste and strategies for the non-cooks.