Nutrition & School

How Teachers Can Play a Part In Optimizing Children’s Health

Free webinar with Dr. Mariya Farooqi on Monday June 20th at 11 AM CT

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About Dr. mariya farooqi

Dr. Farooqi started her training in Nutrition in Oxford, England, with a focus on maternal nutrition. After completing her studies in England she pursed a Doctorate of Pharmacy from University of Rhode Island followed by a fellowship in Clinical Toxicology with University of New Mexico. She is also a registered yoga teacher having undergone training with Yoga Medicine® and is on her way to complete 500 hour training. Mariya’s field experience through training, hospital, and community practices has focused on the understanding of chronic pain, gut health, importance of nutrition in mental health as well as nutritional deficiencies and excesses. Combined with more than fifteen year of client-interaction experience, Mariya’s additional knowledge in functional medicine comes from attending seminars and conferences. She has applied several evidence-based principles to achieve wanted outcomes.  She is currently pursuing certification through Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM).

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