Published on February 28, 2013

Parkview Medical Center Invites You to Experience the Benefits of Brain Food

Who: Parkview Medical Center
What: Spirit of Women Seminar Series, Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle: Brain Food
Where: Blue Ocean Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar, 103 S. Union Ave (formerly Wireworks)
When: Tuesday, March 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

(Pueblo, CO February 28, 2013) –– Still searching for a neurological condition remedy the really satisfies? Parkview Medical Center and Spirit of Women invite you to attend a special seminar series; Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle: Brain Food, Tuesday, March 5th. Find out how to ease sleeplessness, migraines, memory loss and other neurological setbacks one delicious plate at a time.

Brain Food will be held at Pueblo’s newest Japanese restaurant, Blue Ocean. Registration will be from 5:00pm to 5:30pm. Dr. Gary Cohen, a neurologist from Parkview Neurological Services, will begin his presentation on migraines and healthy food choices for neurological conditions at 5:30 pm. The knowledgeable staff of the Blue Ocean will present on the healthy benefits of Japanese cuisine and tea.

The most common disorders of the brain and spine center around sleep, followed by headaches and dementia. Deaths from Alzheimer's disease have increased by 66 percent since 2000. It is also the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.

Traumatic brain injury is also on the rise in this country, ranking as the number-one cause of death for those under 44 years of age. Diet is essential to the healing process for the brain. Parkinson's disease is another growing topic of concern in the medical community with a powerful need for proper nutrition.

The good news is Brain Food can help. By choosing the right ingredients, families can chop the risk of some disorders in half and treat other ailments like epilepsy and traumatic brain injury with a fork and spoon. There are also a host of neurological problems triggered by chemicals within certain foods, such as seizures and migraine headaches, which will be covered in depth.

The cost of the event is $5 and includes tea as well as a special chef selection of appetizers. Attendees will also be entered into a drawing to win several prizes including a Blue Ocean gift card. Want to stay for dinner? Enjoy 15% off your food order the night of the event. To register for the event, call 584.4878. Space is limited. For additional information, visit

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Health System in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including a verified Level III Trauma Center along with exceptional comprehensive cardiac and orthopedic care. Parkview Health System is the leader in all service lines in our service area. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Health System is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with approximately 3,000 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $232 million to the economy.