Instructor: Jari Serra RD

Jari Serra RD
Biography: Jari Serra is an Integrative Clinical Dietitian and Nutrition Educator. She was raised with an emphasis on nutrition, yoga and natural medicine. Before graduating from OSU and becoming a dietitian, she was co-founder and owner of the West Bank Cafe, Corvallis' first natural foods restaurant. In private practice for more than 30 years, she specializes in combining mainstream and alternative approaches to nutritional and medical treatment.

Jari's intention is to help her clients and students find their way to the individualized way of eating and specific health regimens that work for them. Her special interests include rebuilding bones without medication, new approaches to arthritis healing, liver and other organ cleansing regimens, restoring thyroid and adrenal function, improved injury and surgery recovery, and the many digestive and bowel conditions now affecting millions of Americans. She's been teaching and speaking for over 25 years and began offering classes through Community Learning in 2013.

To learn more about Jari, visit her NutritionSpeak website.

Classes by this instructor


Rebuilding Bones Without Medication
Osteoporosis is more common in the elderly than ever, but you can often stop and even partially reverse it with the right foods and supplements. Learn how bone medications can weaken your bones even as they lead to better DEXA scan numbers, and how to restore your bone density without medication.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022, CHLAB 301
Navigating Nutritional Supplements
Government research shows nutrient levels in U.S. foods have fallen steadily for 70 years. Dietary supplements are more valuable than ever for restoring and maintaining your health. Learn which brands provide the best quality for the price, the 3 or 4 supplements nearly all Americans need and tips for buying, storing, and taking supplements.
Monday, November 14, 2022, CHLAB 301
Your immune system fights infections, speeds injury recovery, and helps control damaging inflammation that causes joint pain and muscle stiffness. Immunity weakens with age, leaving you more susceptible to flus, pneumonia, and shingles. Strengthen your immune system for less pain, better sleep, and greater resilience in the face of stress or illness.
Monday, October 31, 2022, CHLAB 301