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 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, August 2, 2022, CHLAB 301
Lasting Relief from GERD aka Heartburn
Many Americans suffer from heartburn or other symptoms of GERD but never treat the cause. Both the medications and the underlying causes can lead to multiple long-term health problems, including breakdown of digestion and bone loss. Learn the foods, supplements and habits that can correct the condition and/or help reduce GERD symptoms.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022, CHLAB 301
Reversing Chronic Inflammation
Chronic inflammation can cause irreversible damage to the joints, bowels, heart, blood vessels, and brain. Inflammatory foods, poor digestion, and chronic stress contribute to this type of inflammation. Learn about the causes, effects, and remedies of chronic inflammation and how anti-inflammatory eating can dramatically improve health in a short period of time.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022, CHLAB 301