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THE DISEASE DELUSION
Are you interested in preventing the cause of illness, rather than simply treating its symptoms?
Be sure to join our discussion with Dr. Bland. He’ll share valuable facts, like how managing chronic diseases accounts for three quarters of our total healthcare costs, and why. Dr. Bland also discusses the new field of nutrigenomics or nutri-genetics, which studies the interrelationship between compounds in food and how genes and their expression pattern are modified. This revolutionary field is recasting nutrition in health and disease.
Dr. Bland is known as the “Father of Functional Medicine”, a medical approach that focuses on the personalized prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. Over the past 35 years Dr. Bland has traveled more than 6 million miles teaching more than 100,000 health care practitioners in the USA, Canada and more than 40 other countries about Functional Medicine. He has been a University biochemistry professor, a research Director at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, the co-founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, and the founder/President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications and 11 books for the health professional and health consumer. He lives in Bainbridge Island, Washington with his wife Susan, and near his three sons and their families while pursuing his hobbies of boating, surfing, scuba diving and a lifelong passion for learning.
MARK HYMAN, MD
FOOD: WHAT THE HECK SHOULD I EAT?
Join this compelling discussion as we review with Dr. Hyman topics like, ‘Why are most people are so confused by opposing dietary philosophies?’ And ‘ Why do you say food is medicine?’ Another question we hear frequently, ‘what role does the food industry have in our current disease producing diet, and do we really need to buy organic?’ Don’t miss it.
Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, an 11-time New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in the field of Functional Medicine. He is the Pritzker Foundation Chair in Functional Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is Founder and Director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine, medical editor of The Huffington Post, and a regular medical contributor in the media for CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, CNN, The Dr. Oz Show, and more.
TOM O'BRYAN, DC
EARLY BIOMARKERS OF A BRAIN ON FIRE
Join us for a fascinating discussion on the cutting edge biomarkers for identifying and monitoring successful protocols of neural inflammation and brain dysfunction
Everyone knows someone who is now thriving after a heart attack. No one knows anyone now thriving with a brain deterioration disease. Extensive research and clinical papers on arresting and reversing inflammatory diseases of the brain are now in the literature. You can 'nip' brain deterioration in the bud if you know the early markers and take action now. This Discussion will dive into both the latest cutting-edge laboratory testing available to identify the mechanisms of brain inflammation and Blood Brain Barrier permeability, its underlying mechanisms, and proven strategies to arrest its continuation.
Dr. Thomas O’Bryan is an internationally recognized and sought-after speaker and workshop leader specializing in wheat, its impact on health, and the development of autoimmune diseases as they occur inside and outside of the intestines. In November 2016, Dr. O’Bryan released Betrayal: The Autoimmune Disease Solution They’re Not Telling You, an investigation into the global effects of issues underlying the autoimmune system and chronic disease. Dr. O’Bryan is founder of TheDr.com and the visionary behind The Gluten Summit: A Grain of Truth, which brings together 29 of the world’s experts on the gluten connection to diseases, disorders, and a wide range of symptoms.
YOUR FOOD REVOLUTION
Join Food Revolution Network founding CEO Ocean Robbins for a candid and inspiring look at the truth about food, and what you can do to be a powerful force for positive change. Sales of organic, local, natural, non-GMO, fair trade foods are all exploding. The food movement is one of the places where a new, health-supporting economy is taking hold, and beginning to shift the course of history. You'll find out why food matters, what’s at stake, how you can take leadership for your health, and also to build a more healthy, ethical and sustainable world.
Ocean Robbins is co-founder and CEO of the 500,000+ member Food Revolution Network. He has hosted more than a million people in online Food Revolution Summits, and he's facilitated and organized hundreds of live seminars, gatherings and events for more than 200,000 leaders from 65 nations. Ocean has served as adjunct professor for Chapman University, and is a recipient of the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, the Freedom's Flame Award, the Harmon Wilkinson Award, and many other honors. He is co-author of Voices of the Food Revolution and Choices For Our Future, and author of the forthcoming 31-Day Food Revolution (Grand Central, January 2019).
DEANNA MINICH PHD
THE RAINBOW DIET
No matter what your eating preferences are, you’ll want to learn about one of the best and easiest ways to get healthy, eating the rainbow of colors from whole, plant-based foods. Dr. Minich will show you how to make your eating more colorful and creative, so you can live a more ‘rainbow life’ on the inside and out!
Dr. Deanna Minich is a health educator, researcher, and author with more than twenty years of experience in nutrition, mind-body health, and functional medicine. Her passion is bringing forth a colorful whole-self approach to nourishment and bridging the gaps between science, soul, and art in medicine. Her most recent book is called The Rainbow Diet: A Holistic Approach to Radiant Health Through Foods and Supplements. See her website, www.deannaminich.com, and Facebook page, Deanna Minich, PhD https://www.facebook.com/deanna.minich for more details.
PETER OSBORNE, DC
TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT? - WHEN FOOD BECOMES AN ENEMY
Join us of a compelling discussion as Dr. Osborne shares his extensive insights about the role of food as both a friend and a foe when it comes to healing chronic illness. He explains the "Food Paradox", gut warfare, and the benefits of fasting to overcome illness.
Dr. Peter Osborne is the clinical director of Origins Healthcare in Sugar Land, Texas. He is world renowned in the field of gluten and grain sensitivity, and one of the most sought after functional medicine doctors in the country. He is the author of the highly acclaimed bestseller, ‘No Grain No Pain,’ published by Simon and Schuster. A Doctor of Chiropractic, board certified in clinical nutrition, pastoral medicine, and an advisor for Functional Medicine University, Dr. Osborne is passionate about educating patients and health professionals on healing through root cause resolution. He has been featured by Fox News, CBS, PBS, Huffington Post, Forbes, and many other nationally recognized events and publications.
GETTING UNSTUCK WITH KETO
Many people are finding remarkable success with keto as it is a powerful tool for conditions ranging from weight loss, to autoimmunity. However, like any tool, it has the right place and the right time for its application. Discover how to find success on keto by avoiding the most common mistakes people are making.
ROBB WOLF, 2x New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Solution and Wired to Eat, is a former research biochemist and one of the world’s leading experts in Paleolithic nutrition. Wolf has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world via his books, his top ranked iTunes podcast and online course the Keto Masterclass.
DAVID FRIEDMAN, ND
FOOD SANITY: BREAKING THROUGH THE FADS AND FICTION
Join us for valuable new insights as Dr. Friedman shares a common-science, common- sense approach to eating. He’ll help you understand how, although science changes often, (sometimes weekly and a lot of it is paid for) to tap into your instincts when it comes to what YOU should eat.
Dr. David Friedman is the #1 National Bestselling author of Food Sanity, how to eat in a world of fads and fiction. He’s a Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist, Chiropractic Neurologist, Board Certified Alternative Medical Practitioner, and Board Certified in Integrative Medicine. He’s appeared on over a hundred syndicated radio and television shows. As the health expert for Lifetime Television’s syndicated morning show and host of “To Your Good Health Radio,” millions of people have enjoyed his weekly, cutting-edge features, offering solutions to everyday health and wellness issues. DrDavidFriedman.com ToYourGoodHealthRadio.com
JOSEPH PIZZORNO, ND
THE HEALING POWER OF UNCONTAMINATED FOOD
Today, healthy eating means nutrient rich AND uncontaminated. Unfortunately, conventionally grown foods are now so contaminated that they are now the source of over 60% of a person’s total body load of environmental toxins. Join us for this eye-opening interview as Dr. Pizzorno presents the worrisome data on how food contamination contributes to virtually all chronic disease and provides smart solutions for limiting this toxic exposure as much as possible.
Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno is the President of Salugenecists, Inc. and Chief Medical Director for Village Green Apothecary. Dr. Pizzorno is one of the world's leading authorities on science-based natural medicine, a term he coined in 1978 when founding Bastyr University. He led Bastyr to become the first fully accredited, multidisciplinary university of natural medicine and the first school of its kind to receive research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
EATING FOR INTUITION
This talk shows how nutrition and our relationship to food can help us harness our inner wisdom and heal all areas of our lives.
Learn about the new mindfulness: how we think and make decisions with our entire body. This includes listening to our 5 senses to help us achieve ideal weight and body mass, and the foods that promote and inhibit our 6th sense of intuition.
Razi Berry is the founder and publisher of the journal Naturopathic Doctor News and Review that has been in print since 2005 and the premier consumer-faced website of naturopathic medicine, NaturalPath (thenatpath.com). She is the host of The Natural Cancer Prevention Summit and The Heart Revolution-Heal, Empower and Follow Your Heart, and the popular 10 week Sugar Free Summer program. Find more about Razi and her podcast Love is Medicine at thenatpath.com
BEN LYNCH, ND
YOUR GENES. YOUR FOOD.
It’s time to stop thinking that one particular diet works for everyone, including you. Food and water are the foundation for your genes to work well, and YOUR genes require you to eat certain foods and limit others. Join us to learn how to determine what foods you should eat, when and why.
Benjamin Lynch, ND received his Cell and Molecular Biology, BS from the University of Washington and his doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University. His passion for identifying the cause of disease directed him towards nutrigenomics and methylation dysfunction. Currently, he researches, writes and presents worldwide on the topic of MTHFR, methylation defects and genetic control. You may learn more about Dr Lynch and his work at www.drbenlynch.com. Dr. Lynch is the President of www.SeekingHealth.com a supplement company oriented towards disease prevention and health promotion.
MARK STENGLER, NMD
MIRACLE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET
Be sure to join us as Dr. Mark Stengler reviews the amazing health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. Learn what conditions this diet has shown to benefit, and the one modification that improves this diet for all Americans.
Dr. Mark Stengler is a naturopathic medical doctor and author of 30 books. His most recent book is Outside the Box Cancer Therapies. He is also author of the health newsletter Health Revelations. Dr. Stengler has an expertise in combining the best of conventional and natural medicine for his patients and readers. He is in full time practice in Encinitas, California. His website is markstengler.com
MAKE ILLNESS OPTIONAL
Who wouldn’t want to learn more about ‘making illness optional?’ Be sure to attend this discussion as we address why the Microbiome IS the key to health, why food IS medicine and why there is no universal ‘healthy food.’
Naveen Jain is an entrepreneur driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. He is the founder of several successful companies including Moon Express, Viome, Bluedot, TalentWise, Intelius and InfoSpace. Naveen has been awarded many honors for his entrepreneurial successes and leadership skills including “Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year”, “Albert Einstein Technology Medal” for pioneers in technology, “Most creative person” by Fast Company, “Humanitarian Innovation Award” at the United Nations, “Distinguished Global Thinker Award” by IILM, “Most inspiring Entrepreneur” by Andaaz TV, “Most admired Serial Entrepreneur” by Silicon India, “Top 20 Entrepreneurs” and “Lifetime Achievement Award” for the leadership in the technology industry and support of other entrepreneurs by Red Herring.
TREVOR CATES, ND
CLEAR SKIN FROM WITHIN
If skin issues are on your mind, you’ll want to join in as we talk to Dr. Trevor Cates, author of the bestselling book ‘Clean Skin From Within.’ You’ll learn answers to questions about skin changes that indicate the body is not well, ingredients in skincare products that should be avoided, and how she became the ‘Spa Doctor’.
The first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in the state of California, Dr. Cates was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to California’s Bureau of Naturopathic Medicine Advisory Council. She has been featured on The Doctors, Extra, First for Women, and Mind Body Green. Dr. Cates has her own PBS special, Younger Skin From Within and is host of The Spa Dr. Podcast. She believes the key to healthy skin is inner and outer nourishment with non-toxic ingredients. Dr. Cates’ The Spa Dr. skin care and supplement lines are formulated with natural and organic ingredients designed to help you achieve the clean and natural path to confidence and beautiful skin. www.TheSpaDr.com
HOW SAFE IS YOUR DRINKING WATER?
We all know that drinking water - and lots of it - is one of the fundamental building blocks of good health. Yet today, we have to ask, how safe is the quality of the water we're drinking? Join us as Peter discusses the high levels of contaminants found in municipal water supplies across all 50 states, the health crisis it is causing and why drinking bottled water may not be the answer. He will also offer solutions for providing clean, affordable drinking water to those looking for options.
Peter Spiegel has been an advocate for healthy living in harmony with nature for over 30 years. During his entire adult life, he has practiced meditation and yoga and eaten a vegetarian whole foods diet believing it is better to stay healthy rather than cure disease. Professionally, Peter is a serial entrepreneur and product inventor well known for his expertise in direct to consumer marketing. Ten years ago, after selling billions of dollars of consumer products in the fitness and housewares categories, Peter made a personal commitment to invest only in products that positively impact human health. He is currently the founder and CEO of five successful companies: Ideal Living, Envion, AquaTru, Therabotanics and Air Doctor.
JACKIE BOWEN MPH, MS
THE NEXT FRONTIER OF FOOD SAFETY: TOXICITY
Discover important new insights into food safety, which until recently was largely focused on microbiological contamination. Recent studies show the real risks today are associated with long term dietary exposure to heavy metals and other industrial contaminants, largely unregulated. Jackie shares how there is a shifting of mindsets, and why it’s more important than ever to use data and science to make informed choices for you and your family.
Jackie Bowen MPH, MS is the Executive Director of Clean Label Project, a non-profit with the mission to change the definition of food and consumer product safety in America through data and science. A public health practitioner and quality engineer by training, Jackie has spent her career focused on food and consumer product safety, standards setting, and enforcement at the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre, NSF International. At NSF, Jackie held leadership positions overseeing USDA certified organic, Non-GMO Project, and Certified Gluten-free certification programs. Given her extensive knowledge of food safety, quality, and analytical chemistry testing, Jackie prides herself on being a royal buzzkill at dinner parties.
THE POWER OF MATCHA
You’ll enjoy this in-depth discussion about matcha green tea, including new insights about the many antioxidant, weight-loss and energy benefits.
Descendant from a long lineage of conservationists, John Harrison demonstrates an unwavering love of nature and an appreciation of humanity and gentleness rare in the world of business. John is the CEO and founder of Ecotrend Ecologics, a national Canadian distributor of natural health products. He is also the founder of DōMatcha®, an internationally successful matcha brand. John grew up in Japan, where his grandfather ran DōMatcha®’s parent company, Andrews and George Company Limited. In 1892, Andrews and George became the first foreign trade company in Tokyo. John’s love for Japan, eventually inspired him to bring authentic, Japanese, green tea matcha to the North American market.
THE HEALING POWER OF THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM
Discovered by more people everyday, it’s your turn to learn how to optimize your endocannabinoid system (ECS) to support optimal health, energy, vitality, sleep and mental fortitude. You’ll be amazed at the healing power of the ECS and your ability to influence this essential system through dietary, lifestyle and supplemental means.
Jade Beutler, CEO of Emerald Health Bioceuticals, is an accomplished natural products industry executive with a 25 year history of leading innovative and cutting-edge companies. During his career he has been responsible for the research, development, sales and marketing of several award-winning and best-selling natural products. As CEO of Barlean’s Organic Oil he created Omega-Swirl, an Omega-3 emulsion that completely disrupted and reinvented the Omega-3 category. As CEO of Lignan Research, he won two biotechnology research grants in the development of Brevail, a recipient of a Komen Foundation grant for the prevention of breast cancer. Jade was also honored as a recipient of the Ramzanov award in 2008 for excellence in product creation and innovation.
JOEL FUHRMAN, MD
ADVANCES IN NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE TO SLOW AGING, PREVENT CANCER AND DEMENTIA
If learning more about longevity science is important to you, you’ll want to join us as we reveal the latest scientific evidence showing we CAN win the war on cancer right now. The key is an adherence to a diet-style rich in anti-cancer phyto-chemicals; which also prevents against dementia. Be sure to join us.
Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher and six-time New York Times best-selling author. He serves as the President of the Nutritional Research Foundation. Dr. Fuhrman has authored numerous research articles published in medical journals and is on the faculty of Northern Arizona University, Health Science Division. His two most recent books are Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook and Fast Food Genocide.
ALAN CHRISTIANSON, NMD
THE HEALING POWER OF RESISTANT STARCH
Which food constituent stabilizes the blood sugar over 4 times longer than any other? Dr. Christianson will share the science behind Resistant Starch. You’ll learn which health foods have it and how you can use it to lower belly fat, regulate blood sugar, improve energy, heal leaky gut, and lower your cancer risk.
Dr. Alan Glen Christianson (Dr. C) is a Naturopathic Endocrinologist and the author of The NY Times bestselling Adrenal Reset Diet. Dr. C’s gift for figuring out what really works has helped hundreds of thousands of people reverse thyroid disease, lose weight, cure diabetes, and regain energy. Learn more about the surprising story that started his quest.
STEVEN MASLEY, MD
FOOD FOR A BETTER BRAIN
Don’t miss our discussion about why the only solution proven to stop memory loss is comprehensive lifestyle changes, starting with the food we eat. Today, Alzheimer’s disease is increasing at epidemic rates, projected to double in the next 15 years. Learn why the primary cause for this increase is insulin resistance, which now occurs in 50% of baby boomers and 30% of all adults, and is caused by eating the wrong foods.
Steven Masley MD is a physician, nutritionist, trained-chef, author, and the creator of the #1 all-time health program for Public Television, 30 Days to a Younger Heart. He is a fellow with three prestigious organizations: the American Heart Association, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Masley’s passion is empowering people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive assessments and lifestyle changes. He is a best-selling author, and his work has been viewed by millions on PBS, the Discovery Channel, the Today Show, and in over 500 media interviews. He offers weekly blogs on his website, www.DrMasley.com
DAVID KATZ, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM
THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD
Be sure to join us as we examine what the impact of diet and lifestyle COULD BE on the human condition, and the toll associated with our failure to use what we know, including the body of evidence relating dietary patterns to human health. You’ll clearly understand that we are NOT clueless about the basic care and feeding of our species. The case will be made that lifestyle is the best, readily available medicine, and what we can all do to leverage lifestyle in the service of adding years to lives and life to years.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM is the founding director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Immediate Past-President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founder/President of the True Health Initiative. Katz earned his BA degree from Dartmouth College (1984); his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993). The recipient of many awards for his contributions to public health, he has received three honorary doctorate degrees, and was named one of the nation’s top nutrition experts for 2017-2018 by DietSpotlight.com https://www.dietspotlight.com/n/david-katz/ . In addition to holding 5 US patents, DR. KATZ has authored roughly 200 peer-reviewed publications and many hundreds of health columns both online and in print.
STEPHEN BARRIE, ND, PHD
THE GUT - BRAIN CONNECTION, WHO REALLY IS IN CHARGE?
You’ll be fascinated by this discussion that starts with one amazing fact: There are over 100 trillion one-celled permanent visitors that live in our GI tract. They live with us in a co-dependent relationship. Our bodies play host to these microorganisms whose wellbeing dictates ours. This symbiotic ecosystem goes far beyond genetics. Recent research is showing that this Gut Microbiome contributes to more than 90% of all chronic disease – yes 90%! Join us as we focus on the incredible relationship between our Gut and our Brains, and how to improve their diversity and balance, so you regain control.
Dr. Barrie is an internationally recognized physician, clinical medical researcher, lecturer, inventor, author and entrepreneur. He is currently an executive with Viome, and the founder and former CEO/Chairman of Genova Diagnostics, the world’s largest Functional Medicine clinical reference laboratory for physicians. He developed and patented many of the present day laboratory tests used for understanding the root causes of many chronic diseases. He has been a pioneer in promoting the concepts of preventive medicine, healthy aging and early intervention as the most rational and cost effective health care model. Dr. Barrie is also a New York Times and LA Times bestselling author of several health books including “7 Day Detox Miracle”, “Energize Your Life” and numerous scientific articles in major medical journals.
THE SEAFOOD PRESCRIPTION: HOW YOU CAN LIVE A HEALTHIER, HAPPIER, LONGER LIFE WITH NATURE'S PERFECT FOOD
Learn more about why seafood is one of the last truly wild, naturally organic foods on earth. It's also among the healthiest, most nutrient dense and sustainable. But seafood is also among the most misunderstood foods. This discussion will address common concerns, misinformation and myths that prevent people from enjoying and benefitting from what may be the closest thing we have to a 'silver-bullet' food.
Randy Hartnell is the President of VitalChoice.com, the online seafood company that he and his wife Carla founded in 2001. Prior to Vital Choice, Randy spent more than twenty years as an Alaskan commercial salmon fisherman. The extensive experiences, knowledge and relationships from that period are the foundation upon which the company was built and has grown for seventeen years. Randy is passionate about wild salmon and its remarkable, wide-ranging benefits to people and the planet. Seafood education and ‘myth-busting’ are among his favorite activities.
SUSAN PEIRCE THOMPSON, PHD
THE SCIENCE OF SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS
Over the past half century or so, there's been a shift in how our bodies and brains react to food. Consequently, as a species we are getting fatter, and no amount of education or effort seems to be helping. Roughly 2 billion people worldwide are now overweight, and 600 million of them are obese. Worse yet, among the obese who try to lose weight, the failure rate is 99 percent. Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson discusses the science behind the obesity epidemic and explains how the brain can be rewired for long-term weight loss success.
Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester, an expert in the psychology of eating, and the New York Times Best-Selling author of Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free. She is also a formerly obese woman who has been slender for well over a decade. Susan's breakthrough Bright Line Eating program, which is based on her experience and expertise, utilizes cutting-edge research to explain how the brain blocks weight loss and helps people to release weight forever.
DAVID JOCKERS, DNM, DC, MS
TOP 12 FOODS TO BURN FAT FOR FUEL
Join us as we review important ‘fat for fuel’ topics with Dr. Jockers;
1. Discovering the foods that stimulate fat burning and all-day energy.
2. Foods you must avoid to be healthy.
3. Food strategies to help you burn fat while you sleep.
4. How to get the most out of the Ketogenic Diet.
Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, a functional nutritionist and corrective care chiropractor. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia, and runs one of the hottest natural health websites in www.DrJockers.com with over 1 million monthly visitors and has been seen on popular media such as the Dr Oz show. Dr Jockers is a world-renowned expert in the area of ketosis and the ketogenic diet. He is the developer of the Digestive Health Restoration program, the AutoImmune Elimination program and the bestselling “Navigating the Ketogenic Diet” E-course and the host of the Popular Keto Edge Summit.
BRIAN MOWLL, MLDE, CDE
USING FOOD TO FIX YOUR METABOLISM
Learn how to use the power of real food to address the root cause of type 2 diabetes and blood sugar problems. Dr. Murray discusses with Dr. Brian Mowll what really drives the metabolism and the most important keys to avoid diabetes, lose weight, and optimize metabolic health for better energy and blood sugar. Develop an understanding of the major factors related to blood sugar, and how to protect yourself from a heart attack, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease by improving insulin sensitivity and blood sugar health.
Dr. Brian Mowll is the founder and medical director of SweetLife® Diabetes Health Centers and serves clients worldwide as The Diabetes Coach™. He is a master licensed diabetes educator (MLDE), CDE, and was one of the first doctors to be certified to practice functional medicine by the prestigious Institute for Functional Medicine. Since 1998, Dr. Mowll has been helping people with all forms of diabetes properly manage their complex health conditions. He has spent the past 20 years applying clinical nutrition, physical activity, lifestyle management, functional medicine, and diabetes self-management education. In addition, Dr. Mowll hosts the #1 rated Mastering Blood Sugar podcast, and is a prolific writer, blogger, and featured keynote speaker. To learn more about Dr. Mowll and his programs for type 2 and pre-diabetes, visit https://drmowll.com.
PATRICK HOLFORD, BSC, DIPION, FBANT, NTCRP
RECLAIM YOUR BRAIN
Discover why mental health issues - anxiety, depression, insomnia, autism, and Alzheimer’s are on the increase and IQ is on the decline. Learn new insights about how you CAN reclaim your brain, improve your mood, your memory and your mental acuity. Founder of the Food for the Brain Foundation and the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, Dr. Holford is Britain’s leading expert on nutrition and mental health. He’ll be sharing valuable facts about why our brains are under siege, and how to reclaim your mental and emotional health.
Patrick Holford, BSc, DipION, FBANT, NTCRP, is a leading spokesman on nutrition and founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition. He is the author of 37 books, translated into over 30 language, including The Optimum Nutrition Bible, Optimum Nutrition for the Mind, The Feel Good Factor and his latest book The Chemistry of Connection. He was involved in groundbreaking research showing that multivitamins can increase children’s IQ scores – the subject of a Horizon television documentary in the 1980s. He was one of the first promoters of the importance of zinc, essential fats, low-GL diets and homocysteine-lowering B vitamins and their importance in mental health. He started the whole profession of nutritional therapy in the UK, founding the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London in 1984 with Dr Linus Pauling as Patron. Patrick is founder of the charitable Food for the Brain Foundation.
DROP 7 FOODS, LOSE 7 POUNDS, JUST 7 DAYS - HOW FOOD INTOLERANCE IS THE REAL CAUSE OF WEIGHT GAIN
In this talk JJ will:
Connect the dots between what you are eating, how you feel and what you weigh.
Reveal the 7 foods that could be holding your health hostage – foods that you are probably eating every day in an effort to be healthy.
How the old adage of “everything in moderation” can make you food intolerant.
How to customize your diet for your biochemistry so that you not only lose the weight but you also keep it off forever.
Share the top needle mover to make sure you start the day off in fat burning mode.
Show you how to break free of those cravings in 3 days or less and never have dieting be your hobby again.
Celebrity Nutrition and Fitness Expert JJ Virgin is the four-time NY Times bestselling author of JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook: 150 Low-Sugar Recipes to Help You Lose up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet: Drop 7 Hidden Sugars, Lose Up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days, and The Virgin Diet Cookbook: 150 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast. They have also been bestsellers in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, and numerous other media outlets.
JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerance and has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast. She shows people how to identify sneaky sugars, crush sugar addiction, and shift from being a sugar burner to a fat burner.
NEAL BARNARD, MD
Dr. Barnard will discuss the new approach of using foods to tackle diabetes. You will learn the new method that directly tackles the cause of type 2 diabetes and will help you reduce your reliance on medication and, in some cases, make the disease go away completely. Dr. Barnard will show us how this new approach can also improve your health, help you lose weight, and trim points off your cholesterol and blood pressure.
Neal Barnard, M.D., is the president and founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. His research has been published in Scientific American, the American Journal of Cardiology and other major journals. Dr. Barnard is the author of six previous books, including Foods that Fight Pain and Food for Life. A frequent lecturer appearing across the country and an adjunct professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He lives in Washington, D.C.
JADE TETA, ND
THE METABOLISM SECRET
In this talk you will learn:
The dirty little secret in the health and fitness world.
Why diets, detoxes and one-size-fits-all weight loss solutions don't work and never have.
Why 2/3 of dieters will gain their weight back and many of them end up fatter.
How the metabolism really works and how to work with rather than against your natural physiology.
Dr. Jade Teta is an integrative physician, author and sought after expert in the realm of metabolism and self-development. He spent the last 25 years immersed in the study of strength and conditioning, hormonal metabolism and the psychology of change and success. He is the founder and creator of the international health and fitness company Metabolic Effect, and the author of several books including the best sellers, Metabolic Effect Diet and Metabolic Aftershock. He has also contributed both, the exercise and sports nutrition chapters, to The Textbook Of Natural Medicine.
BREAKTHROUGHS IN NATURAL MEDICINE
Sayer Ji's talk will identify major developments in natural medicine in the past year. He will:
Discuss three favorite dietary hacks for optimal wellness.
Explore the cultural war between conventional & natural medicine.
Discuss why natural medicines are still not widely accepted
Sayer Ji is the Founder and Director of
, the world's most widely referenced,evidence-based natural health resource.
In addition, Sayer is affiliated with the following: Co-Founder, Exosome Media Group, Reviewer and Editor, The International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, Steering Committee Member of the Global GMO Free Coalition (GGFC) Board of Governor, National Health Federation, Advisory Board Member, Fearless Parent, Co-founder, Alliance for Vaccine Awareness.
DANIEL G. AMEN, MD
CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, CHANGE YOUR LIFE MORE NOTICEABLY
In this talk you will learn the major principles in leading a brain healthy life.
Daniel Amen is dedicated to optimizing and healing the brain. He is a physician, double board certified psychiatrist and ten-time NY Times bestselling author. He is the Founder of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, CA, Bellevue, WA, Reston, VA, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY. The clinics have the world’s largest psychiatric database of functional brain scans, totaling nearly 100,000 scans on patients from 111 countries. Dr. Amen is the lead researcher on the largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on NFL players and he is the co-creator of The Daniel Plan with Rick Warren and Mark Hyman, a program to get the world healthy through religious organizations.