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September 18–22, 2015 Friday–Tuesday 4 nights

Food As Medicine: A Feast of Science and Wisdom

James S. Gordon, Kathie Madonna Swift, John Bagnulo, Cynthia Geyer, Aviva Romm, Stefanie Sacks, and Marti Wolfson
James S. Gordon

James S. Gordon, MD, founder and director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), former chair of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and author of Unstuck: Your Seven-Stage Guide to the…
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Kathie Madonna Swift

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, is an inspiring educator, innovator, and practitioner in the field of integrative and holistic nutrition. A pioneer in the Food As Medicine culinary nutrition movement, she is author…
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John Bagnulo

John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD, is a naturalist, nutritionist, farmer, and assistant professor who teaches courses at universities and wellness centers.
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Cynthia Geyer

Cynthia Geyer, MD, is medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts, and Food As Medicine core faculty member since 2001. She serves on the Pittsfield (Massachusetts) Board of Health and is an active member…
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Aviva Romm

Aviva Romm, MD, is the mother of four grown children, a Yale-trained physician specializing in integrative medicine for women and children, a midwife, herbalist, award-winning author, and the creator/owner of WomanWise online courses. She believes…
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Stefanie Sacks

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN, is a culinary nutritionist, author, radio show host, educator, speaker, and consultant who has studied food and healing for 25 years. Stefanie holds a master’s degree in nutrition education from…
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Marti Wolfson

Marti Wolfson is a nationally recognized culinary wellness educator, teaching health professionals and the general public how to use the power of food, nutrition, and mind-body tools to maximize health and well-being and prevent chronic…
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Program Details

Created by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Food As Medicine is an acclaimed professional training program in medical nutrition therapy. Medical doctor James S. Gordon teams up with nationally renowned faculty for a course that provides the foundation you need to integrate nutrition and mind-body skills effectively into your practice and your life.

Topics include

  • Core imbalances: the root of disease and the opportunity to heal
  • Nutrition in practice: case studies and clinical pearls
  • Macronutrients, micronutrients, and phytonutrients
  • A holistic approach to digestive healing
  • Cutting-edge laboratory assessment
  • Detoxification of mind, body, and spirit
  • Evolution of the human diet
  • Women’s health and prenatal care
  • Dietary supplements
  • Mindful eating and the art of self-care
  • Lively cooking classes.

Return home knowledgeable about recent research and prepared to confidently and compassionately guide your patients toward sound, practical nutrition.

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