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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – The Obesity Code – 01.17.16

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Jason Fung, MD. Dr. Jason Fung earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto, where he also completed his internal medicine residency before heading to the University of California, Los Angeles, for his fellowship in nephrology. He currently practices as a kidney specialist in Toronto. He is the chief of the department of medicine at Scarborough General Hospital. In addition to clinical medicine, he is also on the board of directors of Low Carb Diabetes Association and the scientific editor of the Journal of Insulin Resistance. DR. JASON FUNG is the founder of the Intensive Dietary Management Program, which provides a unique treatment focus for type 2 diabetes and obesity. In his book, The Obesity Code, Dr. Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight—for good. Contact: www.intensivedietarymanagement.com

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Meaningful Movies Network shows films that make viewers think

Some films simply entertain (or not); others raise awareness. The Meaningful Movies Network has more than a dozen community-based Seattle-area groups that show social-justice documentary films that can make a positive change in the world. Films that attract viewers with common interests in the principles of peace, justice and non-violence. Discussions are held after the film. The Network has more …

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In Memoriam: Edgar Mitchell, ScD, PhD

When he returned from space forty-five years ago, Apollo 14 Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell committed his life to supporting a sustainable future. He worked tirelessly to understand and promote what he viewed as an absolutely necessary collective shift in consciousness. To those of us who knew him well, Edgar was an enthusiastic, loving, dedicated, courageous, generous, and brilliant man who …