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Live Vegan Vibrantly

Free Online Event Hosted by Laura Christine Sainz

Beginning Tuesday, January 24, 2017, join this global online summit on healthy vegan living, featuring dozens of speakers, including Dr. Neal Barnard.

Sign up here!


New Year, New You: Kickstart Your Health!

The Power of Food for Healthy Weight Management

A vegan diet of whole grains, beans, vegetables, and fruits can help prevent diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “Appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.” This curriculum is based on the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s successful 21-Day Vegan Kickstart program. Depending on one’s perspective, the Kickstart is about losing weight, maintaining a healthy weight, or simply embracing an overall healthful diet. Much of the basis of the Kickstart is about making a qualitative shift in the way we eat as opposed to a quantitative shift. For some people, it’s the first time the idea of not restricting amounts of foods but rather choosing the right foods has been the guiding principle for losing weight and staying healthy. The revelation is bolstered with clinical benefits such as lower cholesterol, better diabetes control, and lower blood pressure, as well as improvements in energy and mood.

Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health will allow class attendees to discover the world of health through general topics ranging from digestion to blood pressure. Results are likely to be immediate and impressive!

This is a FREE class series.

Class Dates

Tuesday, Jan. 10: 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.: Introduction by BMC Clinicians

Tuesday, Jan. 17: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 1 - Power of Your Plate

Tuesday, Jan. 24: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 2 - Let's Go!

Tuesday, Jan. 31: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 3 - Getting in Gear

Tuesday, Feb. 7: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 4 - Breaking the Food Seduction

Tuesday, Feb. 14: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 5 - Keys for Natural Appetite Control

Tuesday, Feb. 21: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 6 – Digestive Health

Tuesday, Feb. 28: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Class 7 – Health Blood Pressure

Dr. Neal Barnard’s new book, The Cheese Trap, will be released in February 2017.

Come celebrate at a book release party hosted by Nanci Alexander at Sublime Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale.

Friday, March 10, 2017
5:30 - 7 p.m.

It’s never too early to plan for a party! Join Dr. Neal Barnard in Fort Lauderdale at the world-famous Sublime restaurant for a book release party.

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*Limited to 80 guests