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Thu Jan 24 2013 at 09:45 pm EST
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Brendan Brazier
Health & Wellness > Nutrition
Recorded: Jan 24, 2013 at 09:45 pm EST
Learn how to enhance your overall wellbeing through clean eating. Those who choose to eat cleanly benefit from sustainable energy, high quality sleep, physical strength and mental sharpness. Clean eating has a significant impact on wellbeing, so much so that I've made it the foundation of my recently-launched web series, called Thrive Forward: www.thriveforward.com. Topics will include: 1- Add vs. Subtract: How to make changes to your diet without shocking your system. 2- Listen to Your Body: How to recognize cleansing symptoms. 3- How to consume enough nutrients to support your activity level. 4- The truth about processed foods, and why you should avoid them. 5- How to gain energy through nourishment, not stimulation. 6- High-net gain foods: what are they and how you can benefit from them.
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Learn simple ways to reduce stress and strengthen immunity this season, through plant-based performance nutrition. Brendan Brazier will share tips from his new personalized e-learning program, Thrive Forward, launching in January of 2013. Topics include: - Nutritional stress: What it is and how it impacts your health and energy. - High net-gain nutrition: What it is and how you can benefit from it. - Nutrition and immune function: The profound connection, and how to eat your way to a stronger immune system. - Enhance sleep quality (and therefore reduce amount of sleep needed to function at your best) - Alkaline-forming nutrition: How you to ensure what you eat will enhance your body's efficiency, conserve energy and reduce stress. www.ThriveForward.com
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We all experience periods of life that require us to change, evolve and transform. What if an expert team could help you revitalize your body, renew your beauty and refresh your style? It's time to revitalize your fit body, bring out your inner deliciousness and create your glam style with support and encouragement from our experts and an online community. We invite you to join a Dream Team of Wellness, Beauty & Style experts from Monte Carlo and Hollywood on a 12-week journey to Total Wellness!
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Dr. Andrea Pennington is a respected Integrative Medicine physician, acupuncturist, author and leading authority on wellness and prevention. Dr. Pennington blends traditional medicine with fitness instruction, nutritional consultation, acupuncture, spiritual direction and empowerment coaching to present a holistic approach to overall wellness. She is the founder and President of Pennington Empowerment Media and the immediate past President of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. She specializes in Age Management Medicine, obesity, diabetes reversal, self-love and personal development. A passionate advocate for prevention and wellness, Dr. Pennington has been featured twice on the Oprah Winfrey Show as a nutrition and obesity expert who teaches how to live with increased health, vitality and purpose. Her unique treatment style blends traditional medicine with acupuncture, fitness instruction, nutritional consultation, spiritual direction, and empowerment coaching. She is the creator of Diabetes Proof TM a national lifestyle campaign uniting and empowering American families to actively transform their whole life to prevent, reverse and manage type 2 diabetes. As an actress, she boasts impressive stage, television and independent film credits. Her versatility as a performer and songwriter were applauded in the musical film, "A Kick in the Head," the winner of the 48-hour film contest for Washington, DC. She wrote and performed two of the songs for the film, including the whimsical number, "Meal Ticket." She is also one of the luxurious voices for LUXE TV (www.Luxe.tv)
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Brendan is a former professional Ironman triathlete, a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion, the creator of the award-winning line of whole food nutritional products called VEGA, and the bestselling author of the Thrive book series. He is also the founder of a national, organic, plant-based, whole food delivery service called Thrive Foods Direct. Recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on plant- based nutrition, Brendan is a guest lecturer at Cornell University and presents an eCornell module entitled "The Plant-Based Diet and Elite Athleticism."
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