Announcing Launch of Foundations of Whole Person Integrative Eating Certification Course
A new evidence-based program for certified health professionals focuses on treating the underlying causes of overeating, overweight, and obesity
By: Deborah Kesten, MPH
For more than 25 years, nutrition researcher Deborah Kesten, MPH and behavioral scientist Larry Scherwitz have conducted research showing that food has a powerful influence on physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being (ergo, "whole person" integrative eating) and in turn, overeating, overweight, and obesity. By addressing the underlying and multidimensional "whole person" causes of what (food choices) and how (eating behaviors) we eat, the Foundations of Whole Person Integrative Eating® Certification Course brings evidence-based, scientifically sound knowledge and practical strategies to treat the root causes of overeating, overweight, and obesity.
"At AASDN, we believe that nutrition is at the core of our overall health and well-being. The Whole Person Integrative Eating program is a powerful approach to lifestyle nutrition that will inspire clients and guide them to optimum health," said Greg Salgueiro, MS, RD, LDN, President of AASDN.
The course is comprised of 20 modules, each designed to create behavior change. Specifically, the modules provide:
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Deborah Kesten, MPH is an award-winning author and international nutrition researcher. Her most recent book is Whole Person Integrative Eating: A Breakthrough Dietary Lifestyle to Treat the Root Causes of Overeating, Overweight, Obesity. Her website is http://www.IntegrativeEating.com.
Larry Scherwitz, PhD received his doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and trained in psychophysiology at Harvard Medical School. His research has been published in medical journals including The Lancet, Journal of the American Medical Association, and Psychosomatic Medicine.
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