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Available Fall 2018

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McDougall Program

John McDougall, M.D., a physician and nutrition expert, has been studying, writing, and speaking out about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 30 years. His program not only promotes a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits but, most importantly, can also reverse serious illnesses including high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and others, all without the use of drugs.

What you can expect:

Dr. McDougall and his team will teach you about what constitutes good health, and why certain foods and habits are healthy and why others are harmful. During your time in northern California, you will:

  • Enjoy 100% plant-based meals from around the globe such as Italian lasagna, Mexican enchiladas, Thai noodles, and decadent desserts, all served buffet style.
  • Learn how to read food labels, how to stock your kitchen, and how to dine out with ease during daily lectures and presentations
  • Taste delicious, easy-to-make meals from a variety of plant-based chefs during cooking demonstrations
  • Sample and practice a variety of exercises such as walking, yoga, swimming, weight training, and Zumba in order to find what type of movement appeals to you
  • Meet one-on-one with Dr. McDougall's medical team throughout the week and also receive before & after lab tests so you can see your progress
  • Tour the local Whole Foods Market and have time to enjoy a shopping trip.

Post-Immersion support:

  • Private Facebook group to stay in touch with your fellow Immersionists, ask questions, and share recipes and other info
  • Recipe packet for all meals served during the Immersion
  • Weekly webinars (recorded and available on their site)
  • Free resources at www.drmcdougall.com
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Access to Dr. McDougall and his team via phone or email
  • Dr. McDougall's Mobile Cookbook app ($4.99)

Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Dates: September 22-29, 2018
For more information visit: drmcdougall.com

Available Fall 2018

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Stoll Program

Scott Stoll, M.D., has created a program that encourages you to become "nutrient rich" for life. Nutrient rich doesn't mean vegan or vegetarian — it simply means adding, and eventually preferring, plant-based foods with the most nutrients and phytochemicals. This approach has been found, both in medical studies and in real life application, to have significant positive effects on the prevention and reversal of common chronic illnesses such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, migraines, allergies, digestive disorders and others.

What you can expect:

Dr. Stoll and his team will teach you about the power of eating a nutrient-rich diet and thoroughly explain how eating the right foods can contribute to the prevention and reversal of most diet-related chronic illnesses. Your time in beautiful south Florida also includes:

  • Mouth-watering, nutrient-rich, all-you-can-eat buffet-style meals
  • A variety of invigorating exercise classes on the beach such as guided walks, yoga, and interval training
  • Presentations offering in-depth knowledge of the effects of different lifestyles on our health and how to make better choices
  • Cooking demonstrations to show just how easy it is to make quick, delicious, nutrient-rich meals at home that your whole family will enjoy
  • In addition to one-on-one consults with the medical staff and health coaches, TMs have full access to them as well as the chefs and fitness experts to ask questions and pick their brains
  • Health screenings at the beginning and end of the week so you can see just how quickly these lifestyle changes can positively impact your health
  • Fun excursions & events as well as free time to enjoy your beautiful surroundings
  • A special sunset dinner cruise through the waterways of Naples

Post-Immersion support:

  • Private Facebook group to stay in touch with your fellow Immersionists, ask questions, and share recipes and other information
  • Monthly group calls with Dr. Stoll that are recorded and available online
  • Packet of recipes from the week at Immersion
  • Access to Dr. Stoll and his team via phone and email
  • The opportunity to win an all-expenses paid trip back to Dr. Stoll's program the following year

Location: Naples, FL
Dates: October 14-20, 2018
For more information visit: totalhealthimmersions.com

Available Spring 2019

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Engine 2 Program

Rip Esselstyn created the Engine 2 Diet to help Americans lose weight, lower their cholesterol levels, significantly reduce their risk of disease, and become physically fit. The Engine 2 Immersion is a life-changing week that will give you an in-depth education about how and why to adopt a plant-strong lifestyle. You will learn from experts such as Rip's father, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. of the Cleveland Clinic, Stanford University psychologist Dr. Doug Lisle, and a host of other extraordinary experts.

What you can expect:

Participants in this 100% plant-based immersion receive an extensive education about the powerful influence that diet has on the body's health, as well as intensive, hands-on practical skills training on how to easily implement a plant-strong lifestyle in their own kitchens and communities. Your time in the Black Mountains of North Carolina will also include:

  • Delicious all-you-can-eat buffet style meals with a large variety of options so you can find new foods that excite your taste buds
  • Presentations and workshops offering in-depth explanations on the benefits of a plant-strong diet
  • Cooking demonstrations of practical and quick-to-make meals that you can whip up at home
  • A variety of daily exercise classes that you can easily do in your free time
  • Meet Team Members that have attended an immersion in the past, hear their success stories, and learn how they managed to stay on track post-immersion
  • In addition to one-on-one consults with the medical staff and health coaches, TMs have full access to them as well as the chefs and fitness experts to ask questions and pick their brains
  • Health screenings at the beginning and end of the week so you can see just how quickly these lifestyle changes can positively impact your health
  • Fun excursions & events as well as free time to enjoy your beautiful surroundings

Post-Immersion support:

  • Private Facebook groups to stay in touch with your fellow Immersionists, ask questions, and share recipes and other info
  • Packet of recipes from the week at Immersion
  • Bi-weekly group calls
  • Monthly newsletters
  • Free resources at www.engine2diet.com
  • Free 7-Day Rescue Challenges
  • Access to all Engine 2 staff members via phone or email
  • Engine 2 Meal Planner app/site ($99/year)

Location: Asheville, NC
Dates: TBD
For more information visit: engine2diet.com and heartattackproof.com

Available Spring 2019

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Fuhrman Program

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and a nutritional researcher specializing in permanent weight loss and the prevention and reversal of disease through positive lifestyle changes. Through his medical practice, books, and PBS specials, Dr. Fuhrman has helped thousands of people lose weight permanently and reverse chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and autoimmune diseases, as well as chronic pain syndromes such as migraines, using a nutrient-dense, plant-rich eating style. Although his program is not 100% whole-food plant-based, it was created with a strong emphasis on the immune-building and health properties of eating more plant foods.

What you can expect:

Dr. Fuhrman and his team invite you to learn about nutrient density, the cornerstone of the Nutritarian way of eating, in addition to how to overcome any food addictions that may stand in the way of reaching your health goals, what "true" hunger is, and how to truly harness the power of superior nutrition. Your week in the Garden State will include:

  • A delicious variety of Nutritarian meals, served buffet style, along with all recipes so you can recreate them at home
  • Informative lectures where you'll learn the benefits of consuming more nutrient-rich foods
  • One-on-one consultations with Dr. Fuhrman and his medical team in addition to full-access to his entire staff to ask questions
  • Invigorating exercise classes led by Dr. Fuhrman
  • Health screenings at the beginning and end of the week to show you just how much progress you can make in one week
  • Fun activities and entertainment including a game show and talent contest
  • A special excursion to NYC to see the local Whole Foods Market store and explore the city

Post-Immersion support:

  • Private Facebook group to stay in touch with your fellow Immersionists, ask questions, and share recipes and other info
  • Recipe packet for all meals served during the Immersion
  • Access to Dr. Fuhrman and his team via phone or email
  • One year free access to Food Addiction Recovery program with support
  • Free resources at www.drfuhrman.com
  • Automatic enrollment into Dr. Fuhrman's Challenge to win cash prizes and an all-expenses paid trip for you and a guest to a future Health Getaway

Location: Florham Park, NJ
Dates: TBD
For more information visit: drfuhrman.com