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Available Fall 2016

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McDougall Program

John McDougall, M.D. is a board certified internist and has been studying, writing and “speaking out” about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 30 years. He and his wife Mary are also the authors of several national best-selling books as well as the co-founders of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods, which produces high-quality vegetarian cuisine to make it easier for people to eat well on the go. The goal of the McDougall Program is to start you on a path to genuinely improved and lasting health.

What you can expect:

Dr. McDougall and his team want you to learn how great it feels to take charge of your own health. In this Immersion, 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. You will be encouraged to ask any and all questions of the doctors, dietitian, psychologist and staff. They want you to have the time of your life while you’re in northern California. You can also expect:

  • Meals served are low fat, 100 percent vegan, and all-you-can-eat buffets filled with Italian lasagna, Mexican enchiladas and burritos, Thai
    noodles, shepherd’s pie, salads, desserts and more!
  • Daily lectures and presentations explaining how to read food labels, how to stock your kitchen, and how to eat out while being true to your
    new way of eating.
  • Cooking demonstrations will better prepare you to do more of your own cooking at home.
  • Sample and practice a variety of exercises to determine which one appeals to you most so that you can continue with it back home:
    walking, yoga, swimming, weight training or Zumba dance.
  • Two one-on-one medical appointments and before and after lab tests so you can see your progress.
  • You’ll tour a local Whole Foods Market and have time to enjoy a shopping trip.

Post-Immersion support:

  • Online discussion board
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Cookbook app ($4.99)
  • Recipes and videos
  • Free webinars and podcasts
  • 10-day meal plan

Location: The Flamingo Resort, Santa Rosa, CA
Dates: October 8-15, 2016
For more information visit: drmcdougall.com


Available Fall 2016

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Stoll Program

Scott Stoll, M.D. encourages you to become “nutrient rich” for life. Nutrient rich doesn’t mean vegan or vegetarian — it is simply adding, and eventually preferring, the 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 some common chronic illnesses such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, migraines, allergies, digestive disorders and others. Dr. Stoll is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and he and his team invite you to experience great food, information and hospitality on the southern coast of Florida.

What you can expect:

The Stoll Program highlights the benefits of a high-micronutrient approach to eating and will get you motivated to make simple, yet important, changes in your life. 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. You can also expect to leave the Immersion feeling great, looking healthy and being thankful for the opportunity that lies in front of you, and that’s a great feeling! Your time in Florida also includes:

  • Buffet-style, nutrient-rich healthy breakfasts, tasty mid-day lunches and delicious dinners and desserts. You’ll receive all the recipes from the week so you can make your meals at home!
  • Daily exercise and yoga sessions geared toward your fitness level.
  • Lectures, guest speakers, cooking and shopping demos, and group activities.
  • Hear first-hand from past Immersion participants who have literally changed their lives.
  • Access to medical staff, health coaches and fitness instructors.
  • Health screenings that include blood tests, body fat determination, weight, blood pressure, BMI and more.
  • Dance lessons and talent shows with some neat prizes for “exceptional” participation.
  • Meet and socialize with your fellow Team Members in a fun-filled setting.

Post-Immersion support:

  • Monthly calls with Dr. Stoll and fellow Immersionists
  • Private Facebook Group just for Stoll Immersionists to communicate and share

Location: The Naples Beach Hotel, Naples, FL
Dates: October 15-21, 2016
For more information visit: totalhealthimmersions.com


Available Spring 2017

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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 nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is also The New York Times best-selling author of “Eat to Live,” as well as the inventor of the ANDI scoring system used by Whole Foods Market. Based on his own clinical findings and research, he created the “Nutritarian” diet style which addresses food addiction, overeating behavior and food cravings.

What you can expect:

In this Immersion, Dr. Fuhrman and his team invite you to learn about nutrient density, the cornerstone of the Nutritarian way of eating, 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, the state of New Jersey, will include:

  • Delicious, expertly prepared Nutritarian meals, along with the corresponding recipes so you can make them at home.
  • Demonstrations, lectures and workshops.
  • Health screenings that include blood tests, antioxidant scores, body fat determination, weight, blood pressure, BMI and more.
  • One-on-one consults with Dr. Fuhrman and his medical staff.
  • Invigorating and informative exercise classes with Dr. Fuhrman.
  • Exciting activities, including a special excursion.
  • Fun entertainment, including a game show and talent contest.

Post-Immersion support:

  • One year of confidential, personalized sessions with one of Dr. Fuhrman’s medical associates /food addictions counselors
  • Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian planner and journal to track your progress
  • A two-year Platinum Membership to Dr. Fuhrman’s Member Center
  • Automatic enrollment into Dr. Fuhrman’s Challenge, where you track your results and are eligible to win cash prizes and an all-expenses paid trip for you and a guest to a future Dr. Fuhrman’s Health Getaway!

Location: The Dolce Resort, Basking Ridge, NJ
Dates: TBD
For more information visit: drfuhrman.com


Available Spring 2017

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Engine 2 Program

Rip Esselstyn invites you to a life-changing week that will give you an in-depth medical and nutritional education about why and how to adopt a plant-strong lifestyle. Rip created the Engine 2 Diet to help people to lose weight, lower their cholesterol levels, significantly reduce the risk of disease and become physically fit. Join Rip, his father Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. of the Cleveland Clinic, Stanford University psychologist Dr. Doug Lisle, and a host of other extraordinary experts for an exciting and informative adventure in the amazing high desert of Sedona, Arizona.

What you can expect:

Participants receive an extensive education about the powerful influence that diet has on the body’s health, as well as hands-on skills training on how to easily and affordably implement a plant-strong lifestyle in your own kitchen with your family. Your time in Arizona will also include:

  • Delicious, 100 percent plant-strong, all-you-can-eat buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Presentations and workshops offering in-depth explanations and demonstrations on the benefits of a healthy diet.
  • Shopping tips and cooking demonstrations with practical examples of how to continue this lifestyle at home.
  • Full access to medical staff, health coaches, chefs and fitness experts.
  • Daily supervised exercise and instruction.
  • Success stories from fellow Team Members.
  • Fun excursions, free time and support after the program.

Post-Immersion support:

  • Access to Engine 2 products at your local Whole Foods Market
  • Motivational 28-day Challenge
  • Online support, email encouragement and group conference calls

Location: Sedona Mago Retreat, Sedona, AZ
Dates: TBD
For more information visit: engine2diet.com and heartattackproof.com