It is increasingly clear that our food system drives crises in diverse but interconnected areas — chronic disease and its global economic burden, the environmental degradation of soil and water, climate change, the achievement gap in education, poverty, violence and social justice. Our commodity rich, ultra-processed, high glycemic diet is the single biggest driver of chronic disease in the 21st century. It is increasingly clear that the health of our global citizens, the health of nations depends on disruptive innovations that reimagine our current food system from the field to fork. We will explore a reimagined food system that unburdens the economy and humans from chronic disease, protects the environment, reverses climate change and creates a world of healthy children and citizens.
This special public lecture is part of the 17th Annual Natural Supplements Conference, hosted by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Booking signing to follow.
Cost for the lecture is $20 per person, or $30 for two people.
Mark Hyman, MD, has devoted his life to helping others discover optimal health and address the root causes of chronic disease through the power of Functional Medicine. Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in the field of Functional Medicine. He is the founder and director of The UltraWellness Center, the Head of Strategy and Innovation at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, an eleven-time New York Times best-selling author, and Board President for Clinical Affairs for The Institute for Functional Medicine. He is the host of one of the leading health podcasts, The Doctor’s Farmacy. Dr. Hyman is a regular medical contributor several television shows and networks, including CBS This Morning, Today, Good Morning America, The View, and CNN. He is also an advisor and guest co-host on The Dr. Oz Show.
- Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
- San Diego, CA 921223777 La Jolla Village Dr.
Date and time
Fri, Jan 24, 2020
7:30 pm - 9 pm