Best-selling author Dr. Dean Ornish to lecture at Asheville Community Theatre, March 27

Event description

From MAHEC:

Forbes calls Dr. Dean Ornish “one of the seven most powerful teachers in the world,” and he was selected as one of the “TIME 100″ in integrative medicine. Join the best-selling author as he explores the relationship between the food you put into your body and its influence over chronic disease and aging. Learn about sustainable nutritional practices, agriculture, local food and farm-to-table practices that are not only good for you, but good for the planet.

For over 34 years Dr. Ornish has directed clinical research demonstrating that comprehensive lifestyle changes may begin to reverse severe coronary heart disease, without drugs or surgery. Ornish is founder and president of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute and is currently Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

Small plates using locally sourced ingredients and organic wines available at 6pm. Book signing to follow lecture.

Asheville Community Theatre, Thursday, March 27th. Tickets $45.00. Click here to see the event link/purchase tickets.


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