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Lifestyle Medicine Summit Addresses Chronic Illness

June 29, San Clemente, CA – Metagenics Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on reducing chronic health conditions and improving health, announced that it is convening its first Lifestyle Medicine Summit on September 28-30, 2012, in Dana Point, California. 

July 9, 2012  By Massage Therapy Canada

landmark professional education event will bring together prominent leaders in
this rapidly growing field to share how science-based protocols can be
effectively applied in clinical practice to reduce or reverse chronic health
conditions and transform lives.

the world, the adoption of Western dietary habits, along with increasingly
sedentary lifestyles and poorly managed stress, has led to an epidemic of
chronic illnesses, such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease and
autoimmune diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, one out of two adult Americans has at least one chronic illness,
and chronic diseases contribute to seven out of 10 deaths in the U.S. 

known leaders in the field of lifestyle medicine, Jeffrey
, PhD, and Mark Hyman, MD, are
confirmed speakers, as well as John Gray,
PhD, bestselling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus


the worldwide epidemic of chronic disease impacting our health and our
economies, there’s no debating that lifestyle medicine is a powerful force that
cannot only help prevent, but also alleviate many of these illnesses,” said
Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACS, CNS,
chief science officer for Metagenics, Inc. “The Lifestyle
Medicine Summit is a unique opportunity to share advancements in lifestyle
medicine and nutrigenomic approaches that address and help delay or reverse the
onset of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, digestive issues, stress,
inflammation, hormones, and cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and
Parkinson’s disease.”

Lifestyle Medicine Summit will take place at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort
in Dana Point, Calif., on September 28-30, 2012.


To learn
more about the Metagenics University Lifestyle Medicine Summit and to register
for the event, visit
or call 800-692-9400.

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