The Heart of the Matter
Feb
23
5:30 PM17:30

The Heart of the Matter

  • 4150 Chesswood Drive North York, ON, M3J 2B9 Canada (map)
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DINNER WITH THE DOCTOR is a community dinner featuring a delicious and healthy plant-based food and a short informative health talk on lifestyle medicine.

 

Everyone welcome!

  • Delicious fully plant-based food

  • Learn about the power of lifestyle medicine

  • Network with community members, doctors and health professionals

  • Prizes

  • Family-friendly (kids are welcome!)

 

Presentation topic
The Heart of the Matter
Heart disease need not exist. By living an optimal lifestyle, heart disease can be prevented, effectively treated, and even reversed. In this talk, you’ll learn the fascinating science showing how certain features of a healthy lifestyle - especially plant-based diets - can be used to reverse heart disease and the little-known link between oral health and the heart.

Presenters

Dr. Shanny Chang, DDS is a dentist practicing wholistic dentistry at the Junction Family Dental Care. She's commited to providing compassion and quality dental care using a whole-person, natural approach. To learn more about her practice, visit: http://thejunction.dentist/


Dr. George Cho, ND, MFSc, CEP, is Medical Director of Pathways To Wholeness Lifestyle MedicineNorth York Lifestyle Medicine Clinic and Junction Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. He is a Naturopathic Doctor and a Certified Exercise Physiologist who focuses on preventing and treating health conditions using lifestyle medicine. Dr. Cho is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and Obesity Canada. He is also a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, the professional medical association for physicians, medical professionals, health professionals and those with professional careers devoted to advancing the mission of lifestyle medicine.

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dinner-with-the-doctor-the-heart-of-the-matter-tickets-55527994727

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GLOW with Lifestyle Medicine
Nov
3
5:30 PM17:30

GLOW with Lifestyle Medicine

  • 4150 Chesswood Drive North York, ON, M3J 2B9 Canada (map)
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This is part of our on-going Dinner with the Doctor program. Dinner with the Doctor features a full plant-based dinner meal + a health seminar by a doctor. This particular session will look at how lifestyle medicine can help people with various aesthetic aspects of health, in particular, the skin.

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Taking the Pressure Off: Rethinking the definition, prevention and treatment of hypertension
Sep
8
3:00 PM15:00

Taking the Pressure Off: Rethinking the definition, prevention and treatment of hypertension

New scientific advances and corresponding changes have been made in the way we define and address hypertension. Find out what those are!

The talk is the sixth in a 6-part series on lifestyle medicine. The session will include a lecture and time for interactive Q and A. 

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Diabetes Clinic: Northern Ontario
Aug
5
to Aug 10

Diabetes Clinic: Northern Ontario

One of the core principles of Dr Cho is to reach under-served areas with whole-person, naturopathic lifestyle medicine. We call this: Compassion. In keeping with this, Dr Cho and Pathways to Wholeness: North York Lifestyle Medicine Clinic will be participating in a week-long free diabetes clinic and health education initiative for indigenous Canadians living in and near the Lac Seul Reserve in Northern Ontario (Near Sioux Lookout). 

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Diabetes: Can it be Reversed?
Aug
4
3:00 PM15:00

Diabetes: Can it be Reversed?

Contrary to popular opinion, there is scientific evidence to suggest diabetes is not a permanent condition. Find out how you or your loved ones can prevent and also reverse diabetes.

The talk is the fifth in a 6-part series on lifestyle medicine. The session will include a lecture and time for interactive Q and A. 

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Free Clinic - Compassion Health
Jul
8
to Jul 9

Free Clinic - Compassion Health

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Dr Cho will be partnering with GYC Eastern Canada's "Compassion Health" program to host a free naturopathic clinic in downtown Toronto on July 08 - 09. The clinic will be offering free hydrotherapy sessions and full 30 to 60 minute initial naturopathic consultations; Free of charge!

Venue: Courtyard Marriott Toronto downtown: 575 Bay st, Toronto, ON, M5G 2L2

Registration: To secure your spot, fill out the online intake form. Click here 

Spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

 

Schedule:  12:30 - 6:00 pm. The clinic will call you to book your spot.

 

 

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Let Lifestyle be thy Medicine
Apr
7
4:00 PM16:00

Let Lifestyle be thy Medicine

  • 7 Elinor Avenue Scarborough, ON, M1R 3H1 Canada (map)
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The first talk in a six-part series on how lifestyle is medicine. 
This session will discuss a need for a paradigm shift in the way we think about and address chronic diseases because our current system is failing far too many individuals.

This will be a highly educational and practical presentation and will include a Q and A session. 

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SPARK!: Why the student needs to exercise
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

SPARK!: Why the student needs to exercise

Date: January 27th
Location: Western University
Hosts: Western Adventist Students Association (WASA)
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Description: The university years often sees a decline in the physical activity levels of young people. The pressures of assignments and exams often means that physical activity is relegated to the back seat. However, science has been discovering the incredible benefits that physical activity has for brain functioning. Given this incredible new research that is emerging, could it be possible students should be taking physical activity more seriously? 

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