The Plant Strong Club Jan. 6, 2020 Meeting

Greetings!

Our next meeting is just around the corner – tomorrow night, in fact. We’ll be meeting at Natural Grocers at 6 p.m. and we’re eager to hear from Marina Ivanovsky, one of our members who was recently certified in lifestyle medicine! She’s going to share about a conference pertaining to same which she attended where Drs. Michael Greger and McDougall presented, as well as describe exactly what is involved with lifestyle medicine, and answer any questions we may have. Marina’s bio:

Marina Ivanovsky MSN, APRN, FNP- C

Marina Ivanovsky is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified  by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a diplomat of American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is an active member of American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine. 

Since graduating from UAMS in the top of the class she has worked in Family and Aesthetic healthcare settings for over 17 years taking care of patients with chronic and acute illnesses. 

Marina’s passion for optimum health and desire to address the underlying cause of chronic disease of her patients led her to become interested in Lifestyle Medicine and Plant Based Whole Food Nutrition. 

For the last two years she has been working with patients to prevent and reverse chronic disease, reach their ideal body weight and achieve maximum balance by using an evidence – based lifestyle medicine approach. 

Marina practices what she preaches and enjoys sharing her recipes with patients, taking them on grocery store tours and spreading the word about optimizing health in the Arkansas community. 

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Much gratitude to Quinyatta Mumford for an excellent presentation last month. Click here for access to her handout re Assessing Your Life Balance and Curvy Consciousness, and here for more information on her website. We also heard some exciting news from Stephanie Spencer and Alicia Watson regarding their upcoming program Plant Based Transformation for Beginners. Click on the link for details and to register.

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Lots of other whole food, plant-based lifestyle activities happening, including a livestreaming presentation by Dr. Michael Greger Evidence-Based Weight Loss. Click here to purchase a ticket. Please go to our calendar, click on any events of interest, and find links to details. And, let me know if I’ve missed or mis-reported anything. (Picture of calendar – links not active here)

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To your health and well-being!

Kellie & Cathy

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