Nutrition Workshop

Is something eating you? Or is it something you're eating?

The Role of Nutrition in Mental/Emotional & Physical Health

Sponsored by

The Ohio Department of Mental Health, Insight Learning & Wellness Center and David Santoro Ph.D.

An innovative workshop for health practitioners and those interested in advancements in nutrition  

Friday, July 29 from 9:00am - 5:00 pm
hosted by INSIGHT Learning & Wellness Center 


You are invited to learn how advances in nutrition, food selection and preparation can help prevent and reduce major diseases.   

Workshop content features diet and lifestyle breakthroughs you need to know.   

Topics to be covered
  •     Recent research into ways to reverse major disease through diet & lifestyle changes
  •     Learn what your lab results don't tell your doctor
  •     The food/brain connection: Poor nutrition & addictive behaviors
  •     The alkaline diet:  What it is, why it works & how to get started
  •     Super foods: What they are & how to incorporate them into your daily life

Featuring a Panel of Experts
  •     Tom Frazier, Living Foods Chef
  •     Martha Hackett MD
  •     Margaret McKenzie, MD, OBGYN, Co-Author of YOU: Having a Baby with Dr. Oz
  •     David Santoro Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist
  •     Cindy Wheatcraft, Ph Diet Coach

Margaret McKenzie, MD, is a licensed OB/GYN and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and Case School of Medicine for the last 17 years. She uses an integrative approach to the care of the female patient. Her passionate interests include using the "Food as Medicine" approach to the care of her patients and helping patients achieve long term weight management as they age. Dr. McKenzie co-authored YOU: Having a Baby with Dr Oz which provided her new insights into the growing field of epigenetics and how it changes our approach to helping patients manage their risk factors for disease. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Women's Health and blogs for and Discovery
Dr. Santoro is a licensed  psychologist and holistic therapist who maintains a private practice in Beachwood Ohio and utilizes nutritional guidelines to address a host of mental/emotional problems.  He is a National Board Certified Fellow Hypnotherapist and a member of the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists.  Dr. Santoro is a reviewer for the Journal of Mental Health Counseling and a Professor Emeritus at Cleveland State University.

Martha Hackett, MD is a family practice physician and owner of Bijou Medi Spa and Hackett Medical Group. Dr. Hackett graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1979 and has been practicing family medicine in Mentor for over 30 years.

Tom Frazier is a lifestyle coach and living food chef with more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant, retail and food production industries. He has extensive experience in the study of raw and vegan food preparation and lifestyle and has shared his knowledge through seminars over the past 10 years. He is committed to collaboration with sustainable local businesses that positively impact the citizens of Northeast Ohio.

Cindy Wheatcraft is the owner of the Creative Healing Center in Chagring Falls and a Ph Miracle Diet Coach. She is  an expert on the alkaline diet, having been educated under Dr. Robert Young, developer of the Ph Miracle Diet.
Course Objectives

Upon Completion of this Course the Participant will be able to:
  • Define the term Wellness and its measurements beyond typical laboratory testing
  • Understand the basis of disease and describe the possibilities for disease prevention and reversal through diet, superfoods and lifestyle.
  • Describe the impact of food on the neurochemistry on the brain.
  • Understand the importance of a nutritional assessment as it relates to addiction or substance abuse problems.
  • Explain the differences between an alkaline and acidic diet and the emotional and physical impact of each and methods of preparation.
Workshop Details

Friday, July 29, 2011 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

  • $95 by July 28th
  • $100 at the door
Call 216.765.4470 to register

Lunch Option:
Join Chef Tom and watch him whip up a great alkaline lunch for $10.00 fee. Or feel free to bring a lunch.

Insight Learning and Wellness Center
25901 Emery Road, Cleveland, OH 44128