Events

 Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) Vegan Cooking Workshop 

Dates: 

Monday, October 28,

Sunday, November 3 (NEW DATE!)

Time:  6:30-8pm

Cost:  $25 includes full meal, demonstration, health lecture

  • Monday, October 28–Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease (and other chronic illnesses–a class nobody should miss! )
  • Sunday, November 3–Surviving and thriving through the holidays.  How to eat healthy and maintain good lifestyle habits. Cancer, Chronic disease & cardiovascular disease prevention.  Scientifically backed, evidence based diet.

Volunteer opportunities from 4:30pm-8:30pm (Nov 3 only–contact Heidi through website)

Register for Workshop below

October 28:  Simple and delicious WFPB food demos to help you incorporate healthy foods into your diet.  Full meal and structured PowerPoint health presentation on Prevention and Reversal of Heart Disease. Meal & Presentation 6:30pm-8pm.

November 3  NEW DATE:   Taste, see, learn about WFPB nutrition advantages and how to manage the holidays.  Simple food to prepare, share and eat.  How to cook on a budget and manage meals that are nutrient dense with lower calories than typical holiday fare.  Specific heart healthy nutrition and menu items will be demonstrated, sampled along with a structured health presentation on good nutrition and lifestyle habits through the holiday season will be presented.

REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP October 28:  Workshop Info &  Registration REQUIRED here

REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP November 3:   Workshop Info &  Registration REQUIRED here Nov. 3

Presentations will be given by Heidi Domke, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, a certificate holder of  the Plant Based Nutrition course from Cornell University and Family Physician Dr. Herb Domke, BA, MD, MPH, health educator for 40+ years in greater Victoria.  Learn about nutrition and lifestyle choices that can help prevent and even reverse heart disease and other chronic diseases.

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s Story:  Prevent & Reverse Cardiovascular Disease–From Steak to Plant-based Diet

Dr. Michael Greger:  Why He Became a Doctor and Practice Lifestyle Medicine


Label Reading
(Whole Foods Market @ Uptown)

FREE

November 4, 2019

5pm-6pm and 6pm-7pm

More information and FREE tickets:

November 4 from 5-6pm

Nov. 4 Label Reading & Tour 6-7pm


The GAME CHANGERS

Coming FALL 2019

Executive Producers:

James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan

Directed by Oscar®-winning documentary filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic, and Chris Paul, The Game Changers tells the story of James Wilks — elite Special Forces trainer and The Ultimate Fighter winner — as he travels the world on a quest to uncover the optimal diet for human performance.

Showcasing elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes, what James discovers permanently changes his understanding of food and his definition of true strength.

Official Trailer:  The GAME CHANGERS

FREE TICKET REQUIRED  SEATING IS LIMITED!

Ticket release coming soon! 

Sign-up to be notified:  The GAME CHANGERS movie screening notification

Lifestyle Medicine physicians and a registered nurse will provide health education as part of this event.


Young adults eating foodThrive Dinner exclusively for
College, University & Foreign Students

FREE FOR STUDENTS–COMING AGAIN THIS FALL 2019

Our delicious, free student dinner is a great place to meet new people or bring a friend while learning about health.  Taste, see, learn from health educators (registered nurse and physician) and receive handouts of recipes, health information presented and ask questions.  Enjoy a plant-based meal for the first time or as part of your daily routine.  We know you’ll love the food and fellowship.  Have an opportunity to ask your diet, health and lifestyle questions while interacting with healthcare professionals and expand your knowledge about health.     FREE ticket required.  Seating is limited!

Lifestyle Medicine physicians and a registered nurse will provide health education as part of this event.


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FREE! 

TBA

9:30am-10:30am

Beachfront Walk

We’re partners with Doctors of BC to bring you this Walk with your Doc.  A family physician with a Masters in Public Health will be joining us.  Coming soon…a Cardiac Surgeon too!

Join us for a medium paced walk from Oak Bay Marina to Willows Beach round trip.  Meet new friends and learn more about health while we walk.  Your opportunity to be interactive with your doc!

Sign-up so we know you’re coming!   (Directions where to meet with ticket)

FREE Tickets


Coming in soon…

  • Optimize Your Brain–6 week course (2 hours per week 6:30pm-8:30pm Optimize Your Brain Introduction Video
  • Diabetes Undone–4 week condensed course (2.5 hours per week 3pm-5:30pm, Sunday’s Diabetes Undone Intro Video  *Note some statistics are given in US measure.  We will provide Canadian numbers as well. Course has been taught in Canada, USA, and Guam.  The dietitian in the series is Brenda Davis, RD–a world renowned author, speaker, and former head of the American Registered Dietitian Vegetarian Society.  She is a well respected authority on nutrition and is from Kelowna, BC, Canada.
  • Depression & Anxiety Recovery--8 week course (2 hours per week 6:30pm-8:30pm on Sunday’s)  NDRP Introduction from Director and The Effects of Depression and/or Anxiety

Dinner with the Doctor–Think Green Supper Club

Space is limited!  Register early to avoid disappointment.   (Wait listed guests may get a spot 24 hours before event if there is a cancellation.)  We SELL OUT every month.

We will feature whole food, plant-based Fall inspired food.  This event will be amazing!

Reserve your spot today!  

Join us for an amazing evening and explore a whole food, plant-based diet.
$16 includes transaction fee, registration online.   

Wait list enabled when event is full.  Please include your phone number, as we will call you when a spot is available and email registration link.  Thank you for your consideration!

Taste, Learn, Share @ our educational dinner with the doctor

TICKET REQUIRED:  TBA

Lifestyle Medicine physicians and a registered nurse will provide health education as part of this event.