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Mind-Body Bookshelf: Enjoy Every Sandwich

Every man dies– not every man really lives.
— William Ross Wallace

Several thoughts struck me after completing Lee Lipsenthal’s Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day As If It Were Your Last. One- this is one of those very precious books like Randy Pauch’s The Last Lecture that are sublime in their honesty, vitality, and sheer joie de vivre. And two- I wish I had met Lee. We emailed several times as publication approached. I hoped he would be able to do an author talk for the Center, sharing some of his wisdom and unique personality– but he passed away before that could happen.

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Alum Entrepreneur: Whole Foods Feeding Tube Formula

Ask any Food As Medicine graduate what their favorite thing about the program is and for sure their difficulty will be in choosing between the food and the people.  It’s a given that the education is superlative– science-based, heart-centered, practical and inspiring. FAM 2011 will make it an even dozen times we’ve presented it, and we have gotten very good at it, indeed.  Rebecca Katz is designing the food, so again, prepare to be both nourished and dazzled.  The people?  Robin Gentry McGee is a perfect example of our amazing attendees.

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Our Wonderful Alums: Mary-Beth in the Drip Room

Right after Food As Medicine in June 2010, we received the following email from a participant:

Thank you and the staff for an incredible experience.
It is still very alive for me. I came home and right away started
weekly food demonstrations at the oncology clinic
where I work.  Patients are loving it!

Peace & blessings,

Mary-Beth Charno, RN, BSN, HNB-BC, OCN
Linchitz Medical Wellness,Glen Cove, NY

This kind of email goes in my electronic folder labeled Cloud Nine. Seriously– what would you like to hear if you managed a nutrition training program for healthcare professionals?  The paycheck is not why we work late.  So I contacted Mary-Beth for details, and she was kind enough to share photos and recipes.

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