Common Sense Nutrition: What’s Right, What’s Wrong, and What to do About It

Location: AOMA Mind-Body Center 4701 West Gate Blvd, 78745

From: May 3, 2014 at 9:00am to: 2:00pm



Nutrition advice is so confusing — should we go vegan? Paleo? Atkins? The Zone? Why do research studies contradict each other? Americans die younger and have more health problems than any other rich nation, despite spending twice as much on health care. What’s changed that’s caused American health to go into such a decline? Learn what you can do to undo the damage and how to regain your health to avoid the degenerative diseases that plague so many people. 

About the Instructor:

Marlene Merritt received her Masters degree in Oriental Medicine in 2000 and is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. She is licensed both by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and by the New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and is nationally board certified by the NCCAOM. She is an Applied Clinical Nutritionist, with a separate certification in Bariatric Science and Counseling, and is currently studying for her Masters degree in Human Nutrition, graduating in 2014. She has a regular column in Acupuncture Today and other publications about nutrition. In addition to a full-time clinical practice, she lectures nationally to healthcare practitioners all over the U.S. and Canada on issues ranging from diabetes, endocrine dysfunction, cardiovascular issues, blood chemistry, nutrition, and nutrition research.