Date & Time
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Drew DiVittorio, Dipl, (NCAAOM)
Herbs, whole foods, and medicinal mushrooms are powerful natural medicines to build and balance our life-force energy, regenerate our internal organs, strengthen our immune system, and prevent disease.
Topics covered in this course include:
- food cures for common ailments such as digestive and immune system disorders, respiratory and cardiovascular problems, and allergies, and for pain management
- the effects of food on mood and emotional well-being
- the extraordinary health benefits of mushrooms such as reishi, shitake and maitake (and recipes to prepare them)
- the importance of seasonal eating in Asian medical traditions
- healthy weight loss
- longevity-promoting foods and detoxification
Drew will assess participants individually to help design a personalized diet and herbal program.
A Weekly Class
(3 Sessions) Wednesdays, May 23 – June 6, 2018, 8:00 – 10:00 pm
Member $95/ Non-members $115
New York Open Center
Drew DiVittorio is a nutritional consultant who maintains a private practice in Chinese Medicine and the Taoist Healing. He is currently the founder and primary instructor at the New York Institute of Herbal Medicine & Nutrition, a one-year professional training program in classical Chinese herbology and nutrition. Drew was an adjunct associate professor at the University of Bridgeport Acupuncture Institute for 10 years, is currently on the teaching staff at the New York Open Center, and teaches in the Green Medicine program. He lectures nationally on nutrition and Chinese medicine and has been featured on Good Day New York, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, and Alive & Wellness with Carol Martin. Drew is also a popular speaker at colleges, hospitals, senior communities, and Fortune 500 companies. His speaking credits include Xymogen, Metagenics, New York University, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York Medical College, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Ronald McDonald House and Gilda’s Club.