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An East-West Nutritional Assessment Based on the 7 Systems of Health: A General Primer with Dr. Deanna Minich, PhD

Color can change lives; it influences us, it can change our feelings and may even change our behavior. Dr. Deanna Minich has created a set of 7 colorful systems, “The 7 Systems of Health”, so we may “Think in color, eat in color and live in color”! Dr. Minich integrates Eastern traditions and Western sciences to bring us methods of nutritional assessment.

Hawthorn University Holistic Health and Nutrition Webinar Series welcomes back Dr. Deanna Minich, PhD for her presentation An East-West Nutritional Assessment Based on the 7 Systems of Health: A General Primer.

The 7 Systems of Health is an approach to bring together your body, mind, emotions, foods, and lifestyle habits to help you with your health and wellness needs through color.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

• To understand how to integrate Eastern traditions (the energetics) and Western science (the pathways) as it relates to methods of nutritional assessment;
• To learn about the 7 Systems of Health: their definition and application in clinical practice;
• To be able to apply at least two tools in a nutritional practice.

Dr. Minich will also cover some basic clinical patterns and science associations, including:

• Leaky gut and leaky skin;
• Tending to the skin with food;
• What your nails say about your nutrition;
• Understanding fatty acids on a lab panel;
• What carotenoids have to do with ovarian health;
• What the location of body fat says about hormones;
• How to track dietary diversity;
• Signs of aging and how to optimize health.

Dr. Deanna Minich (pronounced DEE-A-nuh MIN-ik) is a health educator, researcher, and author with more than twenty years of experience in nutrition, mind-body health, medical science, and functional medicine. Her passion is bringing forth a colorful whole-self approach to nourishment and bridging the gaps between science, soul, and art in medicine.

Click Here for a PDF copy of the webinar slides.

Click Here for a copy of Dr. Minich’s article A Review of the Science of Colorful, Plant-Based Food and Practical Strategies for Eating the Rainbow.

Download the Eat the Rainbow Tool Kit here:

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.