Healing, Weight Loss and Chocolate

November 2, 2018
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD

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Join Luis Arrondo, DC, as he discusses the hidden connections between health, illness, and well-being as revealed in his book “Wolves, Gardens, and Chocolate.” Through a deep understanding of the interconnection between our tissues, organs, mind and life experiences, we can break through obesity issues, and many chronic illnesses, Based on over 20 years of clinical experiences with patients and as well as extensive medical research, he outlines connections between our molecular, biomechanical, psychological as well as spiritual dynamics. Learn how these are intertwined in ways that can help us to move beyond frustrating barriers to chronic health issues. He describes his approach to weight loss as “Fix the body to fix the fat” Through his multifactorial approach which involves finding the cause underlying conditions, his patients have achieved sustained weight loss without hunger or discomfort. He also teaches them how to lose weight by eating chocolate – twice a day

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Susan Downs, MD

Susan Downs, MD

Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.

Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.

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