- Complete Guide to Therapeutic Fasting 1h 56min
Complete Guide to Therapeutic Fasting
What You'll Learn
- Benefits of fasting
- How to start and stop a fast
- Different types of fasts
- Contraindications to fasting
Fasting is one of the oldest, most tried and true methods for helping the body heal. Using therapeutic fasting as a tool was foundational in early naturopathic philosophy. In this course, Dr. Russell Marz overviews all that you need to know for a therapeutic fast, including the benefits, the different types of fasts, contraindications to fasting, and the correct way to start and stop a fast.
Russell B. Marz, ND, LAc received his B.S. in Food & Nutrition in 1979 from BSU in New York. In 1983 he earned his doctorate at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR and his masters degree in Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in 1994.
Dr. Marz has taught both basic science and clinical nutrition since 1988 as a professor of nutrition at NCNM, Western States Chiropractic College, SW College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He published a 600 page textbook “Medical Nutrition from Marz” in 1997 and the 2nd edition in 2003. He is currently the medical director at the Tabor Hill Clinic in Portland, Oregon. In 2015 he was inducted into the NUNM naturopathic hall of fame.