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Deanna Minich, Ph.D.

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Dr. Deanna Minich is an internationally-recognized teacher, author, scientist, speaker and artist. She has more than 20 years of diverse, well-rounded experience in the fields of nutrition and functional medicine, including clinical practice, research, product formulation, writing and education. Her doctoral (Ph.D.) research focused on essential fatty acid absorption and metabolism, and her Master of Science degree (M.S.) allowed her to explore the health benefits of the colorful, plant-based carotenoids. She has authored six books on health and wellness and over fifteen scientific publications. Currently, she is faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine and the University of Western States. She has developed an online certification program for health professionals so that they can apply the color-coded 7 Systems of Full-Spectrum Health in their practice. Her lectures are heard by patients and practitioners throughout the world. Dr. Minich’s passion is teaching a whole-self approach to nourishment and bridging the gaps between science, spirituality and art in medicine.

Lectures and Private Consultations for the 2018 Cruise

Lecture: 7 Ways to Holistically Detox
Detox is a centuries-old tradition of removing impurities from our environment and our bodies. Author, researcher and teacher, Dr. Deanna Minich, defines it as “removing all barriers to your optimal health.” In this presentation, she will provide you with 7 effective strategies to transform physical, emotional and mental toxins that stand in the way of your fullest potential.

Lecture: The Rainbow Diet
You may have heard that it’s important to “eat the rainbow!” Scientific research has demonstrated the essentiality of whole, plant-based foods for optimal nutrition. Dr. Deanna Minich, author of The Rainbow Diet, will provide the latest tips on what, how, and when to eat to maximize the outer rainbow of foods for your inner rainbow of healing.

Lecture: Top 10 Foods to Eat, Top 10 Foods to Avoid
We all know that health is personalized - what is good for one may not be good for all. However, there are some general guidelines about foods that are healthy and unhealthy that would be helpful for people to know. In this practical and lively presentation, nutrition researcher and author, Dr. Deanna Minich, shares with you her top 10 list of foods to eat and foods to avoid.

Doctors Q&A Panel: Cruisin’ for Knowledge ‒ Using a Plant-Based Diet to Support Health and Avoid Risks, hosted by Sandy Pukel
Don’t miss this motivational, inspiring and informative Q&A with plant-based diet luminaries Drs. Michael Greger, Joel Kahn, Michael Klaper, Lawrence Kushi and Deanna Minich, facilitated by cruise director Sandy Pukel. This is your chance to get all your questions answered. Whether you have been practicing a plant-based lifestyle for years or are just getting your feet wet, these experts can take you to the next level. Get the real scoop on living well, eating well and taking control of your health.

Basic Holistic Health Consultation - $375/person, 60 min.
This involves a basic workup of your health history, including diet and lifestyle, with recommendations for improvements. You will discuss your overall health questions, needs, and concerns with Dr. Deanna Minich, who will provide nutritional, lifestyle and personal growth strategies.

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