SHINE Conference: Scientific and Holistic Investigation of Nutritional Endocrinology Conference with Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo – 2017 – SPEAKERS

Meet Our SHINE Conference Leader

Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN

Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo - Nutritional Endocrinology SpecialistDr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is passionately committed to transforming our current broken disease-care system into a true health care system where each and every practitioner is skilled at finding the root cause of health challenges and using ancient healing wisdom married with modern scientific research to restore balance.

As the founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, Dr. Ritamarie specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore balance to hormones with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal, and insulin imbalances. Her practitioner training programs empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause of health issues by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the master controller.

Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certifications in Acupuncture, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, and HeartMath®. She’s also a certified living foods chef, instructor, and coach, and she has trained and certified hundreds of others in the art of using palate-pleasing, whole fresh food as medicine.

A best-selling author, speaker, and internationally recognized nutrition and women’s health authority with over 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Ritamarie offers online courses, long-distance coaching and counseling, and deeply empowering and informative live events. Her wildly popular practitioner certification program empowers health and wellness professionals to unravel the mystery of their clients’ complex health challenges, so they become known as go-to practitioners for true healing and lasting results.

Meet Our SHINE Conference
Food As Medicine Guest Experts

It is my great honor and pleasure to bring you my panel of Special Guest Experts that I’ve handpicked over many of my amazing colleagues, due to their expertise in distinct areas of foods, medicine, and health. Confirmations are still underway, so watch this page for exciting updates!

Dr. Deanna Minich – Why Food Alone is Not Enough: How to Connect Nutrition to Nourishment

Dr. Deanna Minich

  • Creativity is required for healing.
  • Color can heal one’s life.
  • Flow is a healing element in anyone’s encounter with clients.
  • Just like our genes, everyone has a personalized form of creativity; Dr. Minich calls it one’s “creative DNA”.
  • Helping others to heal requires that we are open to the flow of a therapeutic process.
  • The healing arts requires engagement, listening, storytelling, myth, and metaphor; the private practice alludes to labs, biomarkers, uncovering, solution-seeking, and linearity.

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’s degree (M.S.) allowed her to explore the health benefits of the colorful, plant-based carotenoids.

She has authored five 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.

Dr. Tom O’Bryan – Healing from Autoimmunity: Which Foods, Which Nutrients, Which Partners

Dr Tom O'Bryan

  • Regain health and vitality being on the Autoimmune spectrum requires informative selective choices. We will dial down how to determine what will work for you and your clients.

Dr. Tom O’Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in the complications of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, and Autoimmune Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines.

He is the founder of He is the visionary behind the paradigm-shifting The Gluten Summit – A Grain of Truth, bringing together 29 of the world’s experts on the gluten connection to diseases, disorders, a wide-range of symptoms and ages.


Dr. Anna Cabeca – Food as Medicine for Female Hormone Balance & Sexual Health: The Innocent Bystander to Gut Health Issues

Dr. Anna Cabeca

  • Gut and the Sexual health connection
  • Nutrition fundamentals to improve hormones and sexual health
  • Sexual health is about more than just sex
  • 3 steps to improving vaginal health

Dr. Anna Cabeca, the researcher and developer behind Mighty Maca™ Greens, is a board certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, as well as board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, an expert in Functional Medicine, and an expert in women’s health. She specializes in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives, successful menopause, and age management medicine.

Dr. Cabeca frequently lectures nationally and internationally regarding restorative health and women’s health issues. She is a consultant and trainer for other physicians in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Functional Medicine Principles.

She is the co-creator of the Sexy Younger You! telesummit and the creator of the highly acclaimed virtual transformational programs: and Her all new program launched in June 2016.

Dr. David Weinthal – Chinese Medicine Food Principles – Understanding Foods that Nourish Your Clients Constitutions

Dr. Anna Cabeca

  • Understand Basic Chinese Medicine Constitution Types
  • Understanding Food Choices
  • Recognizing Deficiencies and Foods that Nourish the Constitution Elements

David Weinthal, DOM, LAc, is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a Licensed Acupuncturist. Dr. Weinthal is passionate about empowering his patients to achieve optimal health using natural medicine. He has trained extensively both in the United States (Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, Academy of Five Elements) and China (Beijing University Hospital); has over 17 years of experience as an acupuncturist; and is a Master Herbalist, raw food chef, and spiritual teacher. Using an eclectic approach, he combines the best of acupuncture, herbal medicine, food as medicine, and esoteric healing to transform not only your health, but also your spirit.

Dr Weinthal is the founder and creator of the online High Vibrational Living Summit, a series of 36 interviews with experts on health, wellness, and spirituality. He also authored an e-book and instructional video, Awakening the Soul, on stress reduction using Qigong and meditation..

Steph Jackson – Using the “Right” Fermented Foods to Balance and Heal your Client’s Gut

Steph Jackson

  • How to know when your client is using the “Wrong” probiotics for their body
  • When to change probiotic supplements
  • How to help your clients gain diversity
  • The top beneficial bacteria that combat IBS and SIBO
  • Three easy recipes to CUSTOMIZE to your client’s unique digestive issues

Steph Jackson Crave Conscious yogurt company founder, teacher, and writer guides revolutionary health enthusiasts and educators as they change the face of personal care and health care by rebuilding their digestion and immunity with functional probiotics and nutrition.

She loves wildcrafting, fermenting, and geeking out just a little in her programs and personal life. After healing her own chronic pain and fatigue, she is a fierce friend and mentor for you to do the same for yourself and your clients.


Toni St. Clair – 3 Mindset Strategies to FINALLY Shift Your Clients’ Eating Habits!

Toni St. Clair

  • Learn how to identify what’s eating them, not just what they’re eating.
  • Learn the subtle and not so subtle signs of self-sabotage and how to guide your clients to successfully overcome them.
  • Learn how to guide your clients from eating a “perfect diet” to eating what is perfect for them so they can make changes that stick.

Toni St. Clair is a functional nutrition coach, plant-based nutrition educator, wellness consultant, and motivational speaker. She is an expert in guiding people to transition to transformation She has received multiple but interrelated certifications as a live food chef and instructor, plant-based nutrition educator, hatha yoga teacher, and natural eyesight improvement teacher, and she is currently a certification candidate at the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology. Toni is the creator and host of the popular 2015 Your Life In Balance Summit and the companion Your Life In Balance Go-To Guide.

Toni has the skills, training, and tools to help you balance your health and transform your life by meeting you where you are to get you where you want to be. Her approach is to provide her clients with skills and resources to make sustainable changes in a manner and pace that is affordable and practical.

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S H I N E 2017 Food as medicine in Holistic Health Care: Your Recipe for a Fulfilling and Thriving Practice

I understand that when I enroll as a SHINE VIP, I’ll receive:

  • SHINE Conference - VIP meals3 full days of live training sessions with Dr. Ritamarie, and her carefully-selected guest speakers specializing in functional medicine and food-based solutions
  • Worksheets, recipes and sample plans for incorporating food as medicine into your practice right away
  • Digital access to all slides, charts and handouts
  • Done for you protocol sheets
  • Opportunities to practice yoga, meditation, and fitness
  • Food making demos, including instruction on how to incorporate food demos into your practice
  • Invaluable networking and connection opportunities: Make new friends, build your professional network, and share ideas with like-minded holistic health practitioners.
  • SHINE lanyard VIP 350x350Revitalizing and delicious, whole-food, plant-based meals all weekend long (Foods will be organic as much as possible, including living foods and cooked options at all meals, and all meals are free from gluten, dairy, sugar, refined ingredients and all common allergens)
    • Breakfast: All 3 days
    • Lunch: All 3 days
    • Dinner: Friday and Saturday
  • VIP-Only Private Breakfast Spotlight Coaching and Q&A Session
  • Saturday Evening Reception: A chance to mingle with Dr. Ritamarie and her guest speakers and get your questions answered
  • A pre-conference online Clinical Success Mastery Preparation Workshop with Dr. Ritamarie
  • 2 post-conference online Strategic Implementation Workshops with Dr. Ritamarie and guest experts in using food as medicine
  • NEW Bonus: Post-SHINE LIVE Workshop: “Nutrigenomics and Methylation Advanced Strategies”
  • NEW Bonus: Post SHINE Online Training: “How To Create An Online Food Demo Class That Attracts Your Ideal Clients And Enrolls Them Into Your Coaching Programs”
  • AND a very special VIP goodie bag

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Conference Only — $997

Online Livestream Webcast — $397

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Cancellation Policy: Due to the cost of meal and material arrangements, should I cancel less than 30 days in advance or not show up, I will forfeit the ticket price.