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Food for Thought: Food as Medicine

PRESENTED BY Farshad Fani Marvasti | Mar 30, 2018
10 MINS

“It is certain,” the Baha'i teachings say, “that in this wonderful new age the development of medical science will lead to the doctors’ healing their patients with foods.” Those words from Abdu’l-Baha inspired Dr. Farshad Marvasti to become a physician, and to focus his practice on healing through diet. Join him as he explores the Baha'i principle of the agreement of science and religion, and examines the implications of that principle for curing and preventing disease through our dietary practices. For more information you can visit www.doctorshad.com.

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Dr. Shad is a Stanford trained physician leader and medical educator. Dr. Shad has undertaken research, published articles and medical textbook chapters on disease prevention, nutrition and complementary and alternative medicine since 1997. As a practicing physician who is inspired by the Bahá'í Teachings on...

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  • Grace J. Keene
    Feb 6, 2020
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    This talk rocks. I love all of the key points. It is absolutely wonderful to hear someone of this caliber talking about this very important subject. Thank you so very much!
  • Apr 4, 2018
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    Loved this wonderful talk with powerful quotes and guidance! Thank you, Dr. Shad, for dedicating your life to world health on many levels!
  • Madlen Connor
    Apr 3, 2018
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    Thank you so very much Dr. Farshar Marvasti.
  • Apr 2, 2018
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    What a fantastic talk, giving us the message of wellbeing through following the advice in the Bahá'í-writings AND of course your brillant ”food as medicine“-talk. Simply the best combination!
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