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Broken Healthcare

By Jennifer Pickett

Hear a doctor's perspective on what is wrong with our health care system and learn about a positive solution found in Functional Medicine. Join me as I have an honest conversation with Dr. Carol Villanueva, a board-certified Internal Medicine physician who has a passion for using functional and lifestyle medicine to address the root cause of chronic disease. _______________________________________ Today’s Guest: Dr. Carol Villanueva Dr. Carol Villanueva is a board certified internist with a passion for using functional and lifestyle medicine to address the root cause of chronic disease. She completed her bachelor’s of arts in psychology from Boston College. This was followed by a year of volunteer social service in Portland, Oregon helping people with HIV and AIDS. She then attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University obtaining a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and a master’s degree in Public Health. After graduation she did her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. She was chosen as Chief Resident with Dr. Cory Rice, her partner in practice, and together, they bring a more lifestyle based approach to traditional care. _______________________________________ Host: Jennifer Pickett One of the country’s leading dietitians, Jennifer Pickett has just announced that she will be launching a brand new podcast focusing on healthy living, holistic self-care, and encouragement. Jennifer has a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Southern Mississippi and will be giving away free tips to her listeners that she has given to countless clients as a health and wellness expert for the past twenty-three years. Jennifer’s journey began after getting frustrated with her own health journey so she decided to dig deep and see what she was missing. What she discovered was a very lopsided approach to healthy living. It’s very common for people to simply rely on a diet, an exercise routine, or a supplement. This one-sided approach simply leads to frustration and doesn’t fully address the whole body and holistic health. Jennifer quickly identified barriers that were holding her back from living life to the fullest. By addressing those obstacles, she started to see the beauty of harmony between body, mind, and soul. During her personal health journey, Jennifer became increasingly frustrated with the lack of simple, realistic, and holistic wellness information. After identifying this gap and huge need, Jennifer decided to launch her own company so she could coach and encourage others. That company is called Healthy Harmony. By using encouraging words with simple and realistic education, Jennifer empowers others to conquer obstacles and move forward on their health journey to live life to the fullest and that is exactly what she will be doing in her new podcast, Healthy Harmony. The podcast will be weekly and will feature several different segments with Jennifer giving healthy lifestyle tips, cooking recipes, and exclusive interviews with other leading health and lifestyle influencers. Jennifer will simultaneously be releasing interactive cooking videos on her personal YouTube channel starting mid-January. She will be teaching viewers how to make simple, healthy meals that anyone can cook at home. --- Send in a voice message:

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