NCNM Announces Food as Medicine Institute

New Organization to Focus on Community Nutrition Education PORTLAND, Ore. (March 4, 2014)—National College of Natural Medicine today announced the formation of the Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI), the latest in its line-up of community-education initiatives. The institute’s mission is to provide nutrition education for healthcare professionals and the general public. FAMI will offer a …

Cook for Life Series

Aug 13 2013 Portland Monthly OMSI and Portland Monthly Magazine bring the new “Cook for Life” one-night series of seasonal cooking classes. Presented by Regence, NCNM’s Dr. Julie Briley (ECO Project/ Food as Medicine Everyday) will join Regence Chef Tse as they “Spice Things Up for Better Circulation” on Aug. 27 at OMSI’s Theory Eatery.

Dr. Courtney Jackson Featured in Summer Health Guide

Jun 19 2013 Portland Monthly Portland Monthly’s special summer “Health Guide” issue includes a feature by writer Derek Petite with Dr. Courtney Jackson, NCNM’s lead physician of the ECO Project and Food as Medicine Everyday workshops.

NCNM’s Gluten-Free Classes Featured

Apr 11 2013 Portland Food and Drink Portland Food and Drink features NCNM’s gluten-free cooking classes in: “The Doctor and the Chef Teach Gluten-Free Cooking Classes at NCNM.”  

Chef Ken Gordon: Questions of Health Bring Us Together

Mar 26 2013 The Oregonian Oregonian columnist and acclaimed chef, Ken Gordon, muses on health and disease in “Diary of a formerly diabetic chef: Questions of health bring us together,” and the help he received in overcoming diabetes from Dr. Martin Milner, a professor at NCNM. Gordon also talks about his Food as Medicine cooking …

Health Currents Radio: Let’s Get Healthy Interview with Courtney Jackson, ND

Feb 15 2013 Pagatim FM / Health Currents Radio: Let’s Get Healthy: Courtney Jackson, ND, The ECO Project Ellen Goldsmith, LAc, interviews Dr. Jackson, lead physician of the Ending Childhood Obesity (ECO Project) about how the ECO (pronounced echo) series of 12–weekly workshops for children, families, and adults in Portland,Ore. provide health education and hands–on, …

Food as Medicine: A new idea sprouting from deep roots

Jan 09 2013 Virginia Garcia Foundation Blog “Food as Medicine / A new idea sprouting from deep roots,” NCNM’s blog post on the Virginia Garcia Foundation blog, Perspectives on Wellness, gives an overview of trends in nutrition as it highlights the ECO Project’s work of helping people change how they eat, and the newest community …