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Optimal Protein Podcast (Fast Keto) with Vanessa Spina

Feb 16, 2020

Dr Jen Unwin. BSc, MSc, DPsy, C Psychol, FBPsS
Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist.
Past Chair, UK Association for Solution Focused Practice.  Winner of the British Psychological Society Karen Ehlert Lifetime achievement award in clinical health psychology.

Dr Jen Unwin has spent her professional life interested in the role of hope in chronic disease and how it can be used to bring about behaviour change and improve quality of life. Her insights teamed up perfectly with Dr David Unwin’s interests in bringing about drug-free type 2 diabetes remission. For six years they have been running group sessions in primary care to achieve just that, so far for 71 patients, saving considerable amounts on de-prescribed drugs. This combination has also worked on-line, 450,000 people have done the low carb program they helped design. Both doctors were featured in a BBC TV documentary ‘The truth about carbs’ that was seen by 3.7 million viewers.    

Bitten Jonsson, Reg. Nurse since 1973, Addiction Specialist, SUGAR/ADDIS-Certified, is a forerunner in this field in Sweden and international lecturer and been on TV and Radio in Sweden, Norway and Finland numerous times. Bitten is trained in USA and has developed a special treatment method, involving Integrated Functional Medicine and Orthomolecular Medicine together with American Addiction Medicine, support group development and Traditional Medicine.  Bitten Jonsson has written 3 books about sugaraddiction. “Sockerbomben I din hjärna  (The Sugarbomb in your brain ) her first book, was published 2004 and revised 2010 and 2016 .The Sugar Free Cookbook, published 2006, and updated 2018. The book’s are very well received and one version is published in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Germany. She has also further developed SUGAR Ò ,the  evaluation instrument for sugar/food addiction.  Bitten Jonsson was a member of naatp. National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers in USA,  NAADAC , USA, for many years and is now on Board of Directors  for FAI, USA  Food Addiction Institute , since 2010. She is since 2012 certifing and training the next generation.

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