Verne Varona has become an international renowned keynote speaker with a captivating style that uses humor, insight and practical science to improve and enrich the lives of many. He studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and nutrition at the East West Foundation of Boston, Massachusetts (1970-1974). He is a frequent guest on a variety of media platforms where his research expertise and entertaining teaching style make him a welcome and often repeat visitor. With a physician associate, Verne co-created, 'The ODDS Program" (Off Dangerous Drugs Safely); a dietary program designed to reverse pharmaceutical drug dependency.
Verne is the author of, Nature's Cancer-Fighting Foods (Revised from an original 2001 edition to a completely new and updated 2014 edition from Perigee Books (Division, Penguin/Random House). Verne's second book, Macrobiotics for Dummies (May, 2009—Wiley Publications), belongs to the internationally popular Dummies series and is a comprehensive work that embraces a flexible, multi-cultural health perspective on body, mind and spirit. Verne is also a contributing chapter author to, “The Key to Prostate Cancer - 30 Experts Explain the 15 Stages of Prostate Cancer” - by Mark Scholz, MD.
Verne is a native New Yorker and is currently working on several multi-media projects.
This year Verne will be our main speaker at One World Festival in Portugal. With a huge amount of experience, knowledge and humour he is not to be missed! He will hold a different workshop/lecture each day covering the following topics:
Real Chow Now - Whole Food Nutrition Made Simple
Cancer Prevention Strategies
Foundation for Healing & Happiness: Meaning, Creativity & Intuition
Macrobiotic Principles for a Healthier, Happier and More Adventurous Life
The Laughing Life Prescription - The Art of Humor in Every Day Life