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Form & Circumstance

  • Yakima Valley Museum 2105 West Tieton Drive Yakima, WA, 98902 United States (map)

The KEYNOTE SPEAKER references the following additional resources...

Books – How Not To Die by Michael Greger, MD and The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell II, MD

Cookbooks – Happy Herbivore cookbook series; Engine 2 Diet; and Forks over Knives.

Documentaries – Eating You Alive and Forks Over Knives.

Link to Dr. Yami's Talk: From Chicken to Chickpeas 


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Dr. Yami is a board-certified pediatrician and mother to two active and healthy boys. She is a passionate promoter of healthy lifestyles, especially the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic disease. To assist parents and other health care providers, she founded where she provides information on plant-based diets for children including recipes, videos and tips on nutrition and lifestyle. She is also the host of the podcast Veggie Doctor Radio.

She obtained a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation in 2013. In addition, she is a certified Food for Life Instructor through the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and a certified health and wellness coach. She has been teaching live cooking and nutrition classes since 2014.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Yami owns Nourish Wellness, a pediatric practice and wellness center. She also founded Vegetarians of Yakima and co-founded the Yakima Health and Wellbeing Coalition. She lives in in Yakima, WA with her husband and two sons.

Earlier Event: October 19
Later Event: February 22
Charming & Disarming