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Functional medicine doctor to give lecture and book signing

Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) is the site of a lecture, "How to Detox from Food Addiction," and a book signing by Dr. Mark Hyman, a functional medicine doctor and New York Times bestselling author, on Sunday, September 15.

The lecture will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. at the ATCC auditorium, with the book signing from 4 to 5 p.m. in ATCC Room 743.

Hyman is chairman of the Board of the Institute for Function Medicine, as well as a six-time New York Times bestselling author, a medical editor of The Huffington Post and a regular medical contributor on Katie Couric's TV show Katie.

He has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and is also on the Board of Dr. Oz's HealthCorps. He has worked with President Bill Clinton, presenting at the Clinton Foundations Health Matters Conference, as well as the Clinton Global Initiative.

General admission is $25 and includes one general seat for the lecture. VIP admission is $65 and includes one VIP seat for the lecture, a copy of The Blood Sugar Solution and admission to the book signing.

Tickets are available at Dynamic Healing Center, 507 North Nokomis, Suite 201 or at Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway, both in Alexandria.

Copies of The Blood Sugar Solution and The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook will be for sale at the event.

A portion of the proceeds will go to new physical education equipment for Carlos Elementary School.

The event is sponsored by Dynamic Healing Center and co-sponsored by Cherry Street Books and Ploughshare Farm.

For more information, call Dynamic Healing Center at (320) 762-4295 or Cherry Street Books at (320) 763-9400.