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18th international congress of fasting physicians

Lisa Hipp - 11/04/2019 - 0 comments

“Fasting: The Switch of Life”

The congress of the Medical Association for Fasting and Nutrition (ÄGHE) takes place again on 29 and 30 June 2019 in the Kursaal in Überlingen on Lake Constance. Not only doctors and researchers who specialize in fasting are invited to take part in this year’s congress, but anyone else who is interested. The ÄGHE congress is organised in cooperation with Buchinger Wilhelmi clinics and the Maria Buchinger Foundation.

Together with internationally renowned scientists such as

Mark Mattson, Baltimore
Andreas Michalsen, Berlin
Niklaus Brantschen SJ, Edlibach
Frank Madeo, Graz
James Mitchell, Boston
Françoise Wilhelmi de Toledo, Überlingen
Eva Lischka, Überlingen
Franziska Grundler, Überlingen
Robin Mesnage, London
Jean-Jacques Trochon, Paris

and other fasting experts like Johannes Georg Wechsler, Munich, Magalie Viallon, Lyon, Daniela Liebscher, Berlin, Pierre Croisille, Lyon and Bettina Berger, Herdecke, the following topics will be discussed:

  • Indications and contraindications for fasting
  • Biological and genetic mechanisms associated with fasting
  • Results of the latest scientific studies on fasting in humans
  • The spiritual dimension of fasting

In the course of this event, the Maria Buchinger Foundation award will be presented to Mark Mattson (Why fasting bolsters brain power): Mark Mattson at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity, whose work is a remarkable contribution to the scientific documentation of therapeutic fasting.

The talks will be held in German and English and translated simultaneously into French, English and German.

Discover the long tradition of medical fasting in Germany and Europe! The 17th fasting congress of the ÄGHE took place on 24 and 25 June 2017 with outstanding fasting and nutrition experts from all over the world. The talks from the events in 2013 and 2015 can be seen here:

Information and registration

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