ADAPT WINCHESTER, VA - Low-Carb Keto Living in the 21st Century

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Shenandoah University - Stimpson Auditorium

1460 University Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

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On the road to health and weight loss success, every one of us hits a block. There are two options:

To give up and settle for less OR.. ADAPT and change.

It's time to UNlearn and REthink everything you 'think' you know! Chances are you're eating the wrong foods based on outdated information. Are you tired of the endless start/stop of diets that don't work? The sugar cravings you can't control? The confusing information about what's healthy and what's not?

Then join us on March 14th, 2020 in Winchester, Virginia, for a fun-filled day of education based on the scientific therapeutic benefits of a low-carb lifestyle. Discover the latest updates, techniques and troubleshooting strategies from leading experts, Jacqueline Shoemaker FNP, Amy Berger CNS, Dr. Pavel Klein, Dr Rob Abbott, Ryan Hall FNP and Jimmy Moore as they share the most up-to-date information on 'nutrition as therapy'.

Learn how to rid yourself of inflammation the right way, so you can heal your body to achieve astounding results. Learn how and why many chronic diseases are preventable, (and in many cases, reversible), through eating the right Nutrition. Learn that what you eat matters, and is often, more powerful than most medications, (which simply treat the symptom and not the cause).

Listen to amazing 'success stories' from people that have had life-changing results of their own. How they were finally able to take control of their weight and their health, how their obsessive food/sugar cravings became virtually nonexistent and how they were able to reverse their chronic disease by adopting a low-carb lifestyle. They will leave you feeling motivated, inspired and fired up so that you can achieve major success of your own.

Meet and mingle with like-minded people in your community, chat to local physicians, make new friends, and most importantly, get the support you need to succeed. You are not alone!

Together, let's ADAPT!


Shenandoah University, 1460 University Drive, Winchester.

Halpin-Harrison Hall - Stimpson Auditorium


  • Nutrition as Therapy. How do Carbohydrates, sugars, refined and processed foods lead to insulin resistance, inflammation and chronic metabolic disease?
  • How to prevent and in most cases reverse, chronic conditions that come with obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and many more.
  • The relationship between a low-carb lifestyle and the science. What does that mean? Is this right for me?
  • What causes a weight loss STALL, how to break it, and the most effective way of becoming a FAT burning machine!
  • How to control your sugar cravings for life! Is that possible? How eating a diet of low-carb nutrition is easy to sustain forever. (Almost everything is 'ketofiable')
  • Intermittent Fasting - Should I incorporate this into my lifestyle and if so, how often?
  • Cholesterol markers - What is high cholesterol? Do I need to be concerned?
  • Nutrition and Mental Health issues. How important is nutrition for mental health?
  • Plenty of Q & A


Eric Westman, MD, MHS - (co-founder of Adapt)

  • Founder and Director of the Duke Medical Lifestyle Clinic in Durham, NC and Co-Founder of Adapt Your Life Inc.
  • Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Health System.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Obesity Medicine.
  • Internationally recognized and highly sought after speaker, researcher, educator and practicing physician
  • NYT best selling author of "The New Atkins for a New You"
  • Has written many medical textbooks and peer reviewed papers.
  • Combines clinical research and clinical care to deliver lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes and tobacco dependence through a Low-Carb Keto Lifestyle approach.

Jacqueline Shoemaker, RN, MSN, FNP-BC is a Family Nurse Practitioner and the owner of Winchester Wellness & Weight Loss Clinic, with nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of medical nutrition therapy, weight management, corporate wellness, fitness, and private nutrition coaching. She develops an individualized and personalized program for every client with the same underlying theme… Eat CLEAN! Her programs are designed to educate clients on healthy nutrition through real food.  Jacqueline has worked in various departments throughout the hospital since the 1990’s as well as being the liaison to the United Nations and the State Department for Valley Health for the pre-deployment readiness programs. She works with patients suffering from obesity-related diseases, including those with type II diabetes and/or hypertension.

Jacqueline is also a Major in the US Air Force serving in the 167th Wing of the WV Air National Guard in Martinsburg. As an Aerospace Nurse Practitioner her primary duties are to ensure pilots are safe to fly missions.

Amy Berger, MS, CNS is a U.S. Air Force veteran, Certified Nutrition Specialist and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who specializes in using low-carbohydrate nutrition to help people reclaim their vitality through eating delicious foods, and showing them that getting and staying well doesn't require starvation, deprivation, or living at the gym. She blogs at www.tuitnutrition.com, where she writes about a wide range of health and nutrition-related topics, such as insulin, metabolism, weight loss, thyroid function, and more. She is the author of "The Alzheimer's Antidote" which addresses Alzheimer's disease as "type 3 diabetes" or "diabetes of the brain," and describes the therapeutic potential of a LCHF/ketogenic diet.

Dr. Pavel Klein is a neurologist, clinical researcher, and educator. He is an Associate Professor of Neurology at George Washington University and the founder and Director of the Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Klein has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and contributed chapters to several books on the treatment of Epilepsy. He also acts as a reviewer for a number of neurological, epilepsy and endocrinological journals. Dr. Klein has expanded his treatments to include helping individuals with obesity-related, type-2 diabetes and sleep apnea using a Ketogenic Diet.

Ryan Hall, CNS holds a Master's of Science in Clinical Human Nutrition and Integrative Health from Maryland University. He brings his life experience and expertise to Resilient Roots in Charlottesville, where he works alongside Dr. Robert Abbott. Ryan helps his patients find creative solutions to implement evidence based nutritional therapy and lifestyle design, so that they may find healing and build the skills necessary for taking ownership and sustaining their wellness. His areas of expertise and focus are gut health, autoimmunity, complementary oncology, and chronic illness.

Jimmy Moore is a Veteran health podcaster behind The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show, Keto Talk with Jimmy Moore & Dr. Will Cole and Jimmy Rants. Dynamic speaker, and international bestselling author of KETO CLARITY and THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FASTING. Latest book - KETO CLARITY COOKBOOK.

Cristina Curp, CNS is a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and former restaurant chef with a BA in Anthropology. Her love of food, and particularly using real food to heal inspired her popular food blog and wellness site, TheCastawayKitchen.com. Author of Made Whole cookbook, Made Whole Made Simple, co-host of Body Wise Podcast and food as medicine advocate. Cristina is relentless in her mission to spread the food as medicine message, she has witnessed the power of it with her own family, her readers and her nutritional therapy clients. Empowering people to heal from the inside out is her life's work! With a mix of grit, sass and a lot of love, she continues to do just that through her books, her social media platform, and her nutritional coaching as well.

Success Story # 1 - Cara Lloyd

Success Story # 2 - Shayla Rickard

Success Story #3 - Jenny Gough Short




Book # 1 - Jimmy Moore - Keto Clarity

A Definitive guide to the benefits of a low-carb, high-fat diet. Includes shopping lists, 25+ low-carb, high-fat recipes, and a 21-day meal plan to get you going on your ketogenic lifestyle change. In this book Jimmy teams up with Eric Westman. A best selling book designed to shift your paradigm on diet and health forever!

Book # 2 - Jimmy Moore - The Complete Guide To Fasting

Fasting is not about starving oneself. When done right, it’s an incredibly effective therapeutic approach that produces amazing results regardless of diet plan. In fact, Toronto-based nephrologist Dr. Jason Fung has used a variety of fasting protocols with more than 1,000 patients, with fantastic success. In this book, Jimmy and Jason Fung team up to deliver an approach that's both practical and easy to understand.

Book #3 - Cristina Curp - Made Whole Made Simple

Heal yourself through real food and healthy habits, with over 140 easy recipes. Just released on March 10th, 2020, this book tackles nutrition in a straightforward way, focusing on how the body uses food to create energy and why metabolic flexibility (the body's ability to utilize whatever fuel it is given), is so important. A book that will leave you feeling empowered. Cristina's Mantra - "love the food that loves you back"

WORKSHOP - presented by Dr. Eric. Westman

A 1-hour workshop which includes a 20-page diet manual for you to take home. Dr Westman will go through the manual in detail during the workshop. Foods, nutrition labels and all the tools you need to get started on your new healthy lifestyle right away!






    • Jimmy Moore - Copy of the book, 'Keto Clarity'
    • Jimmy Moore - Copy of the book, 'The Complete Guide to Fasting'
    • Cristina Curp - Just released on March 10th, her brand new book. "Made Whole Made Simple"
    • One-Month Online Mentorship with Keto United
    • Jen Fisch - Copy of the book, "Keto in An Instant"
    • Jen Fisch - Copy of the book, "The Easy 5-Ingredient Ketogenic Diet Cookbook"
    • Rachel Gregory - Copy of the book - 21-Day Ketogenic Diet & Weight Loss Challenge.
    • Kristie Sullivan - Copy of the recipe book, "Keto Living Day by Day"
    • Maria Emmerich – Copy of the book, "KETO Instant Pot"
    • Natasha Newton - Copy of the recipe book, "Southern Keto"
    • More great prizes to follow


    2 x hotel options

    #1. Hampton Inn Winchester - University/Mall area - Special room rate $90/night

    Address: 640 East Jubal Early Drive, Winchester, VA 22601 (less than a mile from the venue)

    Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/wncvahx-hampton-winchester-university-mall-area/

    Click 'Special Rate': Enter Code ADE

    #2. The George Washington Hotel - Special room rate $159/night

    Address: 103 E. Piccadilly Street Winchester, VA 22601

    Please Call: (540) 678-4700 to make your reservation - Mention Group Name - ADAPT EVENT


    Shenandoah University - Halpin-Harrison Hall - Plenty of parking available on campus.


    A delicious Pre-boxed low-carb lunch from Fresco Kitchen will be served. (Stand-up/networking type lunch).


    • Registration begins: 8:00 am (coffee/tea will be available)
    • Book Purchase/Signing/Vendors will be available during registration
    • Presentations start promptly: 9:00 am
    • 1-hour Lunch - (Pre-Boxed) - 2 delicious low-carb lunch options made by Fresco Kitchen.
    • Prizes/Giveaways: Amazing prizes! You will receive a raffle ticket upon registration. Good Luck!
    • Dr. Westman's 1-hour workshop: (Includes a 20-page diet manual for you to take home).
    • Q & A - All speakers
    • Success Stories: People share their inspirational stories
    • Adapt Bars will be available for purchase during lunch break. (you will receive a freebie bar when you register), so you can taste how delicious they are!
    • Agenda: At registration upon arrival
    • Vendors/Meet and greet/Book Signings


    We try and stick to the event START and END times as best as we can, but sometimes it's not always possible. Please bear this in mind when scheduling your day.

    We're excited to see you!




    • What should I bring to the event?

    A pen, notepad and your cellphone to take awesome pics with your new friends, a warm jacket or blanky in case you get cold.

    • Will lunch be served at the event?

    Lunch will be served - (2 delicious salad options made with love by the Fresko Kitchen crew )

    • How do I contact the organizer with any questions?

    Feel free to email Liza Becker - liza@adaptyourlife.com

    • What is your refund policy?

    Tickets are refundable up to 7 days prior to the event only. Eventbrite Fees are non-refundable.

    • Do I need to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    No. We will have a pre-printed registration list that will include your name.

    • Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

    Yes. Just let us know when you get to registration.

    • Can I be a volunteer for this event?

    No longer needed.

    • Can I purchase a ticket at the door on event day?

    Yes, if seats are available, however tickets at the door are more expensive due to availability. We have a limited amount of seating.

    • Where do I park?

    Parking is available on the campus lot at the university. Plenty of spaces shouldn't be a problem.

    • Will I be able to purchase Adapt Bars at the event?

    Yes, a limited number of Adapt Bars (full boxes only) will be available for purchase during the event as a special event price.


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