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Natural Awakenings Boston

Talk on How Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners Affect Health

Brian Clement

Brian Clement, director of Hippocrates Health Institute, will present Sweet Disease – What Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners Are Doing to Your Health, from 7 to 9 p.m., at First Parish Church, in Waltham. The talk will be followed by a Q-and-A session and book signing.

Clement will present the latest research portraying sugar’s damaging effect on health and the role it plays in obesity, diabetes, cancer and other health issues. The presentation will also feature strategies for creating a healthy, disease prevention lifestyle leading to renewed energy and lasting vitality. Attendees can enjoy samples from Juice on Main in Medfield, along with organic, raw, vegan snacks.

For more than 30 years, Clement has spearheaded an international progressive health movement and educated thousands about ways to prevent and address premature aging and disease. He and his research team at the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida, which offers comprehensive, holistic, alternative and nutrition based programs, have developed a state-of-the-art program for health recovery and maintenance.

Cost: $10 in advance at or $15 at the door. Location: First Parish Church, 50 Church St., Waltham. To learn more, call 781-858- 5691 or visit