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Biography

Jim McAfee has been described as the Sherlock Holmes of Nutrition. His investigations throw light on the causes and contributions to the epidemic of degenerative diseases that plague the lives of so many today.

Jim McAfee is one of the nation’s leading Clinical Nutritionists (1991)and a member of the Scientific Council of the International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists (2005). He has worked as Director of Nutritional Research for Image Awareness Wellness Institute since 1974. Jim became a member of GNLD's Health Professional's Council in 2006.

Jim graduated Summa Cum Laude and valedictorian from Westmont College and Magna Cum Laude from Dallas Theological Seminary. His graduate dissertation was on the subject of fasting. This involved research at the Natural Hygiene School in San Antonio where at that time more fasts had been supervised than anywhere else in the world.

As a speaker Jim is mesmerizing. He is always on top of the most current nutritional information, but presents nutrition concepts in an entertaining manner. Audiences acknowledge Jim as one of the most articulate advocates for sound nutrition in America today. He has been a guest speaker for hundreds of groups as well as appearing on numerous radio & television shows. Tens of thousands of people around the world have read his books, newsletters, or listened to his audiotapes or cds.

External Links

Jim's Nutrition Training Facility
Image Awareness Wellness Institute
1271 High Street
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 823-7092
www.imageawareness.com

Jim's book, Your Body's Sign Language
www.yourbodyssignlanguage.com

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Curriculum Vitae

James W. McAfee, Th. M., CCN
1271 High Street
Auburn, CA 95603
Tel: 530-823-7092
Fax: 530-823-7086
Email: jim@imageawareness.com

Education

-1965
McClatchy High School, Valedictorian
-1969 
B.A., English Literature, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA, Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian
-1973
Th. M., Semitics, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX, Magna Cum Laude
-1990-Present
Numerous classes in computer science, graphics, and video production

Certifications and Licenses

-1991 
Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN)
-1996
Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist State of New York (LN: 001682)

Honors

-2005
Appointed a member of the Scientific Council of the International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists
-2006 
Appointed to the GNLD Health Professionals Council. This is a handful of health professionals selected from among over 50 countries to consult with the company.

Publications

- 1976 
Fasting: Road to Health
- 1979
Little Things Mean a Lot with Charles T. McGee, M.D.
- 1980
Power To Live Through Nutrition
- 2005
Your Body’s Sign Language: Clues to Nutritional Well-Being
- 1990—   Image Awareness Healthletter (past issues available at www.imageawareness.com)

Selected Presentations

-1977
Amador-Livermore Valley Exchange Club
-1977
Central Valley Chiropractic Association
-1978
Kiwanis Club of Richmond
-1980
First Congregational Church, Auburn
-1981
Jesus-California Style ‘81
-1981
Silver State Key Council
-1982
Blue Cross
-1982
Good Morning California Channel 13
-1984 
El Dorado Health Planning Council
-1984
Kiwanis Club of Placerville
-1988
Exchange Club of Auburn
-1991
Link Care Center, Fresno, CA
-2001
Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church Singles Ministry
-2002
Lupus Foundation of Northern California Auburn/Grass Valley Sub-Chapter
-2002
Auburn Parkinson Support Group
-2003
Soroptomist International of Vacaville, CA
-2006
Auburn Neuropathy Support Group
-2006
Rocklin Loomis Rotary
-2006
Guest on “News and Views” Television Show
-2006
Auburn Gold Country Rotary
-2006
National Health Federation Sacramento Chapter
-2007
One of  24 Hour Motivation Guest Speakers
-2007
Lectures for GNLD in Columbia, SC; Montezuma, GA; Pensacola, FL. (8/23-8/27)
-2007
Presentation at the GNLD convention in Niagara Falls.(8/10)
-2007
Presentation for Smart Life Forum in Palo Alto (7/19)
-2007
Presentation for Rossmoor Health Forum (10/22)
-2007
Lecture for Parkinson’s Support Group (10/16)
-2007
Lectures for the Shelton/Krause Health Retreat (7/13-7/15)
-2007 
Conference Call with Designs for Health (6/13)
-2007

Conference Calls for GNLD (6/5 Tre-en-en; 6/12 Carotenoid; 6/19 Salmon Oil)

-2008   Mary Jane Popp radio show (1/29) Lecture at Radison (6/7)
-2008   Workshop for the Spiritual Life Center, Sacramento (4/19)
-2008   Auburn, CA Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group (11/18)
-2009   Dishing Up Nutrition Radio Show (3/28)
-2009   Shelton Krause Leadership Retreat (6/5-7)
-2009   Education class for Auburn hygienist group (9/10)
-2010   Academy of Integrative Medicine Continuing Education Program [Ten Hours on the topic of "Powerful Assessment Tools for the Natural Medicine Practitioner"] (4/ 16, 17)
-2010   International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists Nineteenth Annual Scientific Symposium on the topic of "The Slippery Slope of Sleep Debt" (8/ 21)
-2010   Lecture for Girlfriend's Garden (5/21)
-2011   Lecture at Sun City in Lincoln on "Nutrition and Aging".
-2011   Spoke at the GNLD Convention, Commerce, CA. April 16.
-2012   Presentations at Bald Eagle Retreat
-2013   Presentations at Bald Eagle Retreat
-2014   Presentations at Bald Eagle Retreat
-2014   Presentation for National Alliance on Mental Illness
-2015   Presentations at Bald Eagle Retreat
-2015   Cancer Support Group in Walnut Creek
-2015   Cooking Class for Placer Union HIgh School District
-2016   Classes for Placer Adult School: Insulin Resistance and Diabetes
     

Classes and Continuing Education Programs Conducted

-2006
Placer Adult School: Your Body’s Sign Language
-2007

Placer Adult School:     Your Body’s Sign Language
                                          Your Health is in Your Hands
                                          Survival: Wild Edibles, Entomophagy, Organic Gardening
-2008  
Placer Adult School:     Your Body’s Sign Language
                                          Your Health is in Your Hands
                                          Survival: Wild Edibles, Entomophagy, Organic Gardening
-2009   CAADAC Continuing Education Classes. The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. (Multiple)
-2010   CAADAC Continuing Education Classes. The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. (1/16, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1)
-2010  

Academy of Integrative Medicine Continuing Education Program: Powerful Assessment Tools for the Natural Medicine Practitioner, April 16 & 17, Omaha, Nebraska.  Click here for response letter.

-2010   International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists Nineteenth Annual Scientific Symposium on the topic of "The Slippery Slope of Sleep Debt and Other Sleep Related Issues " (8/21)
-2011   Continuing Education Program July 8 sponsored by Sober Living by the Sea, CFAAP, and Recovery Happens Counseling Services. Topic: "The Importance of Nutrition in Treating Addiction".
-2011   Continuing Education Program for CADAAC on July 9.
-2012   Lecture for National Charity League at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
-2012   Dishing Up Nutrition Radio Show
-2012   Addiction Seminar at Intercoast College
-2012   Lecture of Genetically Modified Foods at Lubecki Medical Clinic
-2012   Mentoring on Basic Nutrition
-2013   Skie Academy Science Fair
-2016   Continuing Education class on Food and Mood for California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
     


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