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H.E.A.T. Symposium: Food & Toxins

An International Anti-aging Event

March 11-12, 2021



Symposium Info


This 2-day symposium features the latest Industry news and first-hand knowledge on the effects of Food and Toxins,  delivered from international medical experts. Our expert speakers carefully selected topics that will not only benefit medical professionals, wellness clinics, and academics but also their clients, health enthusiasts, athletes, and everyone who aims to learn how food and our environment directly affects our state of wellbeing.

In a unique learning environment at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok 

we will dive into topics such as:


  • 5G and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

  • How to do a proper nutritional physical examination

  • Heavy Metal Toxins and Chelation

  • How to identify environmental triggers of disease

  • Food that boosts your immune system

  • Dietary Fat: What’s Good and What’s Bad

  • Microbiome and Probiotics for Dyslipidemia, Fatty Liver, and Obesity

  • Chemical farming, Organic Farming, and Biodynamics Farming

  • Acid and Alkaline Diet

  • Weight Loss Diet

  • Combating NCD (Non-communicable Chronic Diseases)


In addition to the interactive medical lectures, you will have the chance to connect with leading experts, extend your network of like-minded people, or just have a chat with our key speakers.



International Symposium 
March 11-12, 2021

Dr. Ashley Berry

Dr. Ashley Berry graduated from the University of NSW, Sydney, in 1979. He worked as a Medical Registrar in several London hospitals in 1984 and 1985. He has been an Integrative GP in Sydney since 1997, under the mentorship of Professor Mel Sydney-Smith.

In 2001 he did a 2-year Diploma in Health Science (Nutritional Medicine) at the University of New England. He had been a part-time Medical Student tutor for the University of NSW since 1999.

Dr. Berry has been teaching Nutritional courses in Melbourne (since 2012) and Kuala Lumpur (since 2015).

His major interests are digestive disturbances, detoxification, chronic fatigue/ fibromyalgia, degenerative neurological disease, cancer support, and most aspects of integrative medicine. Dr. Berry attends local and international medical conferences to keep up to date.

Symposium Topic:

·        How to do a proper nutritional physical examination (with live demonstration)

Dr. Patana Teng-umnuay

Dr. Patana Teng-umnuay received his medical degree with first-class honors from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand in 1986 and also board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology in 1990 and 1992.

Then, he went to study at the University of Florida in the field of Molecular Cell Biology where he earned his Ph.D. degree in 1998. 

Dr. Teng-umnuay is one of the well-known lecturers on the subjects of nutraceutical supplements,

stem cell biology, and Anti-aging medicine. He serves as an assistant professor of the Anti-aging and regenerative program of Dhurakij Pundit University.


In addition, he works as a consulting physician for "S Medical Clinic" and Phyathai 2 Hospital, Thailand. Currently, he is the CEO of Health Education & Academics (Thailand) Co. Ltd.

Symposium Topic:

  • Combating NCD (Non-communicable Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Nicole Bijlisma

Dr. Nicole Bijlisma is a former naturopath and acupuncturist, bestselling author of Healthy Home Healthy Family, has published in peer-reviewed journals, a past columnist for Body+Soul newspaper and has appeared on every major television network to discuss electromagnetic fields, mold, and chemicals.


Nicole lectures at medical conferences in Australia and abroad on environmental medicine is the founder of the Building Biology industry in Australia and the principal of the Australian College of Environmental Studies (RTO 21740).


Nicole is currently completing her Ph.D. on the impact of wireless technologies on brain and sleep function at RMIT University.


Symposium Topic:

·        Taking an Environmental Exposure History. How to identify environmental triggers of disease

·        5G and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

Dr. Pakpilai Thavisin

Dr. Pakpilai Thavisin is a certified medical professional in Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine. She has had extensive experience both within Thailand and internationally. Dr. Pakpilai is now the Medical Director of the S Medical Clinic.


She was the founder and the President of the S Medical Spa, the multi-awards winning rejuvenation center in Bangkok (2005-2013). She is a regular speaker at various congresses such as AMWC, Aesthetic Asia, ICAD, ICAAM, and IMCAS as well as a regular guest on many TV programs in Thailand including "The Doctors" (H+ Channel), "Health Society" (Channel 9).

Dr. Pakpilai was on the board committee of the Thai Aesthetic Dermatology and Surgery Association (2009-2012), World MediSpa Association, and World Society of Anti-aging Medicine. She is a well-known columnist in Thailand for several magazines including Marie Claire, Slimming, Ceci, Grazia, and an author of 6 pocketbooks.  

Symposium Topic:

  • Acid and Alkaline Diet

Dr. Lenny Da Costa

Dr. Lenny Da Costa is a Consultant Geriatrician, Preventive Cardiologist, and Anti-Aging specialist. He did his basic MBBS from The Goa Medical College and completed his specialization in Geriatric Medicine from the M.S. Ramaiha Medical College, Bangalore.


He has further undergone training in the practice of Anti-aging and Preventive Cardiology. He is certified by the International Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology USA as an FCMT and trained to administer chelation therapy.


He has also been certified by the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine of India in the field of Anti-Aging Medicine and in the use of Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. He has further trained in the use of Ozone Therapy under the auspices of Indian Ozone Society and The Ozone Forum of India


Symposium Topic:

  • Heavy Metal Toxins and Chelation


Craig Burton is a practicing Clinical and Sports Nutritionist with over 20 years’ experience as a health practitioner. He holds an array of qualifications in nutrition, as well as in health, fitness, mental, and lifestyle coaching.


He attained a B.A. in Applied Science (Sports Science and Psychology) from Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia along with Ohio State University in the United States. Craig went on to certify as a Sports Nutritionist, later Clinical Nutritionist and also holds accreditation as a Performance Enhancement Specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in the United States.


Craig is passionate about transforming his clients not only physically but also, mentally and is a certified ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) Coach

Symposium Topics:

  • Dietary Fat: What’s Good and What’s Bad

  • Foods that boost your immune system

Specializing in Human Movement, Darren takes a unique perspective on strengthening and reconditioning the Human Body. There has to be a strong mechanical base; it makes no sense from a mechanical perspective to place a load on a structure that can’t support it. All human movement is the transfer of force and movement is the key to vitality. Darren has completed 5 Iron man Triathlons and understands first hand the science behind exercise science.

Workshop Topic:

  • Combat Chronic Illness with Exercise

Dr. Mart Maiprasert

M.D. 1st Class Honours (Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University) 1994, Family Medicine 2000, American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine: ABAARM (A4M-USA) 2007, Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine: FAARM (A4M-USA) 2010, Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine (USA) 2012, Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery (KCCS) 2015.


Dr. Mart Maiprasert is an accomplished aesthetic specialist with more than 10 years of experience. His success has come from the application of anti-aging science into his work in the field of aesthetic medicine and cosmetic surgery.


Currently, Dr. Maiprasert owns a private practice at S-Mart Clinic, Bangkok, Thailand, and also serves as the Program Director of Master's Degree of Science in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine at Dhurakit Pundit University.

Symposium Topic:

  • Weight Loss Diet

Dr. Thomas Lodi

Medicine practitioner since 1986, Dr. Lodi graduated from the University of Hawaii, School of Medicine in 1985 and served as visiting Clinical Fellow at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in NYC where he also underwent training in Internal Medicine. From 1991 to 1996, Dr. Lodi was Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the University of Hawaii, School of Medicine. 

Dr. Lodi worked for 10 years as an internal medicine specialist, urgent care physician, and intensivist in ICU and CCU departments. In his search for more effective and less toxic therapies, he trained around the world and through specific training and extensive experience has narrowed his scope of practice to Integrative Oncology.

Licensed as an Allopathic MD in the State of New York and as Homeopathic MD(H) in the State of Arizona, Dr. Lodi completed Fellowships in Integrative Cancer Therapies and in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine and is an instructor in Insulin Potentiation Therapy and certified in oxidative and chelation therapies.

Dr. Lodi lectures and consults in Integrative Cancer Therapies, Nutrition and Psychological & Spiritual Hygiene in Asia, Europe, and the USA. He is Founder and Medical Director of An Oasis of Healing, USA, Founder and Chief Medical Consultant for the Institute of Integrative Oncology, Singapore, and Director of Holistic Medicine and Integrative Oncology at The LifeCo Center, Thailand.

Symposium Topic:

  • Cooking Mistakes that can Turn Your Food into Toxins

Dr. Krit Pongpirul

Dr. Krit Pongpirul received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in health policy and management from Harvard University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in health services and systems research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA.


Currently, he is a faculty member of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, and adjunct faculty of the Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA.

He is also a Research & Quality Counselor at Bumrungrad International Hospital, Thailand.


Supported by the Thailand Research Fund, he has led the team of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Veterinary Science of Chulalongkorn and Mahidol Universities to compare Microbiome profiles of individuals with and without fat problems.

Symposium Topics:

  • Microbiome and Probiotics for Dyslipidemia, Fatty Liver, and Obesity

Dr. Kan-anek Kaewthaweesab

Dr. Kan‐anek Kaewthaweesab is a General Practitioner, graduated in Master of Science in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine, Certification in Acupuncture and TCM, Certification in Naturopathic Medicine, Registered Bach Flower Practitioner and Diploma in Classical Homeopathy.

He integrates complementary and alternative medicine based on scientific understandings into his practice. Not only conventional medicine understanding and alternative philosophy, but he is also working in order to integrate them into practical reality as well.

Symposium Topic:

  • Chemical farming, Organic Farming, and Biodynamics Farming


Registration and Venue


This workshop is held in English and is open for medical professionals, clinic owners, and everyone who aims to age healthy and better understand the effects of Food and Toxins.

Special discount until December 15, 2020 

Early Bird Pass 8,000 Baht/delegate


Full access to every educational session

1x Official Certificate of Attendance

1x Symposium reader (study material)

Access to an exclusive academic network

Case study discussions

Meet potential clients

Exhibitors presenting the latest products

Lunch buffets and Coffee breaks



The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok

61 Wireless Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330






Hotline : +66 61 401 0345​


147 Soi Intamara 33 Yak 2, Suthisan Rd.,  

Din Daeng Bangkok 10400, Thailand

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