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Irina Fursman

Irina Fursman FDN-P, INHC, is the Founder and President of Odysseys into Wellbeing, an executive health coaching and functional health business. She is a Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner and a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. A skilled health detective and guide, Irina helps senior executives and business owners proactively identify hidden stressors and self-healing opportunities. Based on these, Irina helps her clients create and integrate personalized self-care systems into their daily lives so they can both enjoy the career success they’ve achieved and feel great as they begin to plan the next chapter of their lives. A maverick who defies conventional wisdom, Irina firmly believes that our forties, fifties, sixties, and beyond are not synonymous with aches, pains and chronic disease. Career success does not have to come at the expense of our health. We can be both healthy and successful now and later so we can fully enjoy all the fruits of our efforts. A former corporate executive with North American and Global responsibilities, Irina fully understands the stress and unique challenges of balancing life, business, and health faced by executives and business owners. Irina’s Executive Health Coaching programs work especially well because they are designed with these needs and challenges in mind. Irina is a graduate of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition®, a true industry leader in functional health education, and of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Irina received her MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her A.B. In Economics, summa cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College. She is a member of the Association of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Professionals.

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Notes From Your Health Coach: A quest for true health

My quest for “true health” transformed not only my health, but my business and my life, as well. Today, at the age of 48, I feel better than I did in my late 30’s.

Well-Being: Power your immune system for battle with rogue and invading cells

It may surprise you that another important function of the immune system is to hunt rogue cells such as cancer cells and kill them before they spread or grow into tumors.

Odysseys in Wellbeing: Prepare your body for holiday feasts

Is there a way to remain healthy through the holidays and still enjoy our favorite foods without guilt, letting them nourish us emotionally and connect us with our roots?

Well-being: Five self-care strategies to transform your health for career success

These five self-care strategies, when applied together, will help you build the strong foundation of health and well-being required to support a flourishing and fulfilling career.

WELLBEING PURSUITS: Crave hearty foods? Nourish yourself with vegetarian cold-weather comforts

The bounty of my urban back porch garden, supplemented by visits to the nearby farmers’ market, provided endless inspiration for many delicious, nutritious meals.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.