Balance for Life Retreat

Health Director: Frank Sabatino, D.C., Ph.D.

Balance for Life Retreat Florida Health Director: ​Frank Sabatino, D.C., Ph.D.

Dr. Frank Sabatino is a Chiropractic physician who also holds a Ph.D. in cell biology and neuroendocrinology from the Emory University School of Medicine. He has inspired thousands of people over the past 40 years through his work and lectures. Currently, Dr. Frank serves as the Health Director of the Balance for Life Retreat Program in Deerfield Beach, Florida. In the past he served as the Health Director of the Shangri-La Natural Hygiene Institute in Bonita Springs , FL, the Regency Health Resort and Spa in Hallandale, FL and Health Director-Owner of Ocean Jade Retreat in Lauderdale by the Sea, FL.

The book of his original research on the effects of brain peptides on the regulation of reproductive hormones was published in 1988.  While an assistant professor at the University of Texas School of Medicine, he did extensive landmark research on calorie restriction, stress, and aging, and has published a number of major scientific papers in some of the most well-respected peer-reviewed journals in the fields of cell biology, aging, endocrinology, and neuroscience.

He has also written numerous articles for lay magazines and journals in the areas of clinical nutrition, healthy weight loss, women’s hormones, stress management, addiction, and healthy aging. He has been featured in a variety of books, news articles, and cable TV programs including CNN. Dr. Sabatino is a past member of the prestigious Brookdale fellowship in Gerontology and Aging. As a member of the International Association of Hygienic Physicians, he is also widely recognized as an expert in water-only fasting and integrative health care. His DVD Program and recently completed book: ‘WEIGHTLESS: Compassionate Weight Loss for LIfe’ promote the most comprehensive plant-based solution and lifestyle strategies for solving the pandemic of obesity. He is also a proponent of Oriental energy arts and a long time teacher and student of tai-chi and qi gong.


Dr. Frank Sabatino Video Library

Dr. Sabatino has appeared in numerous interviews and lectures throughout the years. View a sampling of his content below.

Water Fasting and Plant Based Nutrition

Chris Beat Cancer

Genes Stress Gut

Well Your World

Talking Vegan Health

National Health Association

Compassionate Weight Loss for Life

NHA Balance for Life Conference 2019

Dr. Sabatino DVD Intro:

Weightless, Compassionate Weight Loss for Life DVD (2011)

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Balance For Life Florida Questions

Submit your question to the Balance For Life Florida team. This includes the following events and programs.

  • Water Fasting
  • Plant-Based Food Program
  • Juice Cleanse Program