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Media Alert: Food for Your Whole Life Health Symposium to Be Held June 6-7 in NYC

Thursday, June 3, 2010 General News J E 4
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WHAT:

Grand Hyatt, New York City, June 6 & 7, 2010 - The 21st century's celebrated and influential leaders in the field of health will convene at the first health symposium of its kind, Food for Your Whole Life™, to showcase the most current, necessary and applicable scientific information involving specific age-based lifestyle behaviors.

**A media-only reception with the presenters will be held Sunday, June 6, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. immediately following the closing remarks.

** A press conference with the presenters will be held Monday, June 7, from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt, New York City.

**Presenter interviews available pending their schedule.

WHEN:

Sunday, June 6, 2010 (Program: Noon-5 p.m.):  Open to the general public, health professionals and media, America's favorite doctor, Dr. Mehmet Oz, will open the symposium.  Drs. Michael Roizen and David Katz will provide vital information about the role food and lifestyle choices make towards overall health and wellbeing.  Brian Wansink, Ph.D., will present his research on ways to get children to eat healthier.

Monday, June 7, 2010 (Program: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.):  Open to health professionals and media only. Whether you're focusing on empowering teenagers to make informed food choices, providing women with relevant family menus ideas, or perhaps sharing valuable nutrition information to a senior population, Food for Your Whole Life will present research based nutrition and lifestyle information appropriate for each life stage.

WHO:

Confirmed speakers on the program include:

Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., F.A.C.S., M.B.A. Columbia University Medical Center

Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Cleveland Clinic

David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.M., F.A.C.P., Yale University Prevention Research Center

Roger A. Clemens, Dr.P.H., C.N.S., F.A.C.N., F.I.F.T., University of Southern California

Karen Collins, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., American Institute for Cancer Research

Keri M. Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., New York State Dietetic Association

Don Ingram, Ph.D., Tufts University

Mollie Katzen, Cookbook Author

Petra Kolber, Fitness Expert

Joan Sabate, M.D., Dr.P.H, Loma Linda University

Brian Wansink, Ph.D., Cornell University

Elisa Zied, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., Author, Nutrition Consultant

Rocco DiSpirito, Chef and Cookbook Author, Now Eat This!

Chef Jamie Lauren, Executive Chef, Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, San Francisco, CA

Michelle Bouchard, President, HealthCorps®

Rob Roberts, Director of Education, HealthCorps®

CONTACT:

Kaley Todd, M.S., R.D.

Torme Lauricella Public Relations

847 Sansome Street #100

San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 956-1791; kaley@torme.com

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