Media Alert: Food for Your Whole Life Health Symposium to Be Held June 6-7 in NYC
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.
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.
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®
Kaley Todd, M.S., R.D.
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