Food for your Whole Life 2012 Program Announced
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — After the overwhelming success and popularity of the sold-out 2010 inaugural conference, Food for your Whole Life is back this year with an exciting lineup of renowned researchers and experts who will provide attendees with inspiring, insightful ideas and current, necessary information on health. The 2012 Food for your Whole Life health symposium will emphasize the effects of foods and food-based dietary patterns on health for the general population and specific groups while sharing new research and theories on nutrition. Attendees will leave with a sense of empowerment that will enable them to create better environments all around them and ultimately make healthy choices more attainable.
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Sunday, June 3 (11:00am-5:00pm)
Open to the general public, health professionals and media, America’s favorite doctor, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Chief Wellness Officer of the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Michael Roizen, will open the symposium with a keynote session. Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen will examine the leading medical, dietary and behavioral approaches and interventions for treatment, and more importantly preventing chronic illness. They will engage and empower attendees to take charge and control of their lives as they discuss current and timely health issues. Dr. David Katz will speak later in the afternoon, illustrating the “road to health” and how, in order to achieve overall wellness, such road must be paved with good inventions, in the form of programs and skills to aid us.
Monday, June 4 (7:00am-4:30pm)
Open to health professionals and media only. Internationally recognized health experts and industry leaders will present the latest information, offer clinical applications and provide their unique insight into the best foods and lifestyle behaviors. Attendees will leave understanding food-related links between nutrition, disease and health, and will be better able to advise their patients.
Registered Dietitians (RDs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) can receive up to 10.5 total continuing education hours for this unique two day event. Nurses, Physicians and other Health Professional CPE approval is pending.
Mehmet C. Oz, MD, FACS, MBA, Columbia University; Host, The Dr. Oz Show
Michael F. Roizen, MD, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute
David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FAC, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center
Walter Willett, MD, DrPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School
David Jacobs, PhD, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Victoria Maizes, MD, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Kathleen Zelman, PDH, RD, LD, Nutrition Consultant
Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD, Author and Nutrition Consultant
Cheryl Rock, PhD, RD, University of California San Diego
Keri M. Gans, MS, RD, CDN, New York State Dietetic Association
Petra Kolber, Fitness Expert
Health Professionals (Sunday, June 3 – Monday, June 4)
Early Bird Registration (before March 16, 2012): $219.00
Regular Registration: $279.00
Student Health Professionals: $99.00
Public Forum (Sunday, June 3 only): $25.00
Food for your Whole Life is sponsored by the California Walnut Commission, in partnership with the American Institute for Cancer Research, the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, the American Heart Association, HealthCorps, and the New York State Dietetic Association.
SOURCE California Walnut Commission