You're invited to enjoy great conversation and tasty vegan dishes with Dr. Michael Greger, MD, the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii's guest speaker for April, at The Bistro in Castle Medical Center in Kaikua. The Bistro will be offering a special all-vegan buffet created just for this event, including a salad bar with fresh greens from Castle Medical Center's new rooftop garden, chili, pasta, roasted vegetables, and cornbread (there will be some gluten-free dishes, as well).
Cost: Just $10 per person. Please pay at the event.
We'll be starting at 5 p.m., but we'll be glad to see you whenever you can join us after work or classes during the dinner!
Please RSVP soon to take part in this special event presented by the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii and The Bistro at Castle Medical Center (with special thanks to Eileen Towata and Ruby Hayasaka, CMC's Director of Nutritional Services!).
Please note that you are also invited to stay to attend Dr. Greger's free talk at 7 pm: "Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Treating, and Reversing the 15 Leading Causes of Death". His talk will be presented just steps away at Castle's Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine Center's auditorium. If you would like to attend, RSVPs are being taken by Castle Medical Center at their website: http://castlemed.org/cgi-bin/class.cgi?4909 , or call [masked].
Light, healthy refreshments will be served, courtesy of Castle Medical Center.
Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and even reverse our top 15 killer diseases.
A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. Hundreds of his nutrition videos are freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos uploaded daily.