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New Meetup: Latest in Nutrition 2010 presented by Dr. Michael Greger

From: Claire Henderson J.
Sent on: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 11:12 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Capital Region Vegans & Vegetarians!

What: Latest in Nutrition 2010 presented by Dr. Michael Greger

When: Thursday, October 28,[masked]:30 PM

Where: The Old New Ashford Church
199 Mallery Road
Berkshire, MA 02740

An Evening With the Esteemed

Dr. Michael Greger
Director, Public Health and Animal Agriculture
The Humane Society of the United States
as he presents his "Latest in Nutrition 2010"

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Old New Ashford Church
(Christian Harvest Church)
199 Mallery Road
New Ashford, MA 01237

Interested in carpooling from the Albany area?
The trip will take about an hour. We will meet at the Target in Latham (Rt 7 and 87) in the parking lot closest to Carrabba's. If you plan to meet please let me know as well as if you're interested in driving.
[address removed] or[masked]-7566.

Doors open at 6:30 PM
Program starts at 7:00 PM

Bring a snack, dessert, or soft beverage to share!

There is no charge, but we will pass the hat for Dr. Greger,
who is making the trip from Washington, DC

For further information, contact : [address removed]
of call[masked]-3290.

[Thanks to The Boston Vegetarian Society for the following...]

One of the most popular speakers on the Veggie Circuit, Dr. Greger will
use an engaging interactive quiz show format that lets us test our nutrition
knowledge with some surprising outcomes. Dr. Greger has scoured the
world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new
talk of the latest in cutting-edge research. Focusing on studies published
just over the last year in peer-reviewedscientific nutrition journals,
Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to feedourselves and our
families to prevent, treat, and even reverse chronic disease.

Known as one of the most entertaining medical speakers of our time, Michael
Greger, MD, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on
nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the
Conferenceon World Affairs, the Bird Flu Summit, the National Institutes of Health,
and universities, medical schools, and conferencesaround the world. He is a
graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School
of Medicine and is Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The
Humane Society of the United States.

Dr. Greger's presentations are described by audiences as "riveting," "spellbinding,"
and "brilliant," and you can always count on great wit and humor. He is author
of the books BIRD FLU: A Virus of Our Own Hatching, and CARBOPHOBIA:
The Scary Truth Behind America's Low Carb Craze, and has produced nutrition
and cooking DVDs.

Following the presentation, Dr. Greger will do a book signing. His books and
new nutrition DVDs will be available all day at his table in the exhibitor room.
All proceeds go to charity.


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