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Speaker - Dr. Michael Greger + pitch-in

I'm pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Greger will be speaking to our group!  Dr. Greger is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. The title of his talk is "Combating Common Diseases With Plants" where he will discuss the top 12 reasons people visit the doctor and how a vegan diet can treat or prevent those things (full description below).  He is FULL of great information!!!

This is a FREE event, but please bring a vegan snack to share (if you are not vegan and need ideas, just post something here or on our facebook page

This would be a great event to bring a non-vegan friend who has questions about the health benefits of a vegan diet!

6:30 - pitch-in, vegan snacks, conversation

7:00 - 8:00 - Dr. Greger's presenation

8:00 - 8:30 - Q&A with Dr. Greger

8:30 - 9:30 - Book signing and wrap up, please feel free to grab some more snacks and socialize!


Full Description of Dr. Greger's presentation:

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. In Dr. Greger's annual nutrition review last year he went through the list of the 15 leading causes of death, exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing our top 15 killers. This year Dr. Greger will run through the top dozen reasons people visit doctors to highlight some of the latest research on how a healthy diet can affect some of the most common medical conditions.

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, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, 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, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.

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  • jessica r.

    It was fantastic to be able to hear him in person. So knowledgable and entertaining!

    1 · September 27, 2013

  • Diana B.


    1 · September 27, 2013

  • Steven R.

    Thought the material was spot on! Great presentation with a nice amount of humor, only thing missing was the 'rim shot' with some of the jokes!

    1 · September 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Dr. Greger is a fun speaker and the information was very information. The groups also asked wonderful questions. Thank you for setting this up.

    1 · September 26, 2013

    • Doug R.

      Judy, remember to also join the Facebook group.­IndyVeggie/

      September 26, 2013

  • Cara

    wonderful event! so glad that my friend and i were told about it and were able to join. the Dr's info tonight was very helpful and insighful.

    1 · September 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be driving up from the Irvington area about 5:30 in case anyone nearby could use a ride. I can comfortably seat three passengers. Message me here.

    September 26, 2013

  • Joel

    Looking forward to seeing everyone tonight! For those attending I sent everyone an email with some last minute details, so please check your emails for that.

    September 26, 2013

  • Dan S.

    This is in the basement, btw.

    September 26, 2013

  • Dan S.

    Please bring your own plates/utensils/cups/bowls/bottles, and let's all do our part to prevent needlessly creating waste.

    1 · September 26, 2013

  • Steven R.

    Looking forward to Dr. Greger's talk!

    September 25, 2013

  • Brian F.

    This should be great!

    September 23, 2013

  • Cindy

    Looking forward to my first meetup

    September 20, 2013

  • Laura Smith M.

    I realy really really want to go but I have to work. ..

    1 · September 19, 2013

  • Claudia L.

    Ron & Claudia Lagler

    September 18, 2013

  • Mary M.

    We love Dr. Greger!

    August 28, 2013

  • Wendy

    How exciting!!! Thanks for setting this up!!

    August 20, 2013

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