Monday, August 23, 2010

Sponsored Seminar information ON Plant Based Nutrition

Brenda Davis RD is Keynote Speaker for Seminar

Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition:
Professional Conference for Dietitians and other Medical Professionals

Date: September 17, 2010 8:30 - 4:30
Location: Adventist Medical Center
10123 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97216


With growing interest in plant-based diets in the United States, this conference will provide the latest information in clinical nutrition research and on designing a healthy diet. There will be five fascinating presentations. The keynote lunch speaker will be author Brenda Davis, R.D., speaking on designing an optical plant-based diet. Michael Klaper, M.D. will present the latest on plant-based diets for diabetes management. Gregory Saxe, M.D., Ph.D. will talk on his research on the effects of plant-based diets on disease progression in recurrent prostate cancer. Milton Mills, M.D. will address digestion, and how colon physiology affects our metabolism and mood. Finally, Michael Greger, M.D. will provide a summary review of the latest in clinical nutrition findings over the past year.

For more information and to register, visit The conference is sponsored by Northwest VEG and the Adventist Medical Center, with additional support provided by the National College of Natural Medicine and Blossoming Lotus Restaurant.