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Food Is Medicine 2018

  • Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center 1310 N. FM 1788 Midland, Texas 79707 (map)

Join us for the third-annual Food Is Medicine seminar on Saturday, April 14th. 

Dr. Scott Stoll will be joined by three new presenters, Dr. Kim Williams, Dr. Michael Klaper, and plant-based dietician Julieanna Hever—all of whom are leading healthcare professionals in the world of plant-based nutrition.

Our presenters will discuss how to take the “DIE” out of your diet by using plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse cardiovascular disease and Type II diabetes. Plus, learn how to stock your kitchen, plan your meals, and prepare healthy and delicious meals for your family. This all-day seminar includes sessions from the speakers, a delicious plant-based lunch, book signings and a Q&A session with the experts. 

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Dr. Scott Stoll, author of Alive! and co-founder of the International Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, will give a comprehensive overview of the most current research for disease prevention and address dieting, food addiction, and current challenges in healthcare.

Dr. Kim Williams
, Past President of the American College of Cardiology and Chief of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center, will discuss the epidemiology and risk factors of heart disease and how to take the “DIE” out of your DIET.

Dr. Michael Klaper, physician for more than 40 years and featured in What the Health documentary, will address how the Standard American Diet plays a role in causing obesity, Type 2 diabetes and hypertension, and how plant-based foods are effective in reversing these diseases. 

Julieanna Hever, Registered Dietician and author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, will discuss the health advantages of a plant-based diet and teach you how to meal plan and prepare healthy and delicious meals for your family.



Tickets are $25 each and must be purchased through Wagner Noel's website or by calling the ETIX hotline at 1-800-514-3849.

10% discount is available for groups of 10 or more.



If you are interested in supporting Healthy City by sponsoring this event, please email to receive a sponsorship packet.



Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is located 10 minutes from the Midland International Air & Space Port (MAF) airport and is a 5-8 hour drive from Austin, Dallas, San Antonio or Houston.

Many hotels are located about 6 miles Northeast of the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, off Highway 191 and Tradewinds Blvd. 



Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for this event, courtesy of Midland Memorial Hospital.