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Food Is Medicine 2019

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

Join us for the fourth-annual Food Is Medicine seminar on Saturday, April 13th at Wagner Noel.

Our presenters will discuss the pillars of plant-based nutrition, the role of diet in preventing, arresting, and reversing the top 15 causes of death in America, and the effect of lifestyle in optimizing brain health and avoiding Alzheimer’s.

This all-day seminar includes sessions from the speakers, a delicious plant-based lunch, book signings and a Q&A session with the experts. CME & CNE credits are available.

THE SPEAKERS

Dr. Scott Stoll, author of Alive! and co-founder of the Plantrician Project and the International Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, will discuss the seven pillars of plant-based nutrition.

Dr. Michael Greger, author of How Not to Die and founder of Nutritionfacts.org, will discuss the role of diet in preventing, arresting, and reversing the top 15 causes of death in America.

Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, the husband and wife duo known as Team Sherzai and authors of The Alzheimer’s Solution, will discuss the profound effect of lifestyle in optimizing brain health and avoiding Alzheimer’s.

Dr. James Loomis, an internal medicine physician featured in The Game Changers film and former team internist for the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Cardinals, will discuss the benefits of plant-based nutrition for optimal performance and health.

Click here to view the Food Is Medicine agenda.

TICKETS

Tickets 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 8 or more.

OUT OF TOWN ATTENDEES

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.

Holiday Inn Express, located at 5309 W Loop 250 N., is offering a special room rate for our attendees. Call (432) 520-3600 and ask for the Food for Medicine discount to book a king room for $99 per night, plus tax.

EVENT SPONSORS

If you are interested in supporting Healthy City by sponsoring this event, please email info@ourhealthycity.com for more information.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

Continuing Education credits will be available for this event for nurses (CNE), physicians (CME), dietitians (CE) and pharmacists (CE).


Nurses: Nurses will earn 4 CNE hours for this event. Midland Memorial Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physicians: Midland Memorial Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. Midland Memorial Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dietitians: Dietitians will receive credit since this event is approved for continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacists: Pharmacists will receive credit since this event is approved by the American Medical Association (AMA) as Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Earlier Event: April 11
Macronutrients 101
Later Event: April 13
April Community Meal