Special Speaking Event: Dr. Michael Greger "How Not to Die: Foods that Prevent and Reverse Disease” in Towson

Dec 9 2015 - 7:00pm
Dec 9 2015 - 9:00pm
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The special speaking event will feature nutrition researcher Michael Greger, MD, an intrepid nutrition researcher and founder of the wildly popular website NutritionFacts.org, who will speak and do a book signing on "How Not to Die: Foods that Prevent and Reverse Disease”. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. Dr. Michael Greger examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America-heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more-and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives. Please RSVP and join us!

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, 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. More than a thousand of his nutrition videos are freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.

Proceeds from this special benefit speaking event will support the wonderful work of Dr. Greger at NutritionFacts.org. Attendance fees are $12 in advance, and $15 at the door. Attendance fees are $12 in advance, and $15 at the door. Register in advance by sending Paypal payment to ginnyrobertson@comcast.net, or send check or money order payable to Don Robertson to Earthsave Baltimore, 517 Talbott Ave. Lutherville, MD, 21093. Please RSVP, if you can, by calling 410-252-3043, or emailing Baltimore@Earthsave.org. Event will be held at Towson Presbyterian Church, 400 W Chesapeake Ave. Towson, MD, 21204. DIRECTIONS and PARKING: http://www.towsonpres.org/index.php/about-tpc/map-directions.

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