No more diabetes? Decreased risk of cardiovascular disease? Greater protection against cancer? Pipe dream or possibility?
Dr. Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD, president, American College of Cardiology, chief, Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center; and Dr. Terry Mason, MD, chief operating officer, Cook County Department of Public Health, will both be presenting their case for healing through a plant-based diet at Veggie Fest 2016, at 1:30 pm on July 23 and 24 respectively. The research is solid and the results are real. This is a lifestyle change that can change your life.
Dr. Williams will speak on, "Nutrition and Heart Disease: Taking the DIE out of Diet," on Saturday and Dr. Mason's talk, "The Public Health Approach to Breast Cancer" is on Sunday. Both are in the main tent.
Arran Stephens, CEO, Nature's Path Organics, will talk on Saturday, July 23, 5 pm, on "Global Warming and the Impact of Plant Based Solutions." He will also address how and why the vegetarian/vegan lifestyle has propelled the organic food industry from being barely a blip on the radar not that many years ago to a billion dollar food industry, growing exponentially every year.
This is information that can make an important impact in your life.
Veggie Fest Chicago is one of the largest vegetarian food and lifestyle festivals in North America. The two-day festival, which drew record-breaking crowds of over 35,000 people from around the world last year, will be held on July 23 and 24 at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 4045 Naperville Rd., Lisle, IL 60532. 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
With a huge international food court; health professionals speaking on diet, lifestyle, and environmental issues; engaging food demos by restaurant owners, chefs, and authors; an incredible children's tent with face painting, clowns, and crafts; live music from some of Chicago's best bands; over 100 vendor booths to explore; and free admission and free parking, Veggie Fest has become a highly anticipated summer event in the Chicagoland area.