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August 24, 2019 - Kickstart Your Health Chicago 

Join your local community at Kickstart Your Health Chicago on Aug. 24, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.! 
From the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine 
Get a free blood pressure reading and weight check.
Learn how nutrition impacts weight, diabetes, heart health, brain health, and more!
Enjoy a healthy breakfast and live cooking demo with food samples.
Meet local health experts and success stories.
Who’s coming?
Neal Barnard, MD, Kim Williams, MD, Steve Lome, DO, Helen Jeong, DO, Melissa Busta, RN,
Maggie Neola, RD, and more!
8 – 9 a.m. Free Breakfast, Blood Pressure Reading, and Weight Check
9 – 11:40 a.m. Nutrition Presentations by Expert Clinicians, Success Stories, and Cooking
11:40 a.m. – 12 p.m. Expert Q-and-A Panel
12 – 12:30 p.m. Learning about Helpful Resources

Online Education & Events
Plant-Based 101, presented by Lee Crosby, R.D., L.D.
Expires: 09/11/2020 / Credits: 1 credit

The Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum (LMRC)
From the American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Heart Disease - Boost Heart Health with a Plant-Based Diet from Physicians Committee for Responsible Health

“2016 Change Institute: A Food Summit” by Cook County Department of Public Health, in collaboration with Loyola University and the MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health-  Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2016

Plant Based Nutrition Movement