This year's Town Hall Meeting will focus on ensuring a healthier, more vibrant life. There will be workshops on healthy eating habits for adults and children, proper food growth, healthy food preparation, and exercise.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 29, 2011
Esteemed experts recognized from all over the world will present at the Kingdom Builders Center on October 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the third annual Houston Town Hall Meeting featuring the What Can I Eat Foundation.
Sponsored jointly by Montgomery Heart & Wellness and the Johnsie and Aubary Montgomery (JAM) Institute of Medical Education and Research based out of Houston, Texas, this year's meeting will focus on the information people need to ensure a healthier, more vibrant life. There will also be workshops devoting time to teaching healthy eating habits for children, proper food growth dealing with gardening and farming, healthy food preparation, and exercise.
The ‘What Can I Eat?’ campaign is a means for initiating a community based lifestyle modification program in three phases. Phase one includes the airing of a documentary that lays the groundwork towards educating and creating a movement in the Greater Houston area communities focusing on healthy eating habits. Phase two consists of “nutritional boot camps” further educating the key aspects of healthy food selection and preparation. Lastly, phase three is the maintenance wellness programs in key locations of the city.
Key speakers presenting at the Houston Town Hall Meeting include Daphne Bell, founder and president of Keeping TABs on Your Heart, a non-profit organization; Stefano Sdringola, board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology; and Dr. Baxter Montgomery, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Admission for the meeting is free. For more information please go to http://houstontownhallmeeting.com/
When: October 22, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Kingdom Builders Center
6011 West Orem Drive
Houston, TX 77045
About the What Can I Eat Foundation
Founded by Dr. Baxter D. Montgomery, a board certified cardiologist, cardiac electrophysiologist, and executive director of JAM Institute, the What Can I Eat Foundation was made to prevent and reverse the impact of chronic illnesses through state-of-the-art research on nutritional intervention and aggressive lifestyle modifications. Its main aim is to teach people to utilize optimal nutrition and serve as a reliable education resource for people with chronic illnesses or risk factors for chronic illnesses. The What Can I Eat Foundation looks to prove the paradigm shift needed in U.S. medical practice to focus more on disease management.
About Montgomery Heart & Wellness
Montgomery Heart & Wellness is a cardiology practice and wellness center in Houston that offers a comprehensive approach to help people transform from conditions of sickness to wellness and eventually optimal health. Dr. Baxter Montgomery, the founder, is a Board Certified Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist with years of experience in the latest state-of-the-art medical practices and nutritional health. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. In addition to running Montgomery Heart & Wellness, he manages arrhythmias and coronary disease, performs angiographies, defibrillator implants, and other hospital procedures, and teaches young physicians. Dr. Montgomery has developed a diet for reversing heart disease and a diet plan for type 2 diabetes.