"The Integrative Nutrition community has the power to influence food policy and shape the national discussion about pressing health issues. With this kind of passion and awareness, we can reverse obesity."
- Neal Barnard, MD
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2012
The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), the world’s largest nutrition school, is proud to announce that it will be holding a second live conference this season from October 20-21, 2012, at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
This conference, along with the first to be held from September 29-30, 2012, will give students of the Health Coach Training Program the opportunity to hear from world-renowned nutrition experts, hone their health coaching skills, and learn how to make their practices thrive. The conferences are open to select classes of current students for live attendance; all other students and graduates can view the lectures via Live Stream from the comfort of their own computers or mobile devices.
The October conference will feature Founder, Director and Primary Teacher of Integrative Nutrition Joshua Rosenthal, MScEd, and the following keynote speakers:
- Marion Nestle, PhD: the esteemed Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. Dr. Nestle is the author of Food Politics and is an influential voice on the topic of food policy.
- Neal Barnard, MD: the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard is an Integrative Nutrition visiting teacher and one of the world’s leading health advocates specializing in the role of nutrition in diabetes, obesity, and chronic disease.
- Nina Planck: author of The Farmers’ Market Cookbook, Real Food: What to Eat and Why. Nina left positions on Capitol Hill and at TIME magazine to launch London Farmers’ Markets, which now runs almost 20 year-round locations.
"I look forward to connecting with the Integrative Nutrition community and furthering the use of nutrition as a powerful form of preventive medicine," said Dr. Barnard. "The path to health starts with knowledge, and Health Coaches play a vital role in educating the public about the importance of a healthy diet. What's more, the Integrative Nutrition community has the power to influence food policy and shape the national discussion about pressing health issues. With this kind of passion and awareness, we can reverse obesity, diabetes, and other serious conditions."
About The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN)
Founded by Joshua Rosenthal, MScEd, in 1992, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition has grown from a small classroom of passionate individuals to a global community of over 25,000 students and graduates in 96 countries worldwide. Its flagship course, the IIN Health Coach Training Program, teaches students to become successful Health Coaches who can effect positive, long-lasting change. The school’s unique curriculum teaches a wide variety of skills in health coaching, nutrition education, business management, and healthy lifestyle choices. Visit http://www.integrativenutrition.com for more information