Distinguished Aresty Speaker
Dr. T. Colin Campbell
Nutrition Scientist & Co-Author of The China Study
Dr. Campbell is the coauthor of the bestselling book The China Study and author of the New York Times bestseller Whole, and The Low-Carb Fraud. He is featured in several documentaries, including : the blockbuster Forks Over Knives, PlantPure Nation, Eating You Alive, and Food Matters. He is the founder of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and the online Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate in partnership with eCornell. He was trained at Cornell University (M.S., Ph.D.) and MIT in Nutrition, Biochemistry and Toxicology. Dr. Campbell was on the faculty of Virginia Tech’s Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition before returning to Cornell in 1975, where he presently holds his Endowed Chair as the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry in the Division of Nutritional Sciences.
Full Live Well Schedule
VIP Meet and Greet: 5:00pm-6:30pm
Aresty Speaker Dr. T. Colin Campbell: 7:15 pm
For decades, T. Colin Campbell, PhD has been at the forefront of nutrition education and research. Dr. Campbell’s expertise and scientific interests encompass relationships between diet and disease, particularly the causation of cancer. His legacy, the China Project, is one of the most comprehensive studies of health and nutrition ever conducted. The New York Times has recognized the study as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology”.
Dr. Campbell is the coauthor of the bestselling book The China Study and author of the New York Times bestseller Whole, and The Low-Carb Fraud. He is featured in several documentaries, including : the blockbuster Forks Over Knives, PlantPure Nation, Eating You Alive, and Food Matters. He is the founder of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and the online Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate in partnership with eCornell.
He was trained at Cornell University (M.S., Ph.D.) and MIT (Research Associate) in Nutrition, Biochemistry and Toxicology. Dr. Campbell spent 10 years on the faculty of Virginia Tech’s Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition before returning to Cornell in 1975, where he presently holds his Endowed Chair as the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry in the Division of Nutritional Sciences.
Dr. Laurie Marbas, Founder of How-to Health: 7:45pm
A dynamic Florida-based family-medicine physician, and US Air Force Veteran, Dr. Laurie Marbas believes everyone has the right to know how they can prevent and even reverse chronic disease; not through medication, but by understanding what foods to put on our forks. As a certified Food for Life instructor from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine she is uniquely qualified to help patients shift the way they use food to fix the underlying problems, not the symptoms of poor health and lifestyle habits.
Through her blogs, website howtohealth.org, and podcast interviews with giants in the field, Dr. Marbas is helping us learn that we really can fuel our own bodies along the road to wellness and longevity…one bite at a time.
JD Roth, Producer of "The Big Fat Truth": 8:15pm
Award-winning producer JD Roth has built a television empire, creating some of the industry’s most prolific and compelling entertainment programming. After a successful career in front of the camera in his youth, JD became a reality-TV pioneer, co-founding award-winning production company 3 Ball Productions (now 3 Ball Entertainment) in 2001, and championing “transformation television” – programming that celebrates the ability of people to make real changes and improve their lives.
A producer, author, host and motivational media personality, JD first introduced viewers to the weight-loss TV arena more than a decade ago with the creation of “The Biggest Loser” on NBC – now a worldwide, half- billion dollar brand & expanded upon it with 3 Ball Entertainment’s “Extreme Weight Loss” on ABC, which ran for five seasons & airs as “Obese” in more than 130 countries.
Now, as executive producer & host of the new reality series “The Big Fat Truth” on Z Living, based on JD’s recently released book of the same name, JD guides and mentors groups of overweight participants, posing challenges & providing the tools they need to accomplish their health & weight loss goals. Whether it’s nurses at a hospital, teachers at a school, moms who never lost their baby weight, or even former reality TV weight- loss contestants who regained their weight, JD shows them how to change their lives and gain the ultimate reward of a healthier lifestyle.
Dr. Michael Greger, Author of How Not to Die : 8:45pm
Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. He is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine.
His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller in 2016. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements are donated to the 501c3 nonprofit that runs NutritionFacts.org.
NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.
Speaker Panel Moderated by Nelson Campbell & Featuring John Corry: 9:15pm
Nelson Campbell founded PlantPure, Inc. and the nonprofit, PlantPure Communities, with the vision of leading a grassroots movement to promote the health benefits of plant-based nutrition. Prior to founding the PlantPure organization, Nelson graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science, and a Masters Degree in Economics, and then worked for 25 years as a socially conscious business entrepreneur. He also is the Executive Producer, Director and Co-Writer of the documentary film PlantPure Nation, released in theaters in over 100 cities and currently playing on Netflix. This film examines the political and economic factors that suppress information about the benefits of plant-based nutrition, and makes connections to public policy, medical practice, food deserts, and farming.
Hailing from St. Petersburg, Fl, Producer John Corry’s groundbreaking feature documentary film Forks Over Knives is one of the most viewed and best-selling documentaries since 2011. His other productions on nutrition include PlantPure Nation and The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue–both available on Netflix. John’s feature film credits also include The Bowden Dynasty, Universal’s hit action-comedy The Rundown, Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged, Tattoo Nation, The Ten Commandments (animated) and The Face of Evil: Reinhard Heidrich.
PlantPure Inc. founder Nelson Campbell. The innovative weight loss program opens in the Fall of 2017 & is designed to help newcomers embrace the plant-based lifestyle. It features a one-day seminar followed by 28 days of healthy plant-based food provided by PlantPure Inc.
Music Performance by Kristopher James: 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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Live Well Location and Footprint
Map and Address
200 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
The Live Well footprint will take place at the Jannus Live, with additional locations offering related interactive content. Janis live is located at 200 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Come to learn and stay for even more fun!