Eight-Day Inaugural Virtual Food as Medicine Summit & EXPO Promoting Nutrition’s Role in Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Starts Saturday, August 22

Tickets are $15 for the Health and Wellness Event Featuring More than 40 Experts Including Dr. Michael Greger, Dr. Neal Barnard, and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn


The inaugural VIRTUAL Food as Medicine Summit & EXPO is a health and wellness event focused on nutrition and self-care August 22 – 29, 2020. Tickets are $15 for a 24-hour-access pass to each of the eight days and $82 for the VIP package with one-year access to the event programming.

Presented by Dallas based TS Wellness Founder and President Patricia Thomson, Ph.D., the eight-day online summit focuses on nutrition’s role in preventing and reversing chronic diseases including heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, cancer, auto immune disease, obesity, arthritis, IBS, and lupus. Executive producer is nutritionist, educator and chef Brooke Ali.

The event’s lead sponsor is Katherine Lawrence Ireland of Food Saved Me. Based in Southlake, Texas, Ireland teaches cooking classes to help people avoid and overcome common diseases. She is also a leading Saladmaster distributor. Media sponsor is VEGWORLD Magazine. Free to readers, VEGWORLD features “vegan & plant-based buzz,” cutting-edge health information, celebrity news and exclusive interviews, scrumptious recipes, and compassionate and human-interest stories.

The Summit & EXPO features more than 40 experts in the fields of plant-based nutrition, health and disease, plant-based cooking, fitness, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, personal triumphs and environmental sustainability. The event will also include a VIRTUAL EXPO where attendees can visit plant-based exhibitor sites, view promotional videos, and explore and purchase products, resources and services.

Featured world-renowned physicians and experts in science-based nutrition include Dr. Michael Greger, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)* Founder and President Dr. Neal Barnard, Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Dr. Kristi Funk, Dr. Brooke Goldner, Dr. Linda Carney, Dr. Bandana Chawla, Dr. Munish Chawla, Dr. Milton Mills, Dr. Niraj Mehta, Dr. Renata Joffee, Dr. Rizwan Bukhari, Dr. Nancy Eriksen, Dr. Jimmy Conway, Victoria Moran, and Brenda Davis RD.

*PCRM is a nonprofit health organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research and medical training.

The EXPO also features health and wellness-related sponsors and exhibitors. Throughout the eight days, an impressive lineup of cooks and chefs including Ann & Jane Esselstyn, Kimberly Pearce Campbell, Miyoko Schinner, Katherine Lawrence Ireland, Karoline Mueller, Del Sroufe, Thomson, and Ali will demonstrate easy-to-prepare, healthy and delicious recipes. Recipes will be provided so attendees can cook along with the experts.

Additional experts include Marci Lock, Laura Sainz, Brianna & Matt Silvio, Josh LaJaunie, Ellen Jaffe Jones, Brittany Carmichael and the Plant Chics.




Karin Olsen
Plant Power Productions

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