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Nutritionist, author coming to Garlic Festival

STRATFORD - Her professional background, credentials and years of experience have Leslie Beck at the top of her field.

Whether working one-on-one with clients in her private practice, writing consumer books, or consulting with the media, Beck is able to translate the latest - and often complicated - nutrition and health information into diet advice that Is easy to understand and easy to follow.

She’s not about gimmicks or fads - just science-based nutrition advice to help people follow a healthier lifestyle.

And she is coming to the Stratford Garlic Festival this year.

Beck will at the festival on Sept. 10.  As a Registered Dietitian (RD), Beck has helped thousands of individuals achieve their nutrition and diet goals. She operates an “integrative nutrition practice,” offering clients dietary advice and science-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements.   Beck will be sharing her knowledge in nutrition and food issues with the festival patrons and will be providing tips on those subjects. Her presentation is The Goodness of Garlic.  Beck writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail and appears weekly on CTV as Canada AM’s nutrition expert. Her advice can also be heard every week on Montreal’s CJAD Radio’s Andrew Carter Show. She is the best-selling author of 10 books. For her book list and more, visit www.lesliebeck.com. Also new this year, the Stratford Garlic Festival is introducing the first ever Garlic Chef competition on Sept. 11, featuring local chef’s Aaron Linley of Bijou, and Greg Hims of Foster’s Inn.

Beck will be judging the competition and will be joined by a winning silent auction bidder.

The silent auction will be held on the evening of Sept. 10, at the Glorious Garlic Dining Experience.

For more information about all the events and presenters visit www.stratfordgarlicfestival.com.

 The event is presented by the Kiwanis Club of Stratford and all proceeds go towards local community projects.

 

 

September 2, 2011

 
 

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