Nutrition for Maximizing Brain & Heart Health – Monday at Woodmont Country Club

Most people know that nutrition is crucial for heart health, even if the specifics are sometimes a bit confusing. But very few people realize just how important nutrition is for brain health, and that the two intersect quite nicely.

My clients regularly ask me: Do certain foods affect my brain? My answer: Yes! What you eat profoundly affects the brain, memory, and mental function. And – lucky for us – scientific research confirms brain and heart health benefit from similar foods, nutrients and behaviors (Read my article, “Maximizing Brain Health Do’s and Don’ts). Katherine will discuss state-of-the-art knowledge of how you can maximize your brain and heart health through nutrition at the First Annual “Go Red For Women Wellness Symposium” at the Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland on Monday, May 29.

Go Red For Women® celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke.

The American Heart Association cordially invites you to the
First Annual Go Red for Women Wellness Symposium
in conjunction with the 29th Annual Golf Tournament

Monday, April 29, 2013
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Woodmont Country Club
Rockville, MD

 Explore and celebrate your health and well-being at the First Annual Go Red for Women’s Wellness Symposium. Join other strong women from across DC, Maryland and Virginia for a powerful, meaningful day to join forces, raise funds for the American Heart Association, and commit to ending heat disease and stroke – the number one killer of women.

Learn how heart disease affects a family and how you can help stop heart disease in our lifetime, while experiencing new ways to nurture your body, mind and spirit in a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere for women of all ages. Choose three expert-led workshops from an array of dynamic topics including healthy cooking, nutrition, fitness, weight loss, beauty and happiness.

The day ends with a heart-healthy lunch, keynote speaker, and inspirational survivor story.

Schedule (Subject to Change)

10:00AMRegistration 

10:30AMSession One

Julia Miles-Davis: Image Consultant
Katherine Tallmadge, MA, RD: Nutritionist, Author of “Diet Simple,” President of Personalized Nutrition

11:15AMSession Two

Celebrity Chef Huda: Heart-Healthy Cooking Demonstration
Debra Chandler, Emily Richards, and Caroline Adams Miller: Moderated by Kathy Wilson: You First – Health, Wealth and Happiness with a Panel of  Experts

NoonSession Three

Debi Bevins: Zumba!
Antonisha Bennett: CPR Training and Blood Pressure Screening

12:45PMHeart-healthy Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Michelle Albert, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at Howard University Hospital: Keynote Speaker
Andrea Wongsam: Survivor

 Tickets are $100 and help the American Heart Association fund cutting edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional education programs, and advocate to protect public health.  For more information or to reserve tickets, please contact

Eliza Kanovsky at eliza.kanovsky@heart.org or 703.248.1717

Call Katherine: 202-833-0353 or Email Her
For more fabulous tips and simple, effective ways to lose weight,
buy her book, Diet Simple!

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2 comments


  • Can you let me know when next you will have another “brain” seminar; we missed this one and my husband has short-term memory and cognitive issues from stroke. We are interested in your subject matter. Gail

    May 1, 2013
    • Yes! Please sign up for my blog and/or facebook page and I will send out reminders. Are you on my newsletter list? If not, would you like me to add you? Thank you for your interest, Gail!

      May 1, 2013

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