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NNFA 2004 Schedule of Events

Friday, July 16, 2004

9:15?10:15 a.m.
The Role of EFAs in a Healthy Diet
Hosted by: Spectrum Organic Products Inc.
Speakers: Richard Delany, M.D., Ellen Markham, Spectrum Organic Products Inc.

How Nutrition Can Reverse Modern Pandemics: Syndrome X and The Inflammation Syndrome
Hosted by: Carlson Laboratories Inc.
Speaker: Jack Challem, Author

You Can Use Education to Empower Yourself, Your Clients and Your Customers
Hosted by: Clayton College of Natural Health
Speaker: Linda Page, N.D., Ph.D., Clayton College Adjunct Professor, Author

Aloe Vera: New Science and Applications in Functional Foods, Beverages, Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals
Hosted by: Aloecorp
Speakers: Ken Jones, Director R & D, Aloecorp; Karen Masterson, Aloe Life

The New Proposed GMPs
Hosted by: R. Donnelly & Associates Inc.
Speaker: Rick Taylor

Is Stress Making You Fat and Ruining Your Health?
Hosted by: Window Rock
Speaker: Shawn Talbott, Ph.D., Cortislim

10 a.m.?5 p.m.
Scientific Poster Session

10:30?11:45 a.m.
Omega-3s and Cardiovascular Disease
Speaker: Ethan M. Balk, M.D., M.P.H., Tufts University

What Can You Say About Products You Sell?
Speakers: Rekesh Amin, Esq.; Jay Jacobowitz, President, Retail Insights

Too Tired to Tango
Speaker: Carol Simontacchi, C.C.N., Author

Nutrition and Health: What Does the Future Hold?
Speaker: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Jacob Gould Schurman, Professor, Cornell University

11 a.m.?Noon
Retailer Divisional Meeting and Open Forum

Supplier Divisional Meeting and Open Forum

11 a.m.?6:00 p.m.
Good Manufacturing Practices: Preparing for Certification
(Separate registration and fee required.)

Noon?1:15 p.m.
21st Century Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Speaker: Matthew J. Budoff, M.D., F.A.C.C., UCLA School of Medicine

Noon?1:15 p.m.
What You Don?t Know Can Hurt You?and Your Business: Federal Employment Laws All Employers Should Know About and Follow
Speaker: Frances Hume, S.P.H.R.

Foods That Flatter
Speaker: Linda Page, N.D., Ph.D.

True Holism: Improve Your Customers? Health and Protect Your Bottom Line
Speaker: Jery Cochern, C.N.C

1:30?2:45 p.m.
After Low-Carb: How to Retain New Customers
Moderator: Jay Jacobowitz, President, Retail Insights

Consumer Trends in Today?s Natural Products Marketplace
Speaker: Steven French, The Natural Marketing Institute

The Holistic Heart: Healing the Heart of a Woman (and Her Husband Too)
Speaker: Carol Simontacchi, C.C.N., Author

The Truth About Beauty
Speaker: Kat James, Author

3?4 p.m.
Metabolic Engines of Cellular Rejuvenation: What?s Missing From Your Diet?
Hosted by: Gematria Products Inc.
Speaker: Todd Ovokaitys, M.D., CEO

Lean Bodies for Life
Hosted by: Carlson Laboratories Inc.
Speaker: Cliff Sheats, Ph.D., C.C.N.

The Science Behind Multivitamins and Prenatal Nutrition: Prudent Disease Prevention or Health Risk?
Hosted by: Rainbow Light
Speakers: Susan Beck, L.Ac., C.N., Ph.D.; Michele McRae, C.N.; Monique Wellise

Metabolic Management: The Key to Successful and Long-Term Weight Loss
Hosted by: Vitamin Research Products
Speaker: Shari Lieberman, Ph.D., C.N.S.

Next Wave Probiotics From Japan
Hosted by: Essential Formulas Inc.
Speaker: William Schoor, Vice President, Essential Formulas Inc.; Martie Whittekin, C.C.N.

The Amazing Power of a Single Cell Plant
Hosted by: GoForLife Labs
Speakers: Vincent Wood, Ph.D., Fuji Chemical Ind. Co. Ltd.; Eiji Yamashita, Ph.D., FCI Health Science

4:15?5:30 p.m.
Opening Keynote: Syndrome X?The Link to Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity and Diabetes
Speaker: Michael T. Murray, N.D., Natural Factors

5:45?6:45 p.m.
Parasite Cleansing
Hosted by: Silver Creek Laboratories Ltd.
Speaker: Valerie Saxion, N.D., Vice President

The New Technology of Soy to Maintain Healthy Cholesterol Levels
Hosted by: Kyowa Hakko U.S.A. Inc.
Speaker: Yoichiro Sugimura, M.S.c., M.B.A., International Marketing Manager

Using Cellular Energy to Regulate Programmed Cell Death (Aptosis)
Hosted by: Amarc Enterprises
Speaker: Frank Antonawich, Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook, Department of Neurology

New Scientific Data Surrounding Coleus forskohlii Extract and Healthy Weight Management
Hosted by: Sabinsa Corp.
Speaker: Vladimir Badmaev, M.D., Ph.D., Sabinsa; Shari Lieberman, Ph.D., C.N.S.

Saturday, July 17, 2004

8:45?9:45 a.m.
Insulin Resistance?Crisis and Epidemic: What You Need to Know
Hosted by: Maitake Products Inc.
Speaker: Mark J. Kaylor, Ph.D.

Life Beyond the Low Carb?High Protein Bubble
Hosted by: Natures System Inc.
Speaker: James Rouse, N.D.

The Chromium Connection
Hosted by: Nutrition 21
Speaker: Anthony Almada, B.S.c., M.S.c., Founder and CSO, IMAGINutrition

Chinese Integrative Medicine
Hosted by: Longjiang River Health Products
Speaker: William Young, L.Ac., Ph.D.

Nutritional Factors for Syndrome X
Hosted by: Natures Benefit Inc.
Speaker: Stephen Holt, M.D.

10 a.m. Socially Responsible Retailer Awards Ceremony

10-11:30 a.m.
Keynote Address: The View from Capitol Hill
Sponsored by Garden of Life and Nutraceutical Corp.
Speakers: Rep. Chris Cannon and Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.

11:30 a.m.
Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremonies

Noon?1 p.m.
FDA Hot Topic Update

12:30?5 p.m.
Natural Food Demonstrations

1?4 p.m.
10th Annual People?s Choice Awards
Sponsored by Better Nutrition Magazine

1:30?2:30 p.m.
Open Legal Q & A

3?4 p.m.
Shipping Solutions (That Could Save You 32%)

5:30?7 p.m.
President?s Reception

Sunday, July 18, 2004

8?8:45 a.m.
Annual NNFA Business Meeting and Breakfast

9?10 a.m.
Closing Keynote: Low-Carb Done Right Is Based on Science, Not Hype
Speaker: Fred Pescatore, M.D.

11 a.m.?Noon
FDA at Your Door? Now What?

11 a.m.?3 p.m.
Natural Food Demonstrations

12:30?1:30 p.m.
Let?s Talk Low-Carb Labeling

2?3 p.m.
International Update

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