Friday, November 16, 2007

John Westerdahl, PhD, MPH, RD, CNS

Dr. John Westerdahl

Dr. John Westerdahl, PhD, MPH, RD, CNS is the Director of the Bragg Health Foundation. In addition to his position with the Bragg Health Foundation, Dr. Westerdahl also serves as Director of Health Science for Bragg Live Food Products, Inc. Dr. Patricia Bragg calls Dr. Westerdahl , "a young Paul Bragg; because of his lifelong personal commitment to nutrition, fitness, health and wellness."

Dr. John Westerdahl and Dr. Patricia Bragg
Dr . Westerdahl & Dr. Patricia Bragg

Dr. Westerdahl is an internationally recognized authority in the field of nutrition and wellness. He is a Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Master Herbalist, Board Certified Anti-Aging Health Practitioner, Health Educator and Health Scientist.

A graduate of Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Dr. Westerdahl's Bachelor of Science, Master of Public Health and doctorate degrees are in the fields of food, nutrition and health education.

Previously, Dr. Westerdahl has served as Director of Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine for Castle Medical Center in Hawaii, Senior Nutritionist for Shaklee Corporation, Director of Nutritionist for Dr. McDougall's Right Foods, Inc., Director of the Murad Inclusive Health Center and Nutrition Editor for Veggie Life Magazine. His former popular radio talk show, Nutrition and You, and television show, Tasty and Meatless, reached thousands every week throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

Dr. Westerdahl is a member of several scientific and profession societies including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Dietetic Association, the American College of Nutrition, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who's Who in Science and Engineering and has received national awards for his contributions in the fields of complementary and integrative medicine, and vegetarian nutrition.

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Jean-Michel Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau has spent his life with his family exploring the world's oceans aboard the research vessels Calypso and Alcyone, communicating to people of all nations and generations his love and concern for our water planet.

The eldest son of the late ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, Jean-Michel is President of Ocean Futures Society, where he continues his life's work of educating, especially the young people of the world, to foster a conservation ethic for our water planet.

Learn more about his life and work in his biography.

Jean-Michel Cousteau is a keynote speaker at many functions where he has the opportunity to educate and inform the public on vital environmental issues. Copies of the transcripts of his speeches are available Here at transcripts

Ocean Futures Society

"Protect the ocean and you protect yourself"

Jean-Michel Cousteau has started his own organization to carry on his father's legacy called the Ocean Futures Society. The focus of this organization is found in the Mission Statement.

Mission Statement
The mission of Ocean Futures Society is to explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean's vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet.

The Ocean Futures website features a frequently updated special message from Jean-Michel to their community of members, friends, and supporters of the non-profit organization.

Find out more about what's "hot" at Ocean Futures and what Jean-Michel's team is working on now right here in Messages To The Community!