Leslie Beck

Speaker, Celebrity


Leslie Beck

Leading Nutritionist

Leslie Beck helps people improve their diet, manage their weight, boost their energy levels, and prevent disease. A recognized authority on nutrition and food issues, Beck provides keynote speeches and workshops that are tailored to meet the goals of whatever groups she is speaking to, from high-performance athletes looking to increase their fitness levels, to people just starting on the path to increasing their well-being.

Having a strong interest in sports nutrition, Beck acted as nutritionist to the Canadian International Marathon and the NBA’s Toronto Raptors Basketball Club. Currently, she is the national director of nutrition for Body Science Centers, where she oversees the development and implementation of all nutrition and diet programs for the organization.

She is also the author of 12 health-related books, including The Plant-Based Power Diet, Leslie Beck’s Healthy Kitchen, Leslie Beck’s Longevity Diet, The Complete A to Z Nutrition Encyclopedia, The Complete Nutrition Guide for Women, Heart Healthy Foods for Life, and Foods that Fight Disease.

A prominent media figure, Beck writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, acts as a nutrition expert for CTV News, and can be heard regularly on CJAD Morning Radio.

Beck holds her Bachelor of Science (Dietetics) from the University of British Columbia and completed the dietetic internship program at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She studied a Masters in Epidemiology at the University of Toronto, and is a member of Dietitians of Canada and the College of Dietitians of Ontario.


Overview

Looking for a dynamic speaker for a conference, trade show or a corporate “lunch and learn” seminar? Leslie delivers lunch and learn-style seminars, keynote presentations, and hands-on, interactive workshops that are tailored to your organization’s needs.

Popular Nutrition Topics Include: ·10 Keys for Healthy Eating

This seminar will allow you to assess your nutrition know-how and will provide you with 10 easy ways to improve your diet, manage your weight, boost your energy level, and prevent disease. Interactive “Nutrition IQ Quiz” included for small groups.

10 Foods You Should Be Eating More Often

Based on the latest scientific research, Leslie offers advice on how to eat to stay healthy as you age. From flaxseed to fish to yogurt, this seminar will tell you what today’s top 10 nutrition superstars are, how they work to fight disease, and how to incorporate them into your daily diet.

Peak Performance Nutrition: Managing Stress through Diet and Nutrition

Stress is an unavoidable part of life but that doesn’t mean it has to affect your health or your performance. Overwork, lack of sleep, colds and flu, emotional upset, and poor eating habits all put stress on your body. This seminar will offer nutrition strategies to condition your body so it can deal with life’s daily stresses. With the right diet, vitamins, minerals and herbs you can boost your body’s immune system, increase your energy level, and prevent stress related symptoms including fatigue, headache, low back pain, irritability, and irritable bowel syndrome.

Eat to Live: Nutrition Strategies to Prevent Heart Disease

Confused about dietary fat and blood cholesterol? Wondering if oat bran really works? What about garlic supplements? Based on the latest research, this seminar will sort out fact from fallacy and give easy-to-implement heart-healthy dietary strategies, from Vitamin E to olive oil.

Eat to Live: Nutrition Strategies to Reduce Cancer Risk

Experts estimate that at least 35 percent of all cancers are related to diet. Learn how the foods you eat play a role in certain cancers and what you can do now to help lower your risk. Dietary strategies will cover antioxidants, phyto-chemicals, phyto-estrogens, fat, fibre, and more! This seminar can be tailed to specific cancers (e.g. breast cancer for female audience).

Nutrition for Women: A Guide to the Menopausal Years

Peri-menopause is a period of hormonal change before menopause. Symptoms such as hot flashes, depression, mood swings and insomnia are common. At menopause a woman’s risk of heart disease and osteoporosis increases dramatically. This seminar will inform you about natural ways to relieve symptoms and reduce the health risks associated with menopause. Diet, nutritional supplements, and herbs will be covered.

Nutrition for Women: 10 Foods You Should Be Eating More Often

Certain health problems are much more prevalent among women than men – osteoporosis, anemia, gallstones and overweight to name a few. This thought-provoking seminar will examine the nutritional health of women and discuss dietary strategies for optimal health. Based on the latest scientific research, Leslie will tell you about today’s top 10 nutrition superstars, how they work to keep women healthy, and how to incorporate them into your diet.

Other Popular Seminars

  • High Energy Eating
  • Fast Lane Eating: A guide to the downtown food courts
  • Sport Nutrition: Enhancing performance through diet
  • Holiday Nutrition Strategies: Surviving the seasonal bulge
  • 10 Keys to Safe and Successful Weight Loss
  • Debunking the Diet Myth: Weight loss strategies that work

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