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The Heart Healthy Lawyer: Preventing & Reversing America’s Number 1 Killer!

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February 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Gary Laturno will be discussing three heart disease reversal programs. 1.) Nathan Pritikin, Pritikin Longevity Center; 2.) Dean Ornish, University of CA, SF; and 3.) Caldwell Esselstyn, Heart Disease Reversal Program, Cleveland Clinic. Gary will discuss the cause of heart disease, myths and misperceptions, the simple life style changes needed to prevent and reverse the disease and the benefits, including the reversal of other chronic diseases and their symptoms not with drugs or surgery but with delicious food. Tracy will add to the conversation while giving a live cooking demonstration of some great health-centric recipes.


Gary Laturno
Tracy Childs

Tracy Childs is a super passionate healthy food advocate who fully embraced a plant-based lifestyle after first becoming vegetarian as a teen, then vegan as a young adult. She’s dedicated to spreading the message of how plants & lifestyle choices can heal the planet, protect animals and help us avoid needless suffering from lifestyle-related diseases.

She is co-founder, chef and director of Tracy’s Real Foods a whole-foods, plant-based company that ships healthy Goodies nationwide.  She’s a certified Nutritional Consultant and holds a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from eCornell. Tracy has also taught nutrition and cooking for over a decade as a Food for Life Instructor, certified with the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine. As the Founder and Director of Veg-Appeal in San Diego she offers healthy cooking classes, corporate wellness, individual & cooking lessons, store tours & personal health coaching.  Tracy is also the Founder and Director of PlantDiego, a San Diego-based nonprofit “PlantPure Pod” inspired by the movie PlantPure Nation to educate and support people in living a healthy, whole food, plant-based lifestyle. She loves sharing healthy food tips so much she’s a frequent contributor, filming live cooking demos for #LunchBreakLive on Facebook with the Jane Unchained News Network. In addition, Tracy is a cookbook contributor!  She contributed over 100 recipes for the book by —David Kater:  Handbook to Higher Health Consciousness (2017) and contributed recipes to “Food is Climate” (2021)  by Glen Mercer.”

Gary M. Laturno, JD,

2022 President, La Jolla Bar Association
Vice Chair, Health & Wellness Committee, CA Lawyers Association
Past Chair, Real Property Law Section, CA Lawyers Association 
Former FBI Fitness Advisor, San Diego FBI Office
Former attorney and Chief of Civil Litigation, FBI HQ, Washington, DC, US Department of Justice
Author, “Three Steps to Weath &Financial Security, All That Glitters Isn’t Gold”
Currently writing second book, “The Heart Healthy Lawyer, Preventing & Reversing Americas Top Killer”  

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