May 19 2011(Thursday), 7:30 pm
Canadian Museum of Nature, Theatre (240 McLeod St.)
Free Admission (Registration required)
Are you interested in improving your health, managing your body weight, lowering your blood pressure, and reducing the risks of cancer? If so, come and attend this panel discussion by three renowned scientists. Get the facts on the phenolic compounds found in grains and their health benefits. Find out why brown rice is better than white rice and why black rice is becoming known as a “super food”. The panelists are Dr. Rong Cao (Guelph Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada),Dr. Chaowu Xiao (Nutritional Research Division, Health Canada), and Dr. Nam Fong Han (President & CEO, Natunola Health Inc.). Presentation is followed by tour of the Arctic Kaleidoscope exhibition of over 80 photographs that reveal the true beauty of the north, by Michelle Valberg, who will be in attendance. Presented by: the OAHMS and CMN.
Health Benefits of Rice, Barley, Oat and Flax Seed
From Left to Right:
Mr.Gilles Proulx, Dr. Nam Gong Han, Dr.Chaowu Xiao, Dr.Rong Cao, Ms.Monica Wu and Dr. Alek Choo. ( Missing in the pictuer is Mr. Robert Yip)
Gilles Proulx (Project Leader in Education, CMN) chaired the discussion. The three renowned scientists: Dr. Rong Cao (Guelph Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada), Dr. Chaowu Xiao (Nutrition Research Division, Health Canada), and Dr. Nam Fong Han (formerly Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada and now President & CEO, Natunola Health Inc.) each gave a very interesting presentation on the health benefits of rice, barley, soybean, and flaxseed. Dr. Alek Choo, a senior research scientist with Agriculture Canada and is also the Preseident of the Ottawa Asian Heritage Month Society. Ms. Monica Wu is Co-Founder of the Ottawa Asian Heritage Month Society which was established in July 2004.
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