Thank You to Everyone Who Attended! See You in 2019!

Second Annual Plant-based Nutrition Symposium

Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

October 13, 2018

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Agenda (subject to change):

8:30 - Breakfast and Registration

9:00 - 9:30 am - Opening Remarks

9:30 - 10:30 am - Dr. Brooke Goldner

10:35 - 11:35 am - Thomas Tadlock

11:35 - 11:45 am - Break

11:45 - 12:30 - Breakout Session 1 -

Dr. Brooke Goldner - Dig Deeper/Q&A

Thomas Tadlock - Dig Deeper/Q&A

Michael and Nina Vought - Ecological Eating

12:30 - 1:30 - Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 - Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai

2:45 - 3:30 - Breakout Session 2 -

Dr. Dean Sherzai - Dig Deeper/Q&A

Dr. Ayesha Sherzai - Culinary RX - Sauces and Dressings Cooking Demo

Jessie Rich - Sports Nutrition

3:45 - 4:15 - Closing Remarks


About Our KEynote Speakers:


As Co-Directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, the Sherzais, through research and their extensive collective medical backgrounds, work to demystify the steps to achieving long-term brain health and the prevention of devastating diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Dean Sherzai, MD, PhD, is co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University. Dean trained in Neurology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and completed fellowships in neurodegenerative diseases and dementia at the National Institutes of Health and UC San Diego. He also holds a PhD in Healthcare Leadership with a focus on community health from Andrews University.

Ayesha Sherzai, MD is a neurologist and co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University, where she leads the Lifestyle Program for the Prevention of Neurological Diseases. She completed a dual training in Preventative Medicine and Neurology at Loma Linda University, and a fellowship in Vascular Neurology and Epidemiology at Columbia University. She is also a trained plant-based culinary artist.

Dr. Brooke Goldner is a best-selling author, the founder of, creator of the Hyper-nourishing Nutrition Protocol for Lupus Recovery, and is the author of 2 best-selling books, Goodbye Lupus and Green Smoothie Recipes to Kick-Start Your Health and Healing.

Dr. Goldner was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Nephritis with stage IV kidney disease at 16 years old and made a startling recovery from her disease at 28 years old using her protocol, which uses supermarket foods. She has been symptom-free ever since, with normal lab results and no trace of disease in her body.
Now, she educates physicians and patients on how to heal and achieve vibrant health using her protocol and supermarket foods. Dr. Goldner’s Hyper-nourishing Healing Protocol has helped patients with Lupus and a multitude of other diseases.


Recognized as one of the top 5 trainers in the USA by Star Trac, one of the largest fitness equipment manufacturers in the world, recipient of the "Best of Award" 6 years in a row for his first personal training company, Epiphany Fitness Studio, and founder of the largest indoor boot camp in Orange County, CA, Thomas Tadlock was MTV's 2003 Hottest Body, and is currently the host of the Vegan Body Revolution show, the #1 ranked Fitness & Diet podcast on In over 10 years, Thomas has changed the lives of over 25,000 students world-wide, while still being father to two children and a husband to his wife, Dr. Brooke Goldner. Thomas really is the undisputed expert on how to achieve your Dream Body on a 100% plant-based diet.