Navigation Links
Jenna Norwood to Present Award-Winning Documentary & Lecture at Harvard University
Date:12/3/2009

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have seen "Super Size Me," the junk food documentary, get ready for a stunning look at the other side of the dining table. Independent filmmaker Jenna Norwood will screen her feature documentary, "Supercharge Me! 30 Days Raw" at Harvard University on Tuesday, December 8th, 5 p.m. at Sever Hall, Harvard Yard. The event is part of Norwood's "Supercharged Living" College Tour. The film will be followed by a lecture and discussion about food and its relationship to sustainability. Event is sponsored by the Harvard University community and is free to the public. For more information, see http://www.JennaNorwood.com

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091203/CL20833LOGO )

The following day, Norwood will present a healthy food demonstration to students, parents and teachers at the Warren Prescott Elementary School in Charlestown, MA as part of its Meatless "Carbon Offset Program." The program was initiated by the Oceanic Society and Quen.ch, an environmental education outreach group from the Harvard University Extension. The raw food lifestyle is regarded as having the smallest ecological footprint.

"This vital interconnectivity among our food, our health and our environment is every reason for communities and schools to come together to gain knowledge and share resources to improve our future," said Alisyn Johnson, event organizer. "That is the motivation behind these events."

"Supercharge Me!" is a "rawcumentary" -- a humorous film that shows what happens when one volunteer human guinea pig (Jenna Norwood) consumes only raw, organic food for 30 days. The original inspiration was weight loss, but the results went beyond the visible to those which were more profound; including lower cholesterol, lower blood sugar, elimination of chronic pain, improved mental clarity and happier disposition.

Norwood's odyssey took her from Sarasota, Florida to San Diego, California where she enrolled in a 30-day raw food detox program and ate only uncooked "living" foods. Generally, these foods include organic fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, sprouted grains, blended soups, smoothies and juices. The 30-day experiment was to test the belief that food in its raw state has greater nutritional value and contains more enzymes. Documentary cameras followed Norwood as she transformed her life with a raw food diet and interviewed doctors, raw food experts, celebrities (Ben Vereen and Kathy Sledge) and a variety of others from around the world who follow the raw food lifestyle.

About Jenna Norwood

After her dramatic transformation on raw food, Norwood became passionate about sharing her experience. She switched careers from public relations consultant to raw food educator and chef. She currently has a recipe book in the works and is working on international distribution of "Supercharge Me!"

Norwood currently serves as Co-Chair of the Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County. She is a native of Washington, D.C. where she founded her public relations consulting business in 1993. In her former PR career, she worked exclusively with socially conscious clients. Norwood holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland. She received her nutrition and culinary education through the Optimum Health Institute and the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute.

SOURCE Norwood PR & Productions


'/>"/>
SOURCE Norwood PR & Productions
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Jenna Bush Hager Announce Next Generation Initiative to Improve Lives of Children Around the World
2. American Society of Transplantation Applauds Rep. Inslee for His Efforts to Pass the Charlie W. Norwood Living Organ Donation Act
3. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Available to Comment on Findings Presented at American Society of Hematology Conference
4. The WFH receives the largest humanitarian aid donation in its history - Donation represents more than 40 million international units to the WFH
5. Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at the 21st Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference Today
6. New Pixantrone Phase III Data to be Presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology
7. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Piper Jaffray Presentation to be Webcast
8. IQWiG presents a method for evaluating the relation between cost and benefit
9. The Gymboree Corporation to Present at NASDAQ OMX 23rd Investor Program
10. The Advisory Board Company to Present at 21st Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference
11. Bank of America Charitable Foundation Presents $1 Million Contribution to Feeding America in an Effort to Help Connect Low-Income Americans With Federal Nutrition Programs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 , ... Fresenius Vascular ... in minimally invasive techniques to treat and manage a wide range of vascular conditions, ... rebranding initiative. With more than 65 centers represented by more than 40 local brands, ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... MindTouch , the leading ... proud to announce Touchpoints integrations. MindTouch Touchpoints easily integrate product documentation ... to provide a seamless customer experience. , Truly “plug and play,” Touchpoints are ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... New, state-of-the-art magnetic ... is providing physicians with advanced capabilities for diagnosing and treating disease. , ... enabling doctors to get a more accurate look inside the patient’s body. The ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... systems industry has been selected as the partner of choice by Amtrak to ... railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 ... ... Recently, on her nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of ... EyeMist®, Kleyne launched right in to the world’s water crisis and how it ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2017)... Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital health company with mobile ... presenting at the 7th annual LD Micro Invitational on Tuesday, June ... of DarioHealth will be giving the presentation and meeting with investors. ... 7th, 2017 at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air Hotel and will ... About LD Micro LD Micro was founded ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... AVIV, Israel , May 30, 2017 ... stage pharmaceutical Company specializing in the development of ... will present a company overview at three upcoming ... The 7th Annual LD Micro Invitational: ... Date:                     ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) announced today that ... Company in a fireside chat at Goldman Sachs, 38 th ... at 10:40 a.m. PT / 1:40 p.m. ET. The conference ... Palos Verdes, CA. A live webcast ... the Company,s website at http://www.endo.com/investors/overview . Participants should allow ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: