Seminars 2010

7:30 Wake Up and Work Out with Becky Wenner Main Stage
8-9 Andrea Beaman, Host Of "Fed Up!" VERIA TV Main Stage
9-10 Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. Main Stage
10-11 Dr. Craig Moss Main Stage
11-12 Diane M. Henderiks, RD Main Stage
12-1 Ed Brantley and Heba Salama Main Stage
1-2 Ethan Zohn Main Stage
2-3 Randy Raugh, MPT, C-Ped Main Stage
3-4 Kara Richardson Whitely Main Stage
4-5 Split The Bill Main Stage



Wake Up and Work Out with Becky Wenner


Becky Wenner is certified as an Adventure Boot Camp Instructor and Fitness Nutrition Coach by the National Exercise and Sports Training Association (NESTA). She also holds other training certificates including Personal Training Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and Group Fitness Instruction from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Learn more about Becky at




Wake Up to a Healthy Breakfast with Andrea Beaman


Natural Foods Chef, host of Veria TV's "Fed Up!", holistic health counselor and natural foods chef Andrea Beaman will demonstrate how to wake up to a healthy breakfast. For more information about Andrea visit:




Ed Brantley and Heba Salama

""Sharing our journey to health on "The Biggest Loser" through humor and motivation""

edheba.jpgEd and Heba shot to fame as weight loss winners on TV's "The Biggest Loser" by losing a combined total of 277 pounds. On the show, Heba became the first woman to win the "at home" prize of $100,000 for the highest percentage of weight lost overall. Her husband, Ed, finished the season in second place. Since then, the couple has been busy writing a cookbook of healthy recipes, working with non-profit organizations to prevent childhood obesity and promote fitness, as well as appearing regularly as guest speakers.

Professional chef Ed Brantley is a graduate of the prestigious Johnson and Wales College of Culinary Arts in Charleston, South Carolina. Ed worked under well-known chef Donald Barickman at Magnolia's in Charleston's historic district. He currently teaches European Cuisine at the Arts Institute of Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition to his experience as a chef, Ed and Heba are working on a cookbook of healthy recipes. Find out more about their story at .


Ethan Zohn

"Using the Power of Soccer in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS"

ethanthumb.jpgEthan Zohn is the 2002 winner of the reality television show Survivor. With his 1 million dollar prize money, Ethan co-founded Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization that trains professional soccer players to teach African children, through a tailor- made curriculum, about HIV/AIDS prevention. Since its inception in 2008 GRS has “graduated” over 300,000 and has partnered with Nike, the Gates Foundation, FIFA Futbol for Hope, Daimler Chrysler, DeBeers and Kellogg Foundation. By the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the organization’s goal is to graduate one million African youths from the program.

In April 2009, Ethan was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and soon thereafter was asked to serve as National Ambassador for “Stand Up 2 Cancer”. Join him to learn more about his educational outreach and his fight against cancer: the humor, the fear, the doctors’ offices, and hospitals.

Visit his website for information about his foundation, Grassroot Soccer, and his diagnosis: .


Kara Richardson Whitely

"How to get Healthy & Save the World"

kara.jpgJoin Kara for a discussion about the benefits of taking on physical events for charity, including how they can help you eliminate excuses, commit you to a cause and break you out of isolation. Learn how to make healthy friends and use healthy peer pressure to achieve your goals. Come and be inspired by the health plans she has on tap for 2010!

Kara Richardson Whitely has run in Central Parkat midnight for UNICEF, jumped in icy Lake Champlain, Vt. for Special Olympics, walked amid monkeys and alligators for the MS Society, walked/jogged where Washington slept for National Parks and walked the Flying Pig Marathon courseto benefit the American Heart Association. She is taking on a physical event for charity each month of the year - an initiative she calls the Save the World Diet. She is the founder of , a website designed to inspire and inform others on their weight loss journeys. She has addressed the World Obesity Congress, and has been featured in numerous publications including Self magazine and Redbook .


Randy Raugh, MPT, C-Ped


Randy Raugh, MPT, C-Ped has been a physical therapist for 13 years. His physical therapy experience includes orthopedics, cardiopulmonary, and neurological rehabilitation in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings as well as nursing home care. For 27 years, he was the Fitness Director/Physical Therapist for the Life Enhancement Program - an educational program for individuals interested in making healthy lifestyle changes at Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Randy has been promoting health for 32 years.Find out more about Randy at:


Craig N. Moss

"Vitamin D, The Miracle Vitamin" doctor_moss.jpg

Vitamin D has been called the miracle vitamin. It is essential to strengthening bones and preventing osteoporotic fractures as well as preventing cancer, heart disease, memory loss, falls, muscle pains and certain types of arthritis. Join Dr. Moss to learn if you might be at risk for vitamin D deficiency and what supplements are recommended to prevent deficiency.


Craig N. Moss, MD is the Director of Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley, P.C., and is Board Certified in Internal and Geriatric Medicine. He is a graduate of New York Medical College, and did his Geriatric Fellowship at UCLA. He has continued his education at Harvard Medical School, Georgetown University School of Medicine and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Moss specializes in primary care of adults and problems of aging. He lectures on topics of aging including osteoporosis, male menopause and normal aging.Find out more about Dr. Moss at:


Diane M. Henderiks, RD

"Good Food/Done Right" with Diane Henderiks, R.D. Dietitian in the Kitchen€

dianethumb.jpg"Healthy" is that a new culinary category? NOT! Any dish can be revamped to be good for you, it just takes a little finesse. Join Diane for an informative and interactive cooking demonstration where you will learn tips and tricks to prepare quick, easy, delicious and healthy meals. Diane’s demonstration will include her tempting recipes for Grilled Salmon with Velvet Lemon-Thyme Sauce, Oven Roasted Asparagus and Herbed Brown Rice. An added bonus…you will be sampling each dish!!

Diane Henderiks aka “Dietitian in the Kitchen™” is a leading U.S. nutritionist, personal chef & culinary educator. Diane is also the author of two cookbooks and designer of her own line of salt, fat and sugar free gourmet spice blends. She is the founder of Diane M. Henderiks R.D. and Associates LLC, a nutrition consulting company in Monmouth County New Jersey and is chef/owner of “Diane’s Daily Dish”, a personal chef and catering facility.

Diane is a regular on-air contributor for Good Morning America Health (ABC) and host of “Healthy Bites with Diane Henderiks” which airs on News12 NJ, the largest New Jersey news channel. Media appearances have included; CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, TLC, MY9, BetterTV and Martha Stewart Radio. She has also been featured in The New York Times.

Diane travels the country educating the public about how to cook, shop and live healthy. Guest appearances have included: Disney'€™s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, WOR Radio’s Taste of New York, The Taste of the LPGA, Taste of Vail, Omaha Women’s Expo, Gulf Coast Woman’s Expo, The Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival & Phoenix Women’s Expo, to name a few.

Diane is notorious for her expertise in creating wholesome cuisine that is delicious, nutritious and beneficial to both the body and the soul. Visit for more information.

Teaching people how to cook and eat well is Diane's passion:

  • Tune in to Good Morning America Health EVERY MONTH for Diane's tips, tricks and recipes. GMA Health airs on ABC News Now. Recipes for each segment will be available the same day on
  • Join Diane's growing community of foodies on Facebook. Share recipes, menu ideas, or whatever is on your mind at Diane's FB page.
  • Follow Diane on Twitter!


Dr. Joanna Dolgoff

"The Food Solution That Lets Kids be Kids"

dolgoff.jpgDr. Dolgoff will use the power of play to get families excited about healthy eating. Join her to learn how her book teaches readers to make healthy choices based on the principles of the traffic light: green light foods are nutritious, yellow light foods are eaten in moderation, and red light foods are occasional treats. Snacks and meals are designed to ensure that children get the nutrients they need to not only lose or maintain weight, but to grow strong, healthy bodies. Dr. Dolgoff will also discuss the important issues surrounding child and adolescent weight management and give tips on how to follow the program while dining out, going to birthday parties, and celebrating the holidays.

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. is a pediatrician, child obesity specialist, and author of Red Light, Green Light, Eat Right (Rodale, 2009). Her child weight loss program boasts over a 90% success rate and has been featured on WABC News, WNBC News, Fox 5 Morning Show, My9 News, and WPIX News. Dr. Dolgoff has also filmed pieces with The Today Show, NightLine, and Extra. She is a contributing blogger to the Huffington Post. Children from 45 different states are losing weight with her online weight loss program ( Dr. Dolgoff has offices in Manhattan, NY and Roslyn Heights, NY.