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Guest Speaker at Center for the Environment Says "Eat to Live, Not Vice Versa"

September 10, 2009

Category: Environmental Science, Events


By Hugh Fisher,

Live a long healthy life. Keep your mind and your energy. Die with a minimum of disease and pain.

If you eat right, exercise and cut down the number of toxins in your living environment, those could be the positive results, according to a Salisbury doctor who is trying to change locals' living habits. ;

Dr. Christopher Magryta, of Salisbury Pediatric Associates, shared a mix of healthy directions and cutting-edge science at Catawba College's Center for the Environment last night. ;

His lecture, "Nutrition, the Environment & the Genome," filled the room with about 200 adults, young and older alike. ;

Magryta's talk emphasized the big picture, suggesting that health is much more complex than knowing your family history, taking diet supplements or cutting out just one food or ingredient.  Read more...