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‘Go Green, Get Lean’ with Kate Geagan

Submitted by Deb Kirby

Leadership Park City XVI will host an evening with Kate Geagan on Monday, Aug. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium. Geagan is a Park City resident, award-winning dietitian, nationally recognized nutrition expert and the author of "Go Green Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet." She is on the leading edge of helping America recognize the connections between diet and its impact on the climate crisis and how to maximize health and flavor while minimizing the country’s carbon footprint.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is the fourth in an educational series presented by this year’s Leadership Park City class. The evening with Geagan pulls together and adds to the information presented individually in previous events such as eating locally, growing vegetables at home, the carbon footprint of shipping fruits and vegetables from other countries to local grocery stores and why all of this matters for personal health.

Event attendees will learn five easy ways to look and feel better and tips on sorting out the issues about buying and eating fish. Geagan will also offer a Utah guide to how individuals can have a significant impact on reducing the food footprint and immediately boost personal health.

"The American Diet is the SUV of eating styles literally guzzling as much fuel as the cars we drive. What makes for smart, healthy, easy eating is also much more eco-friendly. What’s not to love?" says Geagan.

Geagan has contributed to "The Dr. Oz Show," Martha Stewart Living Radio and Montel Williams’ AirAmerica radio programs. She has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, Comcast and FOX News affiliates across the country and she has been widely quoted in national media outlets including "O, The Oprah Magazine," "Time Magazine," "Self," "The Wall Street Journal," and "Body & Soul."

The event is sponsored by the Sunrise Rotary and The Women’s Athenaeum. In an effort to raise money to support Leadership projects, the class will hold an opportunity drawing at the event. In addition, donations can be made at the event or by calling Ken Barfield at (801) 580-5654. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfoodprint.org .