Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Strawberries, Grapes and Soy

David Grotto, RD's 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life (Bantam; 2008) continues to be the must have food guide and reference for consumers and professionals everywhere. His companion website at 101FoodsThatCouldSaveYourLife.com provides beautifully produced high-definition videos filled with nutritional information, food lore, mouthwatering recipes, tips and recommended links. The website's video library continues to expand and now, partnering with the California Strawberry Commission, Welch Foods, Inc. and SoyJoy, strawberries, grapes, and soy join the 101 Foods video family.

At 101FoodsThatCouldSaveYourLife.com, visitors will find accompanying Bonus Material to augment each video, Dave’s Raves, a continuously updated list of recommended products and services, Dave’s Blog, and links to sponsors' websites for even more great information and recipes. Visitors can join the 101 Foods community (it’s free!) where they can post comments, exchange information, recipes, or simply meet friends interested in food and nutrition.

101FoodsThatCouldSaveYourLife.com is dedicated to providing evidence-based nutrition information along with the latest emerging science to improve health in an engaging and state-of-the-art website, one delicious bite at a time.

Major sponsors of 101FoodsThatCouldSaveYourLife.com include:

Ponte Fresco Restaurants in Chicago, Illinois and San Juan, Puerto Rico - http://pontefrescousa.com

Select Milk Producers in Clovis, New Mexico and Eagle, Idaho - http://www.goodcow.com

Fair Oaks Farms Dairy of Fair Oaks, Indiana - http://fofarms.com

Berry Chill Yogurt Couture of Chicago, Illinois - http://berrychill.com

Participating Sponsors of 101FoodsThatCouldSaveYourLife.com include:

Washington Red Raspberry Commission - http://raspberryinfo.com

California Dried Plum Board - http://www.californiadriedplums.org

PepsiCo/Quaker Oatmeal - http://quakeroatmeal.com

California Strawberry Commission – http://www.calstrawberry.com

Welch Foods, Inc. – http://www.welchs.com

SoyJoy – http://www.soyjoy.com

About David Grotto, RD, LDN
David Grotto, RD, LDN comes from the natural foods industry where he owned and operated his own natural food store for over 25 years. His work led him to become a registered dietitian and after several years of working as a clinical dietitian, Dave started Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a nutrition consulting firm that provides nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and also offers personalized at-home dietary services. In 2008, he published his first groundbreaking encyclopedia of powerhouse foods, 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life (Bantam; 2008).

Dave hosted his own live radio show for over 10 years called Let’s Talk Health, CHICAGO! and went on to serve as a national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association for over six years. He has been featured in numerous radio and television programs such as You the Owners Manual radio program with Dr. Roizen and the Montel Williams Show and iVillage Live. He also co-hosted the national television program, Health & Lifestyles, Weekly and is now the Host and Executive Producer of 101FoodsThatCouldSaveYourLife.com

Dave also is a nutrition advisor to Fitness magazine and writes the featured column, “Ask the Guy-a-titian” in Chicago Wellness Magazine. He has appeared in numerous national magazines including Quick & Simple, Men's Health, Men’s Fitness, Self, Woman's Health, Woman’s Day, Body & Soul, Ladies Home Journal, Weight Watchers, More, and Prevention. He is a professional spokesperson and is involved in public relations and advertising campaigns for select commodity boards and healthy products.

One of Dave's passions is improving the health of children through good nutrition. He is the advisory board chair for Produce for Kids® and PBS Kids™ health initiative. Dave also lectures extensively on the benefits of humor and laughter therapy and is a Certified Laughter Leader, receiving further training in improvisation from The Second City in Chicago. He lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife, three daughters and two-female dogs making him an expert on the subject of “unopposed” estrogen.

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