JANE BRODY

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$7,500 and under
 
TRAVELS FROM: New York

VIDEOS:
No videos listed.

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS

  • Personal Health
  • Health & Nutrition

Categories

Healthcare

Biography

For a recent birthday, Jane Brody, the New York Times Personal Health Columnist, received a T-shirt that proclaimed "Still Perfect - After All These Years." Once she stopped laughing, she realized it should have said, "Still Trying - After All These Years"...still trying to be good to her body, to fuel it right and move it regularly so that it will continue to be good to her. However, while her regular menu focuses on vegetables, fruits, grains, potatoes, beans and peas fleshed out with low-fat dairy products, fish and shellfish, lean meats and poultry, she is no fanatic. Moderation and variety, not deprivation and denial, are Jane Brody's watchwords. To keep her body from rusting out, she insists on daily physical activity, alternating between walking, cycling, swimming, ice-skating, singles tennis, hiking, gardening and cross-country skiing. The result is a woman who is more robust, energetic, youthful, and trim in her 60's than she was at 16.

Jane Brody received her B.S. degree in Biochemistry from the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University in 1962 and a master's degree in Science Writing from the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism the following year. In 1965, after two years as a general-assignment reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, she joined the New York Times as a full-time specialist in medicine and biology. In 1976 she became the TimesPersonal Health columnist. Her widely read and quoted column appears every Tuesday in the Times Science Times section and in more than 100 other newspapers around the country. In addition, Jane Brody's articles on other aspects of science and medicine appear frequently in Science Times.

Ms. Brody has also written scores of magazine articles and lectures frequently on health and nutrition to audiences both lay and professional. She has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows throughout the country and has received numerous prestigious awards for journalistic excellence. In 1987, Jane Brody was awarded an honorary doctorate from Princeton University. Ms. Brody also has honorary doctorates from Hamline University in St. Paul, the State University of New York Health Sciences University and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

Jane Brody has written many books including the best sellers Jane Brody's Nutrition Book and Jane Brody's Good Food Book.

Jane Brody was born on May 19, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, where she presently resides with her husband Richard Engquist, a lyricist for stage musicals. Their twin sons, Erik and Lorin, now both married, share her enthusiasm for wholesome food and fitness.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • Thin for Life: 10 Keys to Success from People Who Have Lost Weight and Kept It Off
  • The New York Times Book of Women's Health
  • The New York Times Book of Health
  • Jane Brody's Allergy Fighter
  • Jane Brody's Good Seafood Book
  • The New York Times Guide to Alternative Health
  • Jane Brody's Cold and Flu Fighter
  • Jane Brody's Nutrition Book: A Lifetime Guide to Good Eating for Better Health and Weight
  • Jane Brody's Good Food Gourmet
  • Jane Brody's Good Food Book: Living the High-Carbohydrate Way

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Emily Friedman
Emily Friedman is an independent writer, speaker, teacher, and health policy and ethics analyst based in Chicago. She is contributing editor of Hospitals & Health Networks and contributing writer for the Journal of the American Medical Association, Health Progress,
More>>

Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Laurence J. Kotlikoff is professor of economics at Boston University, research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, fellow of the Econometric Society, and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc.,
More>>

Bernie Siegel
Bernie Siegel, M.D., who prefers to be called Bernie, not Dr. Siegel, was born in Brooklyn, NY. He attended Colgate University and Cornell University Medical College. He holds membership in two scholastic honor societies, Phi Beta Kappa and
More>>

Karyn Buxman
Karyn Buxman transitioned from nursing to speaking when she realized she didn’t have to put in 12-hour shifts, didn’t have to handle body fluids, and did get standing ovations.

Through her 20 years of research and experience—along with Patch
More>>


TRANSLATE:

replica watches, rolex replica, rolex replica watches uk, rolex replica watches