Northwest Health and Nutrition Conference

Conference Presenters

Northwest VEG

Northwest VEG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA area. Founded in 2003, we are dedicated to bringing awareness to the power of a plant-based, vegan lifestyle and helping support people in their transition toward making healthier, more sustainable & compassionate food choices.

Adventist Health

Adventist Health Adventist Medical Center health facilities have promoted the incredible power of natural health principles in preventing and even treating disease since the mid-1860's. Today, Adventist Medical Center merges that belief with a state-of-the-art, 302-bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services.

2017 Supporters

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The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), is a lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle modifications. The goal is to lower blood cholesterol, hypertension, and blood sugar levels and reduce excess weight. This is done by improving dietary choices, enhancing daily exercise, increasing support systems and decreasing stress, thus aiding in preventing and reversing disease.

Legacy Health

Legacy Health is the largest nonprofit, locally owned health system in the Portland-Vancouver area. Within our six hospitals, more than 50 clinics, lab, research and hospice facilities, our medical experts provide compassionate and complete care for all - from routine medical care to advanced treatment, surgery and emergency services.

PlantPure Nation

PlantPure has the goal of helping more people experience the benefits of a whole food, plant-based lifestyle. PlantPure produced the documentary PlantPure Nation which played in more than 100 theaters and is available for download. PlantPure also sponsors local groups or "pods," informational programs, and a line of plant-based frozen food entrees.

Providence Health & Services

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry providing services including hospitals, physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and many other health and educational services across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Providence Health & Services continues a tradition of caring, especially for those who are poor and vulnerable, that the Sisters of Providence began nearly 160 years ago.

University of Western States

University of Western States was founded in 1904 as a chiropractic college, and has evolved into a university offering a variety of health and wellness degrees. We have been a leader in health sciences education through integrated, evidence-informed curricula grounded in our dedication to the most up-to-date health care research and practices.

Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group

The Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (VN DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics strives to empower members to be the leading authority on evidence-based vegetarian nutrition for food and nutrition professionals, health care practitioners and the public. VN DPG's vision is to optimize global health and well-being by vreating and disseminating vegetarian nutrition educational materials, supporting cutting edge research, and developing influential public policy.


WellSource pioneered the concept of computer-assisted wellness. Today, more than 30 years later, our company continues to offer innovative products that improve lives and contribute to a healthy bottom line. It's no accident that Wellsource continues to be a premier provider of computerized health assessments and interventions.