SOURCE: PureFormulas


May 20, 2016 11:23 ET

PureFormulas Nutrition Team to Speak About Nutrition in the Garden at the Broward Aging Network Conference

May 25 Session Will Cover the Health Benefits of Homegrown Produce

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) - PureFormulas' nutrition professionals will speak about the health benefits of growing one's produce during Broward County's annual Broward Aging Network Conference (BANC) May 24-25 at the Southwest Focal Point Senior Center in Pembroke Pines.

Michelle Smith, M.S., RDN, LDN and Raisa Cavalcante, M.S. will speak about growing produce at home, with tips on how to start a home garden, the health benefits of homegrown herbs, fruits and vegetables, and will share recipes for meals and snacks. The PureFormulas session will be held May 25 at 1:30 p.m.

"We look forward to sharing the benefits of starting your own garden at home, whether you live on an acre of land or an apartment," said Smith. "We will also share delicious and healthy recipes that incorporate homegrown produce."

Close to 400 seniors, professionals and community advocates will gather for two days to commemorate the 35th anniversary of BANC. The theme for this year's conference is "Blaze a Trail," and will emphasize the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, engaging their communities, and blazing a trail of positive impact on the lives of people of all ages.

Other topics of discussion during the two-day event will include: Nutrition; The Art of Living Longer; Stress Reduction; HIV/Aids Education; Long Term Care Costs and Insurance Options; and Laughter & Yoga (presented in Spanish).

Florida Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Samuel P. Verghese will be the featured speaker on May 25, where he will speak about "Dementia's Impact on Humanity." As Secretary of DOEA, Verghese manages the Department's activities and serves as an advocate for the issues and programs that affect Florida's 4.8 million seniors.

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Headquartered in Miami, FL, PureFormulas is a leader in the online health supplement space, distributing GMP-certified quality products that include dietary supplements, organic food, beauty products, sports nutrition supplements, and pet products. PureFormulas is committed to helping its customers live life pure, featuring a secure and friendly online shopping experience, with free shipping on more than 40,000 products. Our professionals work with nutritionists and healthcare advisors to keep up to date with customers' needs and healthcare trends. Founded in 2007, PureFormulas has been recognized for outstanding customer service four years in a row, with the Bizrate Circle of Excellence Award, including its highest distinction-the Platinum Award-in 2015. It has also ranked consistently among North America's top web merchants. For five consecutive years, Internet Retailer has included PureFormulas on its annual list of Top 500 online retailers. For more information, please visit:

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