First ICC Health Summit on Cracking the Wellness Code 2018
by Shri Chawla, Summit Organizer
Under the leadership of Dr. Pankaj Vij (MD), Shri Chawla, and Naren Bakshi, the India Community Center (ICC) in Milpitas, CA, had its first ever Health Summit: Cracking the Wellness Code 2018 on July 8, 2018. This gathering of like-minded people presented their vision to educate, inspire, and empower the community and instill wellness as a way of life. Kicking off with lively and informative presentations by the highly esteemed Dr. Neal Barnard, MD, and Summit Chair Dr. Vij, the Summit began on a powerful note, inspiring confidence and sparking interest in the fully packed hall of over 650 attendees. The day’s agenda of inspirational speakers mesmerized the audience with valuable tips, tools, techniques, and insight on food, nutrition, and exercises, and the cooking demonstration by Chef Katie Mae filled the room.
Other speakers were Dr. Alan Goldhamer, DC; Dr. Pankaj Vij, MD; Dr. Mark Moeller, MD; Dr. Vignesh Devraj, MD (Ayur); Dr. Sanjeev Jain, MD, PhD; Dr. Akil Palanisamy, MD; Dr. Shrutti Datta, MD; Dr. Navneet Singh, MD; Dr. Shyam Das, PhD; Dr. Seema Kumar, MD; Dr. Archana Bindra, MD; Dr. Lida Faroqui, DPM; and Dr. Raj Misquitta, MD. The topics covered ranged from food addictions, diabetes, childhood obesity, and Ayurveda-Panchkarma, to life on the other side when a doctor becomes a patient. See the links below for related presentations and interviews.