Experts Available at ACSM Summit; Can Broccoli Make You Beautiful?

Article ID: 615823

Released: 31-Mar-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

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Presenter: Leslie BonciSession: Can Broccoli Make You Beautiful?

Our skin is as important an organ as the rest of the body. Daily care through food choices as well as eliminating skin stressors may help us to age better outside as well as inside. Antioxidants, essential fatty acids, adequate hydration, and phytonutrients should be part of your daily eating regime to nourish your skinfrom within.

Bio: Leslie J. Bonci , MPH,RD,CSSD, LDN,is the director of sports medicine nutrition for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Center for Sports Medicine at the University of PittsburghMedical Center (UPMC). She serves as the sports dietitian for the University of Pittsburgh’s department of athletics, and is a nutrition consultant for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, PittsburghPirates, Toronto Blue Jays and the Washington Nationals. In addition, she is the company nutritionist for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She was served as the sports dietitian for Team REFUEL for the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. She is the author of the American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion and Sport Nutrition for Coaches. She is the co-author of Run Your Butt Off ( 2012),Walk Your Butt Off (2013) The Active Calorie Diet (2011), and Bike Your Butt Off (2014). Bonci is a registered dietitian and board certified specialist in sports dietetics and a Pennsylvania licensed dietitian/nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science degree in biopsychology from Vassar College and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.


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