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2/21/2003 Health educator to speak at Linfield

McMINNVILLE – Deanna Latson, a nationally recognized health educator and lecturer, will speak on "Eat Right, Feel Good, Look Great!" Friday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield College.

Latson, a nutrition educator, speaks to college and university athletes and students across the country on balancing diet and exercise. She will present ways to improve health and better one's performance in the classroom and on the athletic field. Latson is a member of the Physicians Committee of Responsible Medicine, a National Collegiate Athletic Association approved speaker, and has advised many National Football League and National Basketball Association athletes.

She will discuss how to make good decisions on what foods to eat and how they will affect one's weight and health. She will also focus on some of the latest nutritional information from groups such as the American Cancer Association and American College of Sports Medicine.