FitExpo In Los Angeles This Weekend

Bring your appetite for nutritional knowledge to the Healthy Living Pavilion, sponsored by Supreme Protein, at the west coast’s largest fitness event, TheFitExpo Southern California. This exciting health and fitness weekend features something for everyBODY and is set for Saturday and Sunday, January 25-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, South Hall G, H & J.

The Healthy Living Pavilion will feature a variety of seminars with leading experts discussing specific dietary programs, weight management, digestive disorders, and more. Live cooking presentations will serve up tips on how to shop for and cook healthy, quick and easy meals.

“We’re excited about the growth of the Healthy Living Pavilion, with even more booths and expert speakers,” said TheFitExpo Project Manager, Matthew Berman. “It is our goal to provide attendees with the ingredients for a recipe of success for achieving a healthier lifestyle.”

LA FitExpo This Weekend

Expert cooking demonstrations will be offered daily including:

*Los Angeles-based chef Alison Charbonneau, a vegan, macrobiotic, plant-based personal chef and holistic nutrition and wellness coach who will prepare protein-packed vegan dishes plus dairy free cheeses, sauces and dips.

*”The Fit Foodie” Mareya Ibrahim, is a nationally renowned food safety and clean eating expert and an award-winning entrepreneur, chef, author and founder of Grow Green Industries. She will be offering Abs are MADE in the kitchen, the five essential ways to supercharge your metabolism and sculpt a beautiful body with food and DIET is a 4 letter word, how to eat cleaner, everyday with fit food swaps.

*Chef Garrett Nishimori will focus on incorporating kale into a gourmet meal with his preparation of MexiKALE Pizza, SuperKALE Margarita and SuperKALE Sushi.

*Celebrity chef, best-selling author and owner of Santa Monica’s Raw Star Café, Bryan Au, is considered the leading authority figure of “Eco Green Cuisine.” He will feature provide demos from his award-winning cookbook, Raw Star Recipes: Organic Meals, Snacks & Desserts Under 10 Minutes by making his famous super food twists to Sweet Potato Pie and donuts.

*CUTCO Cutlery will have a kitchen knife expert on hand demonstrate culinary tricks to help get the perfect dice, slice and chop every time you cook.

Several health and diet issues will be addressed from a nutritional perspective. Herbal product expert Caroline MacDougall will focus on how to maintain a stable blood sugar in order to sustain energy, good health and weight management on a plant-based diet. She will share information about her caffeine-free herbal coffee Teeccino®, a coffee alternative. Health Researcher and nutrition consultant Sherry Brescia, will offer advice for people who want to overcome digestive disorders with their diet from her Great Taste NO Pain health system. She will share her gluten free version called Great Taste No Gluten.

Attendees will find innovative healthy kitchen products on the exhibit floor including FDA approved Eat Cleaner, the first all-natural, odorless and tasteless, lab tested product that removes pesticides, waxes and surface debris that can carry bacteria from produce, seafood and poultry; IPS Egg White Chips, the first-ever protein chip snack that is all natural and deliciously crunchy; Halo Top Creamery, a new ice cream that is decadently rich tasting yet high-protein; an action-packed snack, Perky Jerky, an all-natural energy snack is made from ingredients from the Amazon; Royal Himalayan Crystal Salt, containing 84+ minerals in the same proportion that are found in human cells and it replenishes the body rather than depletes it like regular salts; Teeccino a coffee alternative that allows you to drink coffee even when pregnant or if your doctor says no to caffeine; TeeChia, a new super seed cereal that is a high performance and gluten-free; Mary’s Gone Crackers will bring their new organic gluten free, vegan Hot ‘n Spicy Jalapeño Crackers and Super Seed Crackers that are made in USA; and many more.

Unique products on the expo floor include Tern Bicycles Folding Bike. Perfect for the green-conscience commuter, this bicycle takes up little space at home and is ideal for someone who takes the bus. It fits in the trunk of any car and unfolds in under 15 seconds with larger wheels for a great ride! The Pocket Disc is fun for whole family. This new style Frisbee is soft and easy to throw and catch. Sporteer is a high-performance sports armband for smartphones that is designed by athletes for athletes for use at the gym, track or biking and more.

TheFitExpo offers something for everyBODY! Attendees will find over 100 fitness and sports celebrities as well as 20 amateur, professional, Olympic and attendee competitions and 400 exhibits offering the latest in fitness, diet, nutrition, strength and wellness products and services. During both days of the Expo, many leading fitness professionals will be presenting educational seminars and demonstrations on subjects such as proper nutrition and dieting and exercise philosophies.

Adult admission tickets are $20 per day or $30 for the full weekend. Children 12 years and under are $10 per day and children under 6 are free. Show hours are Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Plenty of parking is available. The Los Angeles Convention Center is located at 1201 South Figueroa Street, South Halls G, H, and J. For full information on TheFitExpo ticketing, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities call (818) 545-0290 or visit www.thefitexpo.com.

Event is produced by National Fitness Productions. Title sponsor is Bodybuilding.com. Presenting sponsors for Bodybuilding.com TheFitExpo Southern California are Body Fortress and Subway Restaurants with MET-Rx, Pure Nutrition, Optimum Nutrition, American BodyBuilding, Dymatize, Supreme Protein, Pursuit Rx, and Ralphs as Major sponsors. Supporting sponsors include GNC, ProMera Sports, MHP, Reebok ONE, Beachbody, R.I.P.P.E.D., NASM, Zumba, and Jillian Michaels’ Bodyshred. Media sponsors include Iron Man Magazine, Muscle Mag International, Muscle & Performance Magazine, Oxygen, Black Belt Magazine, The Box Magazine, and Power Media.