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MADGE Talks - Food+Family+Health

19th - 25th March 2015 - A rare opportunity to hear three international experts talk about food and health.

Melbourne Main Event

Sydney Main event

Madge hosts an international panel of experts on food and health in 2015

Dr Michelle Perro, Pediatrician in Marin County, Ca. In her 30 years as a paediatrician, she has seen children’s health decline dramatically. Over half of US children are now diagnosed with a chronic disorder.

Zen Honeycutt, Founder of Moms Across America and mother of three sons. She has radically improved her children's health by changing their diets. Zen Honeycutt’s, group MAA tested breastmilk and found it was contaminated with the weedkiller Roundup. The highest level of Roundup was 1600 times greater than allowed in drinking water in Europe.

Dr Michael Antoniou, Head of the Gene Expression and Therapy Group at King's College London. Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, Guy's Hospital, London. He researches human gene structure and function leading to development of gene and cell-based therapies.

US Moms Report:

Allergies are up 400% in our children. Asthma affects 1 in 8. Autism has increased 1500% over the last 20 years. Twenty three and a half million Americans are now suffering with auto-immune diseases. Diabetes in teens has quadrupled in ten years. Colitis in children has tripled and Crohn's disease is up 79% in ten years. Cancer is the number one killer of children in America today.

Dr Michelle Perro:

The health of children in America is changing. One out of two children currently have some form of chronic illness. As a physician what I do all day is treat children's intestinal issues, these gut issues are connected to the demise in children's health.