Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP
has more fun talking and writing about health, nutrition and
exercise than Zonya Foco, RD. She's vocal and visual about
helping people "get it," giving them the information
and tools to make healthy choices despite hectic lifestyles.
Beans and broccoli,
apples to zucchini, she's a bit of a fanatic
(in a good way!) about helping people "make their good
intentions come true."
Foco, America's Nutrition Leader, is on a mission to win the
war on obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Her easy humor and
dynamic style drive home the message that, when it comes to
health and nutrition, each of us can change our lives with The
Power of One Good Habit. As a teen who saw her own weight
bounce up and down, ending each diet at a higher number on the
scale, she is now motivating people everywhere with a
common-sense approach to healthy eating through her TV show,
"Zonya's Health Bites," her popular cookbook, Lickety-Split
Meals for Health Conscious People on the Go and her newest
book, a co-authored health novel titled Water
the only Registered Dietitian (RD) and Certified Health and
Fitness Instructor (CHFI) in the country to have earned the
prestigious Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation,
her boundless energy inspires audiences across North America
to stop dieting and start living the healthy life they
launching her speaking, writing and publishing career in 1994,
Zonya received her bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan
University and then worked for eight years as a clinical
nutritionist for the Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute at
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. It is from these
clients that she discovered the need for a "countertop
coach" cookbook and in 1998 wrote Lickety
Split Meals for Health Conscious People on the Go, filled
with easy recipes and healthy tips for everyday families.
2005, "Zonya's Health Bites" began making converts
to healthy eating across the nation. This 30-minute program
airing on public television incorporates smart grocery
shopping and lively cooking segments with practical exercise,
and is peppered with quick "bites" of information on
topics from kid-friendly veggies to heart-smart snacks.
her newest book, Water
with Lemon, she has joined forces with novelist Stephen
Moss to introduce a new genre – the health novel –
bringing readers an inspiring story of personal transformation
that teaches readers how eight simple habits can help them
master diet-free, guilt-free weight loss for life.
uses humor, hard facts and common sense to help people of all
ages incorporate healthy habits into their busy lives. Because
she's committed to the idea that small, simple steps are the
key to long-term lifestyle changes, Zonya stresses consistency
over intensity when it comes to nutrition and fitness.
addition to spreading the word through her own books and TV
show, Zonya has appeared on ABC, NBC and CBS, and has been
published in the popular magazines Prevention,
Health, and Fast
and Healthy Cooking.
Invite Zonya to your next
show and watch your attendance soar!
Certified Health and Fitness Instructor
Seen on PBS, HGTV, Knowledge TV, QVC and more
Author of the best selling, Lickety-Split Meals
Topics by Zonya
The following is
an extensive list of Zonya's speaking topics. If a keynote presentation is
what you seek, please know that the first five listed are
Zonya’s most frequently requested keynotes. However, Zonya
can deliver ANY of these presentation titles in a powerful
keynote fashion. If a workplace topic is what you seek,
numbers 5 through 8 are the most requested.
Looking for a half-day or
full day program? Have fun picking two and/or four topics
(respectively) to make the day what you wish. Keep in mind,
that Zonya would love to dialogue with you about a specific,
title, theme, or topic that you are planning. Feel free to
call with any of your questions or customization needs!
Obesity for Health Professionals
Nutrition/Childhood Obesity for Parents
Right on the Run
Diets for Professionals
Diets for the General Public
Skills for Dietitians
for Health Professionals
From Atkins to the
What's a Person to Eat?
protein, sugar or fat… will the real culprit please
• Learn what you need for a healthier, more balanced
• Eat your way to the body you crave
• Find out what's helpful and what's
not in today's popular diets
The Top 10 Foods We
to achieve your maximum energy potential and health? Trade
in those pretzels, bagels and green beans for the foods that
can really help you think better, look better, feel better,
and live longer … guaranteed!
here’s a way to spice up your conference...
Add A Cooking Demonstration
COOKING STAGE TOPICS
Talk about a
person in her element—Zonya is a wife, mom and busy
entrepreneur, with the same kind of time demands you
experience. She knows how to make everyday family favorites
fast, healthy and fun.
you’ve never heard of—PROMISE! She’ll show you
delicious, health enhancing, timesaving strategies that will
make you say…“I can do that!”
aromas to your meeting recipe. Whether she’s equipped with
an electric skillet and a blender for an intimate group of
30, or in a fully equipped model kitchen Zonya’s “show,
tell and taste” is a surefire hit. Don’t just experience
Zonya— experience Zonya gastronomically! Some of Zonya's
recipes can be prepared without any electricity with a wide
variety of menu items - Just ask!
Featuring "Good for You Carbs."
the right carbs and lose weight easily!
Miracle Pasta Slaw (contains negative calories: The more
you eat, the more you lose!)
Curried Chickpeas and Gingered Black Beans over Basmati
Brown Rice, a taste sensation in less than 15 minutes!
Want to entertain on a weeknight and only spend
15 minutes cooking? Get this and many more healthy
Black Bean & Corn Salsa with baked corn tortilla
Creamy Chicken Dijon over Whole Wheat Noodles with
Flaming Bananas Foster
Meal Secrets to Save You Five Hours Per Week!
Zonya, the "Lickety-Split Maven" show you how to:
Organize your kitchen so you can trim 15 minutes off
your prep time.
Plan meals that practically "make themselves"
Simplify your base grocery list, so you always have what
Few of Zonya's Books
Lickety Split Meals For Health
Conscious People on the Go!
By Zonya Foco, RD
400-page, 175-recipe book that features
"cooking-at-a-glance" recipes with countertop
easel, nutrition information for every recipe,
categorized by cooking time, motivating tips, and a
complete pantry list
Power of Positive Eating
This booklet is a compilation of "quick
read" answers to commonly asked questions, with
emphasis on the subjects you NEED TO KNOW.
Get the inside scoop on fat, sugar, salt intake,
cholesterol, carbohydrates, and MORE! Packed with 45
pages of information you will use everyday!
FEE CATEGORY: $7,500 - $9,500*
(Add a Second presentation on the same day for an additional
Cooking demos are an additional $1,500)
Honorarium can vary depending on presentation length,
distance to venue and many other factors.
All fees are plus travel expenses and subject to
confirmation, so please call for an exact quote.
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