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WFPB/Vegan Potluck and Guest Speaker

Zena & Shayda

Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

WFPB/Vegan Potluck and Guest Speaker

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Whole Food For Optimal Health’s October Meetup

Join us for our next potluck and special guest speaker, Dr. Renae Thomas!

  • Plan to arrive at least 10-15 mins early in order to park and grab a seat. Gate will be open at 3:30pm.
  • If you RSVP, please honor your commitment to attend. Although this event is free, we rent chairs based on how many people we are expecting and have to pay whether they get used or not. If you can not attend, please cancel your RSVP at least 3 days prior to the event



Dr. Renae Thomas (B-BMed, MBBS with honours) first became interested in food and health before she even started school, whilst watching her father incorporate lifestyle changes shortly after he was diagnosed with cancer. She continues to have a passion for nutrition, physical activity, social connections, and stress reduction, and how these influence disease prevention, recovery, and ongoing maintenance of health. Dr. Thomas migrated from Australia to Bluezone Loma Linda, California, and is currently a resident, and the lifestyle and wellness representative, in their Family and Preventive medicine residency combined program, which includes a masters in Public Health. She completed an internship at True North Health Centre in 2016, is a board member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Physicians in Training division, a PCRM spokesperson, McDougall Starch Solution and Dietary Therapy graduate, and a qualified yoga teacher.

Dr. Thomas is planning to give a brief overview of her experiences, discuss the ways in which lifestyle can be used as medicine, run through some of the evidence we have for plant-based nutrition, give examples of how to help people where they are at, and then open the floor for conversation and questions.


Please make sure whatever you’re bringing to share is:

  • Enough for 10-12 generous servings
  • Vegan i.e. contains no animal products - no meat, fowl, fish, eggs, dairy (no milk, butter, cheese, yoghurt, etc)
  • Plant-based, whole-food
  • SOS-free - no salt, oil, or sugar
  • Unsure about an ingredient? Just ask us!

Be sure to bring along any serving utensils your dish requires (tongs, ladle, serving spoon, etc)


GRANADA PARK HOA - The CLUB HOUSE                       301 NEW JERSEY LANE, PLACENTIA, CA 92870

(On west side of KRAEMER BLVD between ALTA VISTA and CHAPMAN AVE)

NOTE: Going IN, make sure to go thru the Main Gate off of Kraemer Blvd.

FROM GATE:  As you drive in, just go straight back to the club house. Plenty of parking.



There is no charge for this Meetup but we will have a donation jar available. Donations in any amount are gratefully accepted and help us offset the costs of continuing these Meetups. Thank you!

Have questions about WFPB/Vegan Potluck and Guest Speaker? Contact Zena & Shayda

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Granada Park HOA Clubhouse
301 New Jersey Ln
Placentia, CA 92870

Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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Zena & Shayda

With a deep interest in nutrition and by following a whole food plant based diet, Zena and Shayda have each lost over 100 lbs and reversed health issues such as heart disease, type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, as well as eliminated all their individual prescription medications. Both are passionate about helping others find and experience this same life-saving information.

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