Dr. Cheryl Forberg, nutritionist and chef for NBC's "The Biggest Loser," will be sharing insights on healthy eating and lifestyle habits during a presentation at the Franciscan Alliance Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 2, at the Lake County Fairgrounds. The expo kicks off Indiana's inaugural Biggest Loser RunWalk, which will be hosted in Crown Point on Sunday, May 3.
In addition to serving as the chef and nutritionist for "The Biggest Loser" for the past 15 seasons, Forberg is a New York Times bestselling author. Her book "A Small Guide to Losing Big" shares nutrition tips and weight loss secrets with two weeks of menus and 25 recipes.
Forberg is a James Beard award-winning chef, and one of the few professional chefs in the country who is also a registered dietitian. She has mastered the art of creating flavorful meals that are also healthy.
The Franciscan Alliance Health and Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. inside the Industrial Arts Building at the fairgrounds. Forberg's presentation will be hosted from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the White Stage. Additional features of the event include race packet pick up, interactive activities, guest speakers and more. All are encouraged to attend and get inspired for race day. The event is free and open to the public.
The Biggest Loser RunWalk, hosted Sunday, May 3, will take place rain or shine, starting at 8 a.m. for the half marathon and 8:30 a.m. for the 5K, at the Lake County Fairgrounds. The event will also include a kids' one-mile fun run for ages 4-12 beginning at noon. After the race, participants, family and friends can celebrate and relax at the post-race concert featuring former "The Biggest Loser" contestant and Nashville recording artist, Dan Evans.
The Lake County Fairgrounds is located at 889 South Court Street, Crown Point, IN 46307. Registration for the Biggest Loser RunWalk event is open online through Wednesday, April 29. For more information on The Biggest Loser RunWalk or the Franciscan Alliance Health and Wellness Expo, visit www.BiggestLoserRunWalk.com.