BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NBC4 Los Angeles announced today the eight annual NBC 4 Your Health Expo, one of the largest, best-attended consumer wellness events in the Southland. The NBC4 Your Health Expo takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The Expo is free to the public and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Upwards of 100 exhibitors will be on-hand for visitors to get advice from leading health experts, observe fitness and healthy cooking demonstrations and participate in no cost health screenings, including blood sugar/glucose, cholesterol (Sunday only), blood pressure, vision and hearing.
The Expo will also feature the 15-minute FitnessAge Challenge, a breakthrough assessment program that lets participants know whether their fitness age is the same, older or younger than their actual age. Interactive fun family activities will be available for visitors of all ages, including a rock climbing wall, golf simulator, mini tennis and Wii Bowling Challenge.
Dr. Bruce Hensel, NBC4’s Health, Medical and Science editor/reporter, will be providing expert medical advice throughout the weekend. He will be joined by other NBC4 talent who will be there to greet Expo visitors.
Two former contestants from “The Biggest Loser,” Adam Hurtado and Ken Andrews, along with one of the show’s casting producers Brandon Nickens will be present for a question and answer session on Saturday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Robert Rey, best known for his role on the E! Reality Series “Dr. 90210,” will be a featured speaker and will answer questions at the Expo from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The event kicks-off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday morning with Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, Dr. Bruce Hensel and event sponsors.
The Long Beach Convention Center is located 300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90802. For more information about NBC4 YOUR HEALTH Expo please visit: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/on-air/as-seen-on/4YourHealth.html.
About NBC4 Los Angeles:
NBC4 (KNBC) is the West Coast flagship of the 10 NBC-owned television stations. It produces more than 30 hours each week of local news and information across its multiple platforms, including the main broadcast channel 4, online at WWW.NBCLA.COM and California Nonstop – the 24/7 news and information channel that airs on NBC4 LA’s digital channel 4.2. Serving the Los Angeles community since 1949, NBC4’s news operation has received nearly every industry award bestowed on local news, including numerous Los Angeles Emmy and Golden Mike Awards, as well as two national Edward R. Murrow Awards and a Peabody Award.