California Walnuts #IHeartWalnuts Valentine’s Day Twitter Party


February is American Heart Month and we’re excited to announce that California Walnuts have received the American Heart Association’s Heart Check mark!  To celebrate, we’re holding a Valentine’s Day #IHeartWalnuts Twitter Party where we’ll share deliciously romantic recipes and award Valentine’s Day presents to lucky participants.  I would love to see you at the…

#IHeartWalnuts Twitter Party

When: Tuesday, February 14th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET

Where: #IHeartWalnuts
How: To participate use the party tag, follow host @ResourcefulMom as well as sponsor @CAWalnuts
Please also welcome special guests Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Wendy Bazilian at @YoungDrMike and @eatmovebe


Five (5) winners will each receive an #IHeartWalnuts Prize Pack, which includes the following:
  • $25 Visa gift card to purchase the ingredients for your favorite recipe
  • California Walnuts spatula
  • YOU: The Owner’s Manual by Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz
  • Pedometer
  • A romantic DVD (one of the following: Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, Lady & the Tramp, Love Actually, The Notebook)


Planning on joining us?  Let us know here by adding your Twitter URL (  An RSVP is not required to participate or to be entered to win.

Michael Roizen, M.D. Institute Chair, Chief Wellness Officer, Wellness Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Michael Roizen has founded eleven companies, co-invented a drug recently approved by the FDA and has published a series of highly popular and #1 New York Times bestsellers: YOU: The Smart PatientYOU: The Owner’s ManualYOU: On A DietYOU: Staying Young, as well as YOU: Being BeautifulYOU: Having a Baby; andsYOU: Raising Your Child all co-authored with Dr. Mehmet Oz. Dr. Roizen co-founded RealAge Inc. and his first general-audience book, RealAge: Are You as Young as You Can Be? became a New York Times #1 bestseller and was awarded the Best Wellness Book of 1999 by the Books for a Better Life Awards. RealAge and YOU books have been translated into more than 44 languages. RealAge was #1 in four other countries. His follow-up, The RealAge Diet: Make Yourself Younger with What You Eat, written with Dr. John La Puma, also became a New York Times bestseller in April 2001. His third book was Cooking the RealAge Way, also with Dr. La Puma, and he published an update to the original RealAge book, The RealAge Makeover in 2004. He and Dr. Oz write a daily column syndicated to over 70 newspapers.

Dr. Roizen has given over 1,400 lectures to professional medical groups and has been recognized with over 20 professional lectureships and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The TODAY Show , Good Morning America, Canada AM, CBN 700 Club, and the Dr. Oz Show (as the Enforcer) more than 18 times each.

Dr. Roizen is currently chief wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College and Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. He performed his residency in internal medicine at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital and completed a tour of duty in the Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health. He is certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Anesthesiology. You can follow him on twitter @youngdrmike.

Dr. Michael Roizen has joined the California Walnut Commission, Dr. Brian Wansink, cookbook author Mollie Katzen and fitness expert Petra Kolber in leading a nationwide quest to find THE Original Health Nut. They are searching high and low to find the person in America who lives each day to the fullest and goes the extra mile – someone who leads by example and inspires others to make healthy decisions in their everyday choices. Visit www.originalhealthnut.orgto learn more.

Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD

Writer, researcher, educator, and food enthusiast, Wendy Bazilian is a doctor of public health, registered dietitian and American College of Sports Medicine-certified Health and Fitness Specialist. Dr. Bazilian graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University, and received her Master’s Degree from the University of California, San Diego. She completed her Doctoral Degree in Public Health and Nutrition from Loma Linda University, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the highest university academic honor, the prestigious Chancellor’s Award.

Dr. Wendy is the Nutrition Advisor at the renowned Golden Door Spa and fitness resort in California ( heading the nutrition program and coordinating the culinary-nutrition program since 2003. She is author of The SuperFoodsRx Diet: Lose Weight with the Power of SuperNutrients (2008). Dr. Wendy is the nutrition expert and nutrition author for Heal Your Skin (2011). She is also a contributor to the James Beard- and IACP-nominated Golden Door Cooks at Home (2010), and the New York Times Bestseller SuperFoodsRx (2003).Wendy has appeared on NBC’s TODAY show, Live with Regis and Kelly, ABC’s GMA, Fox Business, Telemundo, Univision and other programs.

Dr. Bazilian is a professional writer on nutrition and exercise, having published over 200 articles for corporate and other media. She is also a clinical nutrition editor in English and Spanish for corporations and the health care industry. A fervent food fan, Dr. Bazilian has written for and her advice has been featured in numerous national magazines including Martha Stewart Living, USD Today, O-The Oprah Magazine, Healing Lifestyles & Spas, Town & Country, SELF, Natural Health, Spa Magazine, FIRST for Women, Allure among others. She serves on a number of national clinical and professional committees that help evaluate and apply the science of nutrition and sound application of nutrition practices for the public. Wendy lives in San Diego with her husband and business partner, Jason Bazilian, where they co-own and run Bazilian’s Health Clinic.

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