Victoria’s Talks

Food for Pleasure Vitality and Health

Diet fads come and go. Currently, popular diets include Gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, organic, whole, raw, no-carb, low-carb, slow-carb, Atkins, Paleo, Mediterranean. Do you feel confused?  In this forty minute talk I provide current science to demystify the latest diet trends and offer strategies for selecting food for pleasure, vitality, and health.

TEDx Tucson:  Beyond Organic

Buying organic doesn’t guarantee your food is free of chemicals arising from the production or packaging of food nor does it address  contaminated soil and water. In this inspiring TEDx talk, Dr Maizes discusses steps you can take to affect change and help assure a safe food supply for you and future generations.


Az Illustrated: Science – August 20, 2013

Victoria Maizes, M.D., Executive Director of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, describes how food can be used to heal the body. Shane Burgess, Ph.D., Dean at UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Leona Davis, Education and Advocacy Coordinator at Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; and Eric Lyons, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at UA School of Plant Sciences, discuss food security.