Laura Banks, comic, activist, actor and radio producer, penned the USA Today Bestseller Breaking the Rules, Last Ditch Tactics for Landing the Man of Your Dreams (Career Press) which sold over 125,000 copies nationwide. Her latest book Embracing Your Big Fat Ass, an Owner’s Manual recieved world rights with Atria, a division of Simon and Schuster and was seen on the Tyra Banks Show and re-published in Germany. (The self help book is a humorous and empowering call to arms that points women toward self-acceptance.) Other TV appearances include: ABC World News, MSNBC, Fox News, Rosie O’Donnell Show, Bill O’Reilly, VH1, The Movie Channel, BRAVO, as well as mentions in hundreds of newspapers nationwide including The New York Times and L.A. Times. She’s also written for Fitness Magazine and Tarot.com.
Laura Banks also starred in films produced by Roger Corman with New Horizon Pictures, and was in Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan (Paramount Pictures). Other credits includes hosting the TV talk show Inside Space for the SciFi Channel where she interviewed Carl Sagan. Her radio career began as an on-air talent in the early ’90s, writing and performing nationally syndicated comedy bits for Dick Clark’s United Stations Radio Networks. She was also the voice of the NBA (National Basketball Association). In 2006, she hosted Star Gal Astrology Radio, heard nationally on CRN Digital Talk in over 100 markets coast-to-coast.
Laura is also currently the co-owner of Primary Nutrients, LLC with her business partner, Dr. Alan Pressman working as a producer within the tak radio arena on Sirius/XM Radio and WWRL Radio, NY. She is also focusing her efforts on the powerful website www.pressmanhealth.com, expected to bring the message of good health to millions over the next few years with their own customized nutriceuticals. Laura has written for Talkers Magazine, the trade publication to the radio industry and was interviewed by the Electronic Retailer Magazine and is a past member of the Electronic Retailing Association and Screen Actors Guild. She founded The Clean Air Program after 911 in New York City and got thousands of people help with reimbursement paperwork with FEMA. She once single-handedly sued the United States Government for closing its doors on over $250 million of funding that is still unaccounted for today. Her current mission is to take Healthline Radio with Dr. Alan Pressman nationwide to stop the trend of premature death, obesity and illness sweeping this country today.
About Dr. Alan H. Pressman
Leading nutritionist and author, Dr. Alan H. Pressman, a Chiropractor and Board Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist, is the host of the highly-acclaimed radio program, Healthline (WWRL 1600 AM New York City) that brings essential, life changing health information to millions of people so they can lead happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives. Dr. Pressman believes that many of our nations serious health challenges and illness-related suffering can be aided and avoided through alternative health care practices and is dedicated to sharing the best all-encompassing, breakthrough health information the world has to offer. Dr. Pressman is honored to have interviewed many of our country’s leading health experts and noted authorities, including Deepak Chopra, Dr. Robert Atkins, Gary Null, Dr. Oz as well as journalists from Time and Newsweek Magazine. Often dubbed the “Doctor to the Stars,” celebrities like Julia Roberts, Kim Catrall, Susan Sarandon, Bernadette Peters, Ted Danson, Barry Bostwick, Neil Simon and Lauren Bacall have all turned to Dr. Pressman for personal health and nutrition advice. According to Cosmopolitan Magazine “[Dr. Pressman’s] diets are designed to combat celebrity stress.”
Dr. Pressman is the author of various books on alternative health care including The Complete Guide to Vitamins; The Complete Guide to Alternative Medicine; Physicians’ Guides to Healing: Treating Digestive Conditions; St. John's Wart: The Miracle of Medicine; Physicians’ Guides to Healing: Treating Asthma, Allergies & Food Sensitivities; The GSH Phenomenon: Nature’s Most Powerful Antioxidant & Healing Agent; Physicians’ Guide to Healing: Treating Hypertension & Other Cardiovascular Conditions; and Physicians’ Guide to Healing: Treating Gynecological Conditions, among many others.
Dr. Pressman is currently the Director of the Gramercy Health Association in New York City, and maintains a thriving private practice.