Professors at Work
Professors at Work
Oct 24, 2021
Understanding the links between our eating and diseases
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Lara Nasreddine, tenured professor of nutrition and food sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, has conducted research since 2007 that identifies alarming trends in diet-related diseases across Lebanon. She explains how diet is among the top three risk factors for death, how youth are a most vulnerable age group for food marketers, and why eating habits formed early in life critically shape lifelong habits – which is why she focuses now on early life nutrition habits.

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