Episode 44

Understanding the links between our eating and diseases

Published on: 24th October, 2021

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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Professors at Work
Rami G. Khouri interviews AUB scholars about how their research findings clarify our world's mechanics and mysteries.