Mar. 22, 2021

Doctor - will my diet work? Insights from long-term, large scale, clinical trials

To what extent can your diet affect your brain? Your DNA biological age? Can we retain our microbiome memory? Can we affect our body fat composition? Professor Iris Shai, a Harvard professor and world renowned expert in nutrition will share some of her insights.

Time: Tuesday Mar 22, 2021 6 PM GMT / 8 PM Jerusalem time

Prof. Iris Shai, RD, PhD, is a Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at BGU in the field of nutrition and chronic diseases, Adjunct Professor, Dep of Nutrition, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, chair of the Cathedra of Epidemiology named by Dr. Herman Kessel, and a member in the Government Health Ministry Committee for healthy Nutrition Regulations in Israel. Her focuses are obesity, diabetes and cardiometabolic risk, while performing long-term, large scale, compressive dietary randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in standards of drugs trials, and long-term cohorts.