Prof. Lisa Sasson presents at prestigious Weitzman Institute in Israel

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Prof. Lisa Sasson presents at prestigious Weitzman Institute in Israel

Nutrition Professor Lisa Sasson recently presented at the prestigious Weitzman Institute in Israel, a leading multidisciplinary research institute.  The forum was a discussion of the present and future trends of the americanization of the Israeli food system.  Sasson presented specifically on sustainable nutrition in the US.  Below find a brief synopsis of her presentation.

Nutrition Status of US today: how did we get here ?  

  • Changes in eating/lifestyle behaviors
  • Food policy
  • Overweight and obesity rates
  • Marketing/ advertising
  • Processed Foods/Fast Food