Nutrition in the News

Q&A with Dr. David Eisenberg: On self-care skills, teaching kitchens & thinking outside of the box

EisenbergHeadshot1In his recently published article, “Nutrition education in an era of global obesity and diabetes: Thinking outside of the box,” Dr. David Eisenberg asserts that self-care skills are key in battling lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity and diabetes. The heart of his message: Teach medical professionals about nutrition and self-care so that they will be better prepared to teach patients valuable skills for leading healthier lives.

Below, we ask Dr. Eisenberg to elaborate on some of his article’s key points.

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WEBCAST: Scientific Report of the 2015 DGAC

The on-demand webcast can be viewed here.

On Wednesday February 25, The Harvard/T.H. Chan School of Public Health hosted a symposium on the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC):  Evidence Basis and Key Recommendations. The event was moderated by Dr. Howard Koh, with Dr. J. Michael McGinnis as the Keynote Speaker. Presenters included Dr. Barbara Millen, Dr. Frank Hu, and other members of the DGAC.