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Think Global: Traditional Mexican Diet in Fight Against Obesity and Disease

Friday 15 October, 2021 at 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Learn something new about our complex and wonderful world the Think Global series.

Students and staff will present a topic of cultural interest with a global theme ranging from societal changes, to environmental risks, to international relations or scientific advances.

Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end! Not only will you get to find out about globally relevant subjects, but you’ll get to meet new people and enjoy some refreshments after the talk.

Friday, October 15: Traditional Mexican Diet in Fight Against Obesity and Disease

Selene Valerino-Perea studies the PhD in Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences. She is a nutritionist with experience in public health, particularly in studying and delivering interventions to promote healthy eating habits. She is interested in learning how to improve the health of the population through policies involving traditional and sustainable diets.

Selene will talk about her experience studying the traditional Mexican diet. This event is a great opportunity to learn more about Mexican culture. In particular, Selene will talk about her research on the traditional Mexican diet and how this diet is associated with tackling obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. At the end of the event you will even get a chance to learn a traditional Mexican recipe.

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The information presented in this event represents the personal views, observations and experiences of the speaker. We welcome your diverse range of questions with cultural sensitivity in mind.

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Friday 15 October, 2021
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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