The Evolution of Food (or is it?)

(food and food products) and its relationship to health, body composition, and human performance. Are we really eating FOOD? Is what we are eating complimentary to our physiology?

Join us as we present the evolution and current perspectives in nutrition including many of the trending and developing ideologies. We will look at potential unattended consequences of the evolution of “foods”. This will be an open-minded presentation intended to bring clarity to many of the questions and inquiries you asked that we address relating to nutrition.

Topics include:

  • The evolution of today's modern diet
  • Where we started, where we are now, and where we are going…
  • What is food (are we eating "real food")?
  • How the food pyramid and current recommendations came to fruition
  • The potential & unattended consequences and ideas related to “clean eating”
  • Nutritional perspectives, theories, concepts (paleo, vegan, keto, raw, calories in calories out model)

Learning Objectives:

 • Understand the difference between “clean food” and food quality

 • The need for quality food/nutrients and its relationship to human physiology 

 • Eating mindset and strategies to redirect behaviors and decisions regarding food choices

Presenter: Michael Maziekas 

May 17th, 2020 9:00 AM   through   12:30 PM
250 Hofstra University
Oak Street Center
Room 123
Hempstead,, NY 11549-11549
United States
Fee $ 85.00
Course Credit
Credit 2.5

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