Nutrition for Optimal Living

Friday, January 25th 2019

12:00 PM


Nutrition for Optimal Living

No CEUs offered

This presentation will review basic nutrition concepts and what makes up a healthy eating regimen. The presentation focuses on how carbohydrates are digested and absorbed, and which carbohydrates are the healthiest and most satiating. The presentation will debunk several nutritional myths and educate the attendee on how to choose healthy food items. Overall, this presentation will provide understanding as to why plant-based food items are nutritionally superior and teach the attendee how to maximize their nutritional intakes in order to live optimally.

  • Attendees will learn how to apply basic nutrition principles to choose nutritionally superior food items.
  • Attendees will learn how to read and interpret a nutrition label.

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Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who joins Philadelphia FIGHT as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Psychology from Union College, his medical school training at Albany Medical College, his residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and his Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center.

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