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Tonsley Talks with Dr Karen Murphy 'Back to basics nutrition – the way to go?’

When:
Tuesday 21 January
Time:
2:30AM
Topic:
Business, Education and training, Health and wellbeing, Libraries, Technology
Type:
Presentation
Audience:
Resident, Senior, Business, Visitor, Adult
Cost:
FREE
Bookings:
Required
Tonsley Talks Karen Murphy Website

Dr Karen Murphy holds a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry and is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian. She has over 20 years’ experience working in the nutrition science field. She leads the Mediterranean dietary patterns group at the University of South Australia and uses an evidence-based approach to explore the effect of whole diet and lifestyle patterns on chronic disease risk.

Specifically her research investigates the impact of the Mediterranean dietary pattern on cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome as well as mental health and wellbeing and risk of dementia. She is a recognized leader in research in nutrition, chronic disease and ageing and as a result collaborates with national and international researchers and the food industry. She offers expertise in clinical trials, assessment of dietary intake, measures of body composition, cardiovascular health, cognitive performance and biochemical analyses.

The aim of this presentation is to provide general nutrition information, nutrition requirements, portion size and specific macronutrients including dietary fat and protein as well as understanding food labels.

Presented by Dr Karen Murphy on behalf of Tall Poppy Campaign, Australian Institute of Policy & Science

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Location

Flinders @ Tonsley - Level 2, Seminar Space 2.46 (Under MAB - via Gate 1 Flinders Uni if entry via South Road or Gate 8 then left of Central Forest if entry via Alawoona Avenue) Tonsley Innovation District (former Mitsubishi site) 1284 South Road TONSLEY, SA 5042


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