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ZU hosts first ESPEN Nutrition course in UAE

DUBAI, 23rd January, 2018 (WAM) -- The College of Natural and Health Science at Zayed University, ZU, together with Nestle Health Science will host the Long Life Learning, LLL, series partnering with the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, ESPEN, next month at its Dubai Campus.

Chronic Diseases are the highest trends these days, and spreading amongst children as well. "The main solution to all this remains a diet and lifestyle change," said Dr. Mirey Karavetian, Assistant Professor at ZU's College of Natural and Health Science. "Placing nutrition knowledge upfront, we shall address topics related to Nutrition in Obesity, Nutrition and Sports, Nutrition Support in Diabetes, Nutrition in the Perioperative Period and much more during the upcoming ESPEN workshop."

Prof. Fares Howari, Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences said, "The ESPEN LLL courses are highly aspired and credible courses for clinical nutrition professionals worldwide. Usually the courses are hosted in Europe. This will be the first time it will be hosted in UAE. The event will bring high visibility for the university among the health care professional community in the country and region"

The programme targets Dietitians, Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists as well as students in these fields.