Exploring Nutrition and Diet trends Location: The Corbett Room, 5221 SW Corbett Ave Portland, OR 97239
Time: 5:30 PM Speaker: Patricia Zecca
“Does Fat make you fat? Is Keto right for me? Are there really health benefits from Intermittent Fasting, Gluten-Free or Whole 30? Should I be taking collagen? What is personalized nutrition? Come hear about the hot nutrition, ingredient and diet trends. Then understand what the science has to say to separate fact from fiction and build a healthy, attainable eating plan that is right for you.”
Patricia “Trish” Zecca, Nutrition, Food Industry & Public Health Expert Trish has over 20 years of experience in various areas of nutrition science including diet and disease prevention, maternal & child health, USDA Food and Nutrition Programs, diabetes education, and the food industry. Trish spent the last 10 years at the Campbell Soup Company leading Global Nutrition strategy and innovation for the Americas then Snack businesses. She and her team of experienced RDs and nutrition scientists helped bring to market nutritionally advantaged products such as Well Yes soup, V8 Hydrate, Veggie Goldfish, plant-based proteins products and helped reduce the sodium while increasing vegetables and whole grains across the portfolio.
Trish is the former Chairman of the Board for the Produce for Better Health Foundation, sodium committee of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) and active in influencing and shaping FDA nutrition policy. She received her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in nutrition science from the Pennsylvania State University, and is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics since 1984. Trish’s passion is to help others sift through the conflicting messages on diet and health, and enjoy delicious food to achieve their personalized health and wellness goals.
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