I am so glad you stopped by, this site has been carefully prepared to make it easy for you to learn about me, what I do and the motivation for what I do.
Working on a research focused on understanding how isothiocyanates (compounds found in cruciferous vegetables) interact with specific pathways crucial to cancer development sparked my curiosity in food and health . I am eager gain a deeper understanding of how food interact with our body to impact health. There is a lot to learn, there are many variables to consider. However, as the saying goes “ The journey of a thousand years starts with the first steps”.
Do you know that 1 in 5 children in America are considered obese? According to CDC, more than 50% of adults in America struggle with preventable chronic diseases that are related poor eating patterns and physical inactivity. How can we change this trajectory? While there are many ways to tackle the issues of childhood and adolescent obesity in America my team and I are making it easy to learn about food through technology. We are educating, engaging and rewarding students for making healthier choices here.