Childhood obesity: risk factors for obesity in children at different ages, including dietary patterns, physical activity, and growth patterns during early life. Approaches for the prevention of obesity in children. Nutrient requirements, effects of diet on risk of chronic diseases. International nutrition: the nutrition transition in developing countries, the emergence of diet-related chronic, non-communicable diseases in developing countries.
Pediatric nutrition, the nutrition transition, child nutrition and health in developing countries, childhood obesity, malnutrition, body composition, nutrient requirements, diet and health, international nutrition.
Honors and Awards
1980 United Nations University Fellow 1983 National Institutes of Health (USA) Fellow 1992 Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society 1993 Who’s Who in Science 1994 Mead-Johnson/Bristol Myers Award 1999 First Prize, British Medical Association Medical Book competition, for Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition 2002 Distinguished Career Award, Spanish Society of Nutrition 2006 Ancel Keys Prize, International Public Health Nutrition 2009 Beaudette-Thompson Lectureship, Rutgers University 2012 Spanish Academy of Science in Nutrition 2014 Mataix Prize (Spain) 2014 Donald Medearis Lectureship, MGH/Harvard Medical School
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