Saybrook University nutrition webinar on Feb. 10, on topic: ‘Fit vs. frail: Nutrition and exercise for maintaining strength, function, and independence while aging’

Dr. Jeannemarie Beiseigel, Director of the MS degree program in integrative and functional nutrition

Dr. Jeannemarie Beiseigel

Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences will present a webinar on Wednesday evening, February 10, at 5:30 p.m. Pacific time.  The speaker will be Dr. Jeannemarie Beiseigel, Director of the MS degree program in integrative and functional nutrition. She will present a webinar on Wednesday February 10, at 5:30 PM Pacific time.

Getting older is not for the weak.  Diet and lifestyle can, to an extent, slow physiological aging by preserving lean tissue and strength.  This talk will review the role of nutrition and exercise in preventing and reversing age-related loss of muscle mass and function.  Dr. Beiseigel will discuss recommendations and considerations for practice and future research.

 

Bio-sketch:  Jeannemarie Beiseigel, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD, is a Registered Dietician/Nutritionist and a Licensed Nutritionist.  She earned her MS and PhD from Virginia Polytechnic, did an internship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and did post-doc research through the USDA.  She later served as Senior Scientist for the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition with General Mills, and spent six years overall doing research and development in the food and dietary supplement industries where she reviewed the science and actively monitored field progress and regulations of the functional ingredients in foods and dietary supplements.

Please register for “Fit vs. frail: Nutrition and exercise for maintaining strength, function, and independence while aging” on Feb 10, 2016 8:30 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/875176442764300546

 

You must register to received the call-in information for this webinar.