YINI experts will gather during the coming IV World Congress of Public Health and Nutrition, held jointly with the XII Congress of the Spanish Society for Community Nutrition (SENC), to be held on 24-27 October 2018 in Madrid (Spain). The central theme of this new YINI symposium, organized on the 25 October, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm, is “Yogurt as vehicle of healthy eating in children” .
Ana María López-Sobaler will speak about the importance of breakfast in children.
Ana María López Sobaler is Associate Professor of Nutrition and Bromatology and Head of the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the Complutense University of Madrid. She attained her degree in Pharmacy in 1990 and her PhD in Pharmacist in 1996.
Her researches focus on the study of the nutritional status and the impact of nutritional deficiencies/excesses on physical and mental health. She has been involved in important nutritional studies of reference at national level, in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN), such as ALADINO Study (according with the COSI strategy from the European WHO office, which aims monitoring childhood obesity in Europe); ENALIA and ENALIA2 Studies, both National Food Surveys for children, adolescents and adults, including pregnant women. These three studies provide the reference data regarding childhood obesity and consumption of food and nutrients in the Spanish population.
Ana Maria López Sobaler is also interested on the development and validation of tools to assess the diet and nutritional status and nutritional education of the general population.
She is author/co-author of over 200 original, scientific papers, reviews and book chapters. She has also supervised 25 PhD students to date.