Nutrition Transition: Globalization and Trends in Nutrition and Health
Ellen Kamhi PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com interviews Dr. Anna Kelles, Director of the School of Applied Clinical Nutrition at New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Kelles has dedicated her career to elucidating the connections between nutrition, human health, and the health of our environment. At Binghamton University she began a formal exploration into human and environmental health through a dual bachelor in Biology and Environmental studies. She studied macrobiotic nutrition at the Kushi Institute and spent years in a remote Ecuadorian village exploring the nutritional status of children and household environmental conditions and promoting sound nutritional and environmental practices, and worked as a high school biology teacher and guide in the jungle. Dr. Kelles earned a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Her research explored the long term impact of globalization on divergent dietary and physical activity patterns between Filipino mothers and children. Dr. Kelles has published several articles as well as a book chapter exploring deleterious dietary behavior patterns in developed and developing countries and subsequent policy recommendations. Dr. Kelles has assembled a team of expert faculty to deliver one of the only online graduate programs focused on whole foods therapeutic nutrition for clinicians, at New York Chiropractic College.
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