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Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute, Boston

Fat Surprises – Nutritional Findings in the Last Couple of Decades

with Leah Ziph-Schatzberg



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Schedule: This course will take place on Tuesdays at 10:30 AM for five weeks during Session I (3/9/21 - 4/6/21).

Course Description:

Why are Americans getting fatter and sicker? What can we do about it? What is the history of nutrition advice in the last century? How is the food industry influencing nutritional research and guidelines? How do the guidelines impact the food industry? Is saturated fat bad for us? What are vegetable oils? Is sugar bad for us? How about artificial sweeteners? If you are curious about any of these, let’s talk about all these topics and more, as we explore the history and recent findings in nutrition.

Enrollment Limit: 15


Course Leader: Leah Ziph-Schatzberg

Leah Ziph-Schatzberg is an Engineer and a Scientist. She has advanced degrees in Engineering/Physics and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. She’s had a long and satisfying (for the most part) career in several industries, as well as over a decade at Boston University. Now retired, she dedicated a lot of her pre-COVID time to travel and focuses her COVID time to pursuing her creative interests and learning about exercise and nutrition. She loves the outdoors, reading fiction, and satisfying her curiosity about many varied subjects.

  • Mar 9 - Apr 6th, 2021
    Tue for 5 weeks from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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