Understanding the Nutritional Health of Your Community: In What Situations can Moringa oleifera Help to Improve Nutrition?
Human eating behaviors vary widely with the resources available and beliefs about which types of foods lead to good health. This talk will address ways to evaluate the resources, beliefs, and nutritional health of communities. In addition, the situations in which the addition of Moringa oleifera leaves to the diet are most likely to be helpful for improving nutrition will be described.
Presenter : Kathryn Witt has spent most of her career teaching a variety of undergraduate nutrition courses, including maternal and child, community, and medical nutrition. She is passionate about designing nutrition interventions which improve the lives of individuals and communities by blending current science with culturally appropriate, sustainable health care and feeding practices.