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Volume 6 Number 1 SNU January 2007 Download Preview

  • Clinical Review: Nutrition 101: Back to Basics
  • He-Said-She-Said: Time Flies When You're Having Fun!
  • Special Guest Interview: Giselle Haftel: The Psychology of Eating Disorders
Giselle Haftel received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University. Giselle is the Branch Manager for the Florida division of Wellness Concepts, a company that provides interactive nutrition education programs to corporations.

Giselle was a competitive gymnast for 13 years. She is highly involved in sports nutrition and is an active member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, for which she has lectured on various occasions. Giselle lectures to athletes, parents and professionals on the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. She teaches children and adolescents how to eat for optimal athletic performance and emphasizes the importance of eating and exercising for overall health and disease prevention. Ms. Haftel strongly believes in preventive health care, utilizing both Western and Eastern practices.

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