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Anti-Inflammatory Diets and Your Health
Sat, April 8, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
This presentation will discuss the links between inflammation and cancer and the benefits of anti-inflammatory diets.
Presenter: Krystle Zuniga PhD, RD
Krystle Zuniga is an Assistant Professor in the Nutrition and Foods Program in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Bowling Green State University. She earned her doctoral degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Zuniga was a postdoctoral research associate in the Exercise Psychology Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of Illinois and is a Registered Dietitian. Dr. Zuniga’s research interests include identifying how physical activity and nutrition may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence and comorbidities such as cancer-related cognitive impairment. She is currently conducting a research trial investigating the relationship between diet, cognitive function and inflammation in breast cancer survivors.