Dr. Martine Scannavino, Chair of the Nutrition department at Cedar Crest College, has been invited to sit on the review committee for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Professional Skills Review Tool and Student Exam Preparation Study Guide. In this position Dr. Scannavino will provide peer review of item submissions for relevance, validity, and adherence to publication standards.
This appointment is attributable to her expertise in the areas of Food Systems Management and ongoing dedication and contribution as an item writer for these professional self-assessment and student study resources.
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Areas of Expertise (4)
Hunter College's School of Health Sciences in NYC: M.S., Sciences
Nova Southeastern University: D.H.Sc., Health Sciences
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Lehigh Valley Dietetic Association
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Nutrition Trends for the New Year — Small Portions Will Be Big in 2009
Today's Dietition online
Antioxidants, probiotics, omega-3s, oh my! 2008 has yet again featured functional foods to the hilt, and Sharon Palmer, RD, says this trend is likely here to stay—to some dietitians’ dismay. “Functional foods are still huge, even though dietitians may not like it. People are focusing on ‘it’ ingredients, from superfruits to probiotics,” she says.
Vitamins: Do They Help?
The Morning Call online
In the 1973 film "Sleeper," a character visits the future to discover that all the foods we thought were bad for us -- like hot fudge and steaks -- are actually healthful. Thirty-some years later, researchers have indeed found health benefits in chocolate, coffee and even alcohol. Meanwhile, multivitamins have been called into question.