The Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is happy to announce Kelly LeBlanc, MLA, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition at Oldways Preservation Trust, is becoming a member of its Scientific Nutrition Advisory Committee. The 16-member Science Council, fashioned in 2013, consists of the world’s main researchers united passionately round seafood as essential for the well being of all Americans. LeBlanc’s work focuses on cultural consuming applications, particularly the African Heritage and Mediterranean diets.
“I’m honored to affix the Seafood Nutrition Partnership Scientific Nutrition
Advisory Committee and to serve alongside high researchers within the trade,” LeBlanc mentioned. “As a Registered Dietitian, I’ve all the time regarded to science because the spine of my diet recommendation, and I’m obsessed with my work targeted on analysis and outreach round heritage-based diets excessive in style, nourishment, sustainability, and pleasure.”
LeBlanc (previously Toups) has authored a number of papers in peer-reviewed journals round conventional diets, the main focus of her work at Oldways, the place she is accountable for the design, route and oversight of the group’s a number of nutrition-related applications, together with however not restricted to: Mediterranean, African Heritage, Latin American Heritage, Asian Heritage, and the Whole Grains Council. A registered dietitian by coaching, she graduated from the University of Texas with BS in diet, the place she spent a summer season finding out the Mediterranean food plan in Sicily, and accomplished her dietetic internship via the University of Texas coordinated program. LeBlanc additionally holds a Masters diploma in Gastronomy from Boston University, with a focus in meals coverage.
“We are thrilled to have Kelly be part of the Science Council,” mentioned SNP SNAC Chair Dr. Tom Brenna. “Kelly brings a wealth of expertise and thought management round cultural consuming patterns and her analysis strengthens our outreach to encourage much more Americans to eat seafood for higher well being.”
Seafood Nutrition Partnership is a charitable non-profit that’s inspiring Americans to be more healthy via a seafood-rich food plan. SNP offers quite a lot of scientific assets, recipes, coupons, and extra on its website.
About Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is the main 501(c)3 non-profit group within the U.S. constructing consciousness of the well being and dietary advantages of seafood. SNP is addressing the nation’s public well being disaster via education schemes that encourage Americans to include extra seafood and omega-3s into their diets for improved well being as per the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. For extra info or to help SNP, go to seafoodnutrition.org.