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The Olive Wellness Institute’s series of webinars continues to garner enthusiastic participation, with health professionals embracing the opportunity to learn – and ask – more about the science and practices around the health benefits of olive products.

The fifth in the series is being held later this month, focussing on the topic of Nutrigenomics, the Mediterranean Diet and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Nutrigenomics, also known as nutritional genomics, is a science studying the relationship between the human genome, nutrition and health. People in the field work toward developing an understanding of how the whole body responds to a food via systems biology, as well as single gene/single food compound relationships.

Presented by experts Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore and Dr Carlotta Petti, this informative webinar will explain the connection between nutrigenomics, fats and the Mediterranean diet. As usual, the event has been developed specifically for healthcare professionals, therefore the content will delve deep into the science and practical significance of nutrigenomics.

About the presenters: 

Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore MNutr, RNutr, APD, PhD is the CEO of Nutrition Research Australia and the director of operations at Nutrigenomix Australia. She is a member of the Nutrition Society of Australia, the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and a founding board member and fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr Carlotta Petti ANutr, BBiosc Hons MSc (Genetics) PhD, PGCertPH, PGCertNutr has a professional focus is in the field of Nutrigenomics and Personalised Nutrition. She is currently the Scientific Director of Nutrigenomics at myDNA, where she leads the innovation of product development and directs research and education projects.

Webinar details

Topic:                      Nutrigenomics, the Mediterranean Diet and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

When:                     Tuesday, August 27 from 12pm AEST

Cost:                         Free

Part of the olive levy project Educating health professionals about Australian olive products (OL17002), the webinars are one element of the Olive Wellness Institute’s work to spread the word about the health benefits of EVOO and olive products.

While created for health care practitioners, the information presented in the Olive Wellness Institute webinars is relevant population-wide, and the invitation to take part is also open to growers, producers, and industry friends and colleagues.

Register now and take part – and access recordings of the previous webinars at any time via the Olive Wellness Institute website.