I made a presentation as the President of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria at that time. I showed all the indices and we proferred solutions. Afterwards, he asked what we wanted. We wanted a national nutrition commission, the type for HIV/AIDS, so that we can bring the issues to the attention of the public and work out solutions. He said he was going to give us an institute. It wasnt what we wanted, but it was something.
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Nutrition and healthy eating
As a specialty editor of the nutrition and healthy eating guide, Katherine Zeratsky helps you sort through the facts and figures, the fads and the hype to learn more about nutrition and diet. A Marinette, Wis., native, she is certified in dietetics by the state of Minnesota and the American Dietetic Association. She has been with Mayo Clinic since 1999. She’s active in nutrition-related curriculum and course development in wellness nutrition at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and nutrition related to weight management and practical applications of nutrition-related lifestyle changes.
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