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Food and Nutrition in the Times of Covid

Inaugural Roundtable

Food and Nutrition in the Times of Covid

Friday 25 September 2020 – Welfair Plenary
10.00 – 12.00

How the state of Nutrition and the consequent body composition, eating habits and behavior have influenced the spread and severity of the Covid 19 disease.
How the physical and social consequences of the spread of Covid 19 have affected pre-existing pathologies related to eating behavior

By:
High Specialization Center for the Treatment of Obesity (CASCO) Policlinico Umberto I, Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology and School of Specialization in Food Science of the SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY OF ROME and the Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorders (SISDCA)

Coordinator:
Prof. Giovanni Spera

Ore 10.00 – 10.15

Institutional and Organizer Greetings

Ore 10.15 – 10.35

Introduction:
Patients with obesity during the Covid 19 pandemic. A population to protect

Lucio Gnessi

Ore 10.40 – 11.00

Visceral fat as a predictor of the severity of the respiratory syndrome in patients with Covid 19
Mikiko Watanabe

Ore 11.00 – 11.20

Weight changes in a sample of overweight and obesity patients during the Covid 19 lockdown
Serena Marchitelli

Ore 11.20 – 11.40

Nutrition and nutraceuticals in the prevention and treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Eleonora Poggiogalle

Ore 11.40 – 12.00

Eating disorders in the COVID-19 storm
Lorenzo Donini

Speakers:

Prof. Giovanni Spera
Former Full Professor of Internal Medicine and President of the Sapienza University of Rome Ethics Committee. Elected President of the Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorders (SISDCA).

Prof. Lucio Gnessi
Full Professor of Applied Medical Technical Sciences Department of Experimental Medicine Section of Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Prof. Lorenzo Maria Donini
Full Professor of Food Science – Research Unit in Food Science and Human Nutrition Sapienza University of Rome

Mikiko Watanabe
Endocrinology Specialist. PhD in Endocrinological Sciences – Department of Experimental Medicine Section of Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Serena Marchitelli
Psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist, teacher and manager of data management and processing, research sector – I.R.E.P. IMEPSI President and co-founder

Eleonora Poggiogalle
Specialist in Food Science. PhD in Endocrinological Sciences
Research Unit in Food Science and Human Nutrition
Sapienza University of Rome

ORGANIZED BY
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WITH THE CONTRIBUTION OF
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