An Overview of Science of Nutrition

Nutrition Science - Christopher Gardner - Stanford University

Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr Christopher Gardner

An Overview of Science of Nutrition
Monday, February 1, 2020

We invited Professor of Medicine, Dr. Christopher Gardner, PhD, to provide you with a foundational overview of the types of study design that are used in nutrition science – Ecological studies, Case-Control, Cohort, and Randomized Clinical Trials.

At the conclusion of this class, you will:

  • Learn the basic types of human nutrition study design, including pros and cons
  • Be able to differentiate answerable vs unanswerable questions
  • Understand the essential components of context necessary for framing important questions in the field of nutrition

Presenter: Dr. Christopher Gardner, PhD
Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford Prevention Research Center

The SCCR Science Series is a 2-hour lecture held monthly or bi-monthly, covering various scientific and clinical topics with the specific aim to educate members of the clinical research community. We invite clinicians to discuss anatomy and physiology as well as pathophysiology of various therapeutic areas. Learn more: https://stan.md/2VjeBv3

In his presentation, Dr. Gardner covers these diet patterns:

  • Mediterranean
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Paleo
  • Low-Carb
  • Ketogenic
  • Middle Eastern
  • Latin American
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Scandinavian
  • And more…

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