Nova presents: Science Café Woo on food for thought: You are what you eat?
Guest speaker: Dr. Marian Walhout, from UMass.
Summary: You are what you eat… While not literally true, our diets greatly affects our health, from long-term development of diseases such as obesity and diabetes, to short-term effects on how we feel and perform on a daily basis.Dr. Marian Walhout uses a tiny worm as a model to understand how food impact human physiology and disease.
Join us for a discussion with Dr. Walhout about health, nutrition, and how worms are more similar to us than you might think!
Time: 6:30 pm