Live healthY with Optimal Nutrition

Dr. Katarina Melzer, for the 13th time in a row, chairs, moderates and teaches the LLL module on Physical Activity and Health, this time in Lyon, France

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Why we overeat and under-exercise

This podcast invites you to pause and take a look at why we overeat, under-exercise and create an unhealthy relationships with food.

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The forces behind our unhealthy habits

Isn’t it more comfortable to stay in our own psychic bubble that shields us from reality, and keeps us from confronting our personal trauma that would only unleash emotional storms we might not be able to handle?

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Food for Body and Soul – part III. No “Free Lunch”

We live under the illusion of a “credit mentality” leading us to believe that we can get joy, health and happiness without taking full responsibility for our lives. In reality, you can do whatever you want, but pay day always comes.

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Food for Body and Soul – part II. Whome to blame for current obesity epidemic?

The current obesity epidemic is the result of multiple, complex and interacting dynamics, which have progressively converged to produce lasting changes in people’s lifestyles.

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Food for Body and Soul – part I. Food – a Matter of Life or Death

The most deadly weapons ever used by humanity are not firearms, bombs or even nuclear weapons, but simply our forks and knives!

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Food as an emotional substitute

If a healthy person is addicted to overeating, the solution generally is not just to abstain from food, but to understand why overconsumption of food is taking place at first place.

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Energy Balance Regulation Course by Dr. Katarina Melzer – this time in Vienna, Austria

How good it is to meet people in person again, after two years of virtual events! The interest in this topic is never-ending!

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The first meal of the day can make all the difference!

Thanks to TV channel Prva Srpska Televizija for having me on the program for fun time chatting about health and nutrition and exchanging recipes!

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What do we know about Muesli?

Developed by Swiss doctor Maximilian-Max Bircher-Benner as Apfeldiätspeise (Apple Diet Meal) in 1900s, Muesli was never a breakfast idea, nor a quick snack swallowed in a hurry between appointments. Muesli was intended as a starter to every meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner!!!

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Health in a lonely world

When we look at the world today from the perspective of health, what do we see?

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Live virtual congress on Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 2021

In light of the current situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) has decided to embrace a second, fully virtual format for the 2021 Congress. Nutrition and Sport Course will be held on the 8th of September 2021, Moderator and speaker: Dr Katarina Melzer

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The Science of Nutrition Webinar

17 Oct 2020, Nutrition Course Webinar, Amman, Jordan

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Journée genevoise de nutrition clinique

23 Sept 2020, Nutrition and Sport, Moderator: Dr Katarina Melzer

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Nutrition and Physical Activity Webinar – Join Us!

Newly updated module addresses four key topics: Physical activity and health: energy balance regulation; Physical activity and chronic diseases; Nutrition for endurance and strength sports; Fluids, electrolyte balance and sports supplements.

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TV RTS – Dr. Katarina Melzer on COVID-19

Nine out of ten people dying from Covid-19 were suffering from chronic diseases.

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Balance and self-motivation

Preaching to people about changing their self-destructive lifestyles won't achieve anything unless the emotional dynamics driving those behaviors are understood and addressed.

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Steps towards a happy, healthy 2020!

Take responsibility now! Our tendency to overeat has a self-soothing function covering up unresolved emotional issues.

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Documentary – My life journey

Dr. Katarina Melzer’s journey from childhood to current promotion of healthy lifestyle as an expert, consultant and lecturer in nutrition and physiology.

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The price of our longevity

In the last 70 years, life expectancy has increased by more than 20 years. However, out of these 20 years that we live longer, we spend an entire decade in poor health or even disability. Where do we do wrong?

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Dr. Melzer authors the ESPEN Blue Book

Dr. Katarina Melzer co-authors the 5th edition of the "Blue Book" - Basics in Clinical Nutrition.

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Food for Body and Soul Seminar

The top event for those curious to explore the science behind joy and well-being.

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Sport and Nutrition lecture

As every year, great being back at ESPEN again, lecturing and exchanging ideas with many brilliant minds, this time in the wonderful town of Krakow, Poland.

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Journey toward health

While we may be the most comfortable and abundant generation in human history, we certainly are not the most happy, healthy and satisfied. Our longing for an effortless life, free from physical exertion and abundant in fast, energy–rich food comes with a high price tag.

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“Food for Body and Soul” soon in Belgrade!

Eating is one of the most fundamental processes of life. Yet, no generation before ours has been so confused as to what, when and how much to eat.

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Join Dr. Melzer at ESPEN Congress 2019!

Dr. Melzer lectures on two occasions at the European Society for Nutrition and Metabolism Congress (ESPEN) 2019 in Krakow.

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For all pregnant women: Be active!

Research has provided new information on how healthy pregnant women and their fetuses respond to moderate physical activity, showing no adverse maternal or neonatal outcomes.

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Re-connect with your joy of life!

Check out Dr. Melzer’s latest interview with Fashion Mag 42, and reconnect with your joy of life!

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Health promotion within corporations

Proud to be a part of a promising project aiming to identify measures for health promotion and disease prevention by tracking the health status of MIGROS employees in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, based on ergonomic, physical activity, nutrition and psychological health data.

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The daunting cost of malnutrition

Malnutrition results from low-quality diets that contain either insufficient calories, vitamins and minerals or too many calories, saturated fats, salt and sugar and, in both cases, significantly increases the risk of morbidity and mortality.

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From dietary energy deficit to surplus

Although the worldwide hunger rate has fallen in the past 25 years, no country has ever successfully reversed growth of obesity once it has been allowed to develop.

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Dr. Melzer authors the ESPEN Blue Book

Dr. Melzer authors the 5th edition of the ESPEN Blue Book, an important source of knowledge and up-to-date information for physicians, dieticians, pharmacists, nurses and students that aims to improve practice in nutrition and metabolism worldwide.

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Dr Melzer lectures at the 40th ESPEN Congress

The end of 2018 was marked by Dr Melzer’s lecture at the 40th European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Congress, where she focused on energy balance regulation in athletic and non-athletic populations.

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responsibility

Are you ready to take responsibility?

We are living in an era of self-destructive behavior. Our longing for an effortless life, free from physical exertion and abundant in fast, energy–rich and nutritionally impoverished food comes with a high price tag.

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