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Editorial Board Member - JNH

Alireza Jahan-mihan

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
University of North Florida
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Alireza Jahan-mihan, PhD. RD. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida. Dr. Jahan-mihan has more than twenty years’ experience in research, food industry and clinical practice. He completed his doctoral degree at the university of Toronto in the field of Nutrition. His primary research focus is on the role of functional foods and their dietary bioactive components in health and diseases. The specific focus of his research program is on physiological and nutritional functions of dietary proteins and peptides. Both animal and clinical approaches are applied to reveal underlying mechanisms of functional foods and also to examine the applicability of research outcomes. The results of his research have been published in peer-reviewed journals. Moreover, he has been invited to various national and international seminars and conferences to present his research findings.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Research goal is to unveil the role of functional foods and their dietary bioactive components in health and diseases. Understanding the mechanisms by which bioactive food components influence the risk of development of characteristics of metabolic syndrome including diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypertension and obesity and also factors affecting appetite and food intake regulatory system is my particular interest. The specific focus of my research program is on physiological and nutritional functions of dietary proteins and peptides. Both animal and clinical approaches are applied to reveal underlying mechanisms of functional foods and also to examine the applicability of research outcomes. It helps to transfer knowledge and findings from lab bench to the community level and facilitate collaboration between academia, community and food industry.





Other Editorial Board Members - JNH

Sheila Barrett

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
Northern Illinois University
United States

Kimberly B Myers

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
United States

Alex Kojo Anderson

Associate Professor
Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia
United States

Jurgen Konig

Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Vienna
Austria

Rebecca Blake

Director of Nutrition & Food Services
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center
United States

JOE DEUTSCH

Associate Professor
Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
North Dakota State University
United States

Theresa Loomis

Director
M.S.Nutrition and Dietetics Program
State University of New York
USA

Ann Gaba

Assistant Professor
City University of New York
United States

Carol A. DeNysschen

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics
Buffalo State College, SUNY
United States

DAVID R. BLACK

Professor Emeritus
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Purdue University
United States
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