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Jessica Falcone
Jessica Falcone

Nutritionist biologist, Coordinator of the Eating and Anxiety Disorders Operational Unit of the San Raffaele Turro Hospital, she graduated in 2011 in Biology applied to Nutrition Sciences at the University of Milan. After a postgraduate internship in Vancouver, she studied clinical nutrition at the San Raffaele Turro Hospital, where she still deals with the prevention and treatment of Eating Disorders. She also develops food plans for pregnant women and new mothers, children and adolescents, athletes. During her meetings with patients, she likes to represent the 'diet' in an etymological sense as a lifestyle in which food is one of the important elements in learning to take care of yourself.

LATEST ARTICLES

Colors on the plate: from visual pleasure to functional role

Curiosiscience

Colors on the plate: from visual pleasure to functional role

Sight and color perception are extremely important in our lives: they determine the way we see things, perceive the external world and reflexively our own internal world, and can have an impact on our emotions and our mood.The sensory system is in fact a part of the nervous system that allows us to...

10 Jul, 2024 0 Comments
Foods That Improve Memory and Concentration

Student Life

Foods That Improve Memory and Concentration

Everyone has experienced moments during the day when it becomes difficult to focus on what they are doing. Whether it's in the run-up to a university exam or amid numerous commitments, the feeling of not remembering anything, forgetting a word that's "on the tip of your tongue", an important date,...

24 May, 2024 0 Comments
Eating disorders: rediscovering food as an ally

Culture and society

Eating disorders: rediscovering food as an ally

The behaviors enacted by those suffering from Eating Disorders can alter eating habits, with very detrimental consequences for health and impact on the body's ability to receive appropriate and balanced nutrition. On the occasion of the month dedicated to these Disorders, we explore how it is...

27 Mar, 2024 0 Comments
Winter foods: strategies to wrap up warm at the table

Curiosiscience

Winter foods: strategies to wrap up warm at the table

As winter progresses, the days get shorter and colder, and it gets dark earlier. We are more vulnerable to seasonal ailments and mood swings. We sense greater fatigue and lower energy, and sometimes a greater sense of hunger. The side effects of winter can disturb our lifestyle and well-being, but...

11 Dec, 2023 0 Comments
High-protein foods: current

Culture and society

High-protein foods: current "trend" or health benefit?

Bars, yogurt, cookies, but also pasta, dairy products, drinks: for quite some time our shelves have been almost invaded by industrial foods that claim to be "high in protein."

31 Oct, 2023 0 Comments
Nutrition Facts label: how to understand it, how to use it

Curiosiscience

Nutrition Facts label: how to understand it, how to use it

“Rich in fibre”, “low-fat”, “low-calorie”, “no added sugar”. How many times when reading these nutritional claims have we preferred one product to another? How many times have we wondered what that food is really made of? Is a catchy claim enough to choose a food that is good for our health?

19 Sep, 2023 0 Comments
Disinformation at the table: gluten and celiac disease

Culture and society

Disinformation at the table: gluten and celiac disease

Is it true that eliminating gluten makes you lose weight? What are the "good"and "bad" foods for your health? Is it true that reducing total calories is enough to lose weight and stay healthy?

These are just some of the questions that arise from the circulation of false beliefs in the food field....

27 Jul, 2023 0 Comments
Disinformation at the table: the most common myths

Culture and society

Disinformation at the table: the most common myths

Is it true that eliminating gluten makes you lose weight? What are the "good"and "bad" foods for your health? Is it true that reducing total calories is enough to lose weight and stay healthy?

These are just some of the questions that arise from the circulation of false beliefs in the food field....

27 Jul, 2023 0 Comments
Healthy eating after the holidays

Student Life

Healthy eating after the holidays

The holiday table gives food its important social value, but traditional dishes are often rich in refined carbohydrates, fats, sodium and sugars, nutrients that, in excessive quantities, can overload our body.How to get back in shape and recover from holiday eating without feeling guilty?

15 Dec, 2021 0 Comments

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