Alexia PotamitouClinical Dietitian / Nutritionist BS, MS (USA)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Bachelor of Science, Food and Nutrition
Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Master of Science, Dietetics
Iowa State University
Dietetic Internship (Food service Management, community Nutrition), May 2005
Special training on Gastrointestinal Diseases and Adulthood Obesity- Maricopa County Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona
Assistant for teaching dietetics
SIU University 2002 – 2003
Member of the American Association of Dietitians
ADA – 12th consecutive term
Member of the Association of Dietitians of Cyprus
12th continuous term
Member of the European Dietetic Association (ESPEN)
Author of the children’s book “Alexia’s Dietary Stories version of 2018
Author of the book “Now we eat without guilt” version of 2012
Participation in research papers in dietetics published in foreign and Greek magazines
Project “Get Strong” 2001 – Anorexia Nervosa in College Girls 2003
Published article “Foods that fight cancer: fruits and vegetables could save your life”
Cyprus Medical Journal 2000
Research work “Lactose intolerance in Cyprus”
Published in the American Journal of the Dietetic Association, 2005
Research paper “Helicobacter pylori in Cyprus”, Helicobacter 2011, vol 16.
Thematic diaries of food in magazine Life and Teleores
Articles in the daily press about health issues every year
Participation in radio and television programs for health issues
Weekly views on MEGAONE 2016-2017 TV channel
Participation in the MANADOOB summer workshop “Self-esteem & Life Skills” for children 7-12 years 2016
Participation in the workshop for kids ages 5-10 “Eat, Dance, and Decide” 2018
Speaking at schools on Nutrition issues
Restaurant Menu Elma & Fred Green Menu May 2018
Blogger at: alexiapotamitou.com
- Diabetes Type I, Type II, Gestational
- Adulthood Obesity, Bariatric patients
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Gastrostomy Diet
- IBD – Inflammatory bowel disease
- Celiac disease
- IBS – Irritable bowel disease
- Food allergies
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Emotional Eating
- Nutritional Cachexia
- Nutrition and Cancer
- Autoimmune Diseases
- Adulthood Obesity
- Childhood Obesity
- Sports Nutrition
- Vegetarian Nutrition
- Food Intolerance
- Introducing solid food to infants
- Lactation and Postlactation diet
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