David R. Jacobs, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 16, 1945. He educated in Mathematical Statistics at the Bucknell University and at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD. Later, he earned additional qualifications at the Cambridge University and at the Jackson Laboratory. He has been Professor since 1979 in the Division of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. In 2012, he obtained several honors such as The Mark A. Bieber Award by the American College of Nutrition and a Lifetime Achievement Award in Whole Grain Research by the Grains for Health Foundation.

Document by: Di MedEatResearch – Centro di Ricerche Sociali sulla Dieta Mediterranea, diretto da Marino Niola ed Elisabetta Moro, intervista a cura di Rossella Galletti – sottotitoli a cura di Roberta Romanelli e Claudia Ferrara.
Video by: Riprese di Rossella Galletti, montaggio di Alessia Autiero
Created: 12-05-2015
David Jacobs

David Jacobs

Date of birth: 16-04-1945
Year: 1945
City: New York
School: University
Profession: Teacher/Professor
Languages: Inglese

Video table of contents

- 00:15 Food Synergy
- 00:57 The future direction of nutrition research
- 00:59 The right diet for an healthy organism
- 06:18 The Food Sustainability
- 24:27 The diet of the American consumer
- 29:42 Eating out
- 32:53 “Prudent Diet” or Mediterranean Diet
- 36:30 The function of olive oil
- 40:16 Wine and beverages
- 45:11 The most important discover by Ancel Key
- 50:52 Does Mediterranean food cause obesity?
- 52:16 The “mania” of diet
- 53:46 The Seven Countries Study results
- 56:10 The School of Public Health

Geographic information

Country: US
Region: MINNESOTA
City: Minneapolis

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