PBI regularly hosts Another Bloody Breakfast events to give the community the opportunity to hear from a variety of speakers on topics related to blood disorders. Past speakers have included health professionals and persons living with a blood condition.

Health benefits of a traditional Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle

Professor Catherine Itsiopoulos is Pro Vice Chancellor College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education at Murdoch University. An accredited practising dietitian and a recognised expert in Dietetics, Catherine has international standing as a leader in Mediterranean diet research. She has a particular interest in the Mediterranean diet in the  prevention and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes.

Her specific research area of interest in Mediterranean diet studies focuses both on migration impact on diet and lifestyle and chronic disease risk and dietary clinical intervention trials using the traditional Cretan Mediterranean diet as intervention models in the prevention and management of metabolic syndrome, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression and mood disorders. 

Her interests span whole of diet interventions, modulating individual components of diet such as omega-3/omega-6 ratio and pharmacological doses of long-chain omega-3s through diet, and culinary herb and  spice placebo controlled capsule trials. Her clinical laboratory interests include measurement of dietary intake, plasma biomarkers of diet, body composition and body fat distribution, and inflammatory markers of CVD risk. Catherine has authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications and has published 2 Mediterranean Diet Cookbooks (The Mediterranean Diet 2013, The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook 2015). 

As well as having the opportunity to hear Catherine speak, you will enjoy a themed breakfast in one of the exclusive dining rooms at the University Club of WA – specially designed for our event by Executive Chef Costa Simatos whose food is influenced by his Greek-Cypriot heritage.

Please contact us for any enquiries.

To register for this event, please purchase a ticket below.

Please note: There are 8 seats per table.

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