Sara D. Garduño-Diaz has a background in nutrition with a PhD in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom; she has further specialized in Sports Nutrition with the International Olympics Committee, Switzerland. Dr Diaz has worked as Research Fellow for several EU-funded research projects and was awarded research grants from CONACYT (Mexico) and the BBSRC (UK). She is currently Senior Nutrition Consultant at Your Choice Nutrition in Kuwait, where she has been working on functional nutrition and wellness since 2014 when she co-founded the company. In Germany Dr Diaz works at various startups as part of the R&D team.
Dr Diaz sits on the editorial board of various international journals. She is the author of several peer-reviewed publications and books. Her research interests include the dietary patterns of migrant populations and their impact on health, as well as investigating the environmental factors that influence food selection.
Dr. Diaz is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Overseas Dietetics Association, Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise & Sport, and the World Public Health Nutrition Association, for whom she is a member of the executive committee.
With over 10 years of experience in the field of nutrition, and having lived and worked in various continents, Dr Diaz’s approach to food is one of integrating strategies to design individual programs based on her client’s wellness needs. Dr Sara advocates for real food and the art of eating.