Fernanda completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science at North Carolina State University. After working as an EFNEP Educator in Orange County for a few months, she joined the Global Food Research Project as a Research Assistant. She is a firm believer that many health problems can be prevented through food and physical activity, so her interests include nutrition education, research related to chronic diseases and public health.
When I’m in a time crunch, I love to make… chick peas salad with grape tomatoes, olive oil and salt.
Foods I must have in my home are… eggs and avocado.
After a good workout, nothing beats… a fruit/protein smoothie.