Emotional Eating Disorders - Dr. Divya Selvakumar
Divya Selvakumar, PhD, RD, RAFNC, Maryland, USA is a nutrition specialist, professor, registered dietitian and consultant from California, USA with 18 years of experience in child nutrition, prenatal nutrition, general nutrition, and HIV/AIDS nutrition. Her experiences are noted in international development, academia and global nutrition. Dr. Divya is hold Registered Dietitian licenses in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Divya is also trained in the fields of program management, program development, research, field trainings, and materials / publication design. As part of her international travels, she has lived in Kuwait, India, Tanzania, and in the United States. Divya is currently the founder of a small international charity organization, American Hindu World Service (AHWS), and a budding business, Divine Diets.
Topic: Emotional Eating Disorders
Abstract: I will be presenting a topic based upon an Ayurvedic perspective and intervention on why people turn to food as a way to cope during traumatic and difficult times in their lives. Emotional eating disorders will be explored.