Christopher W
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Gilbert, AZ
Joined 9/8/2016
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Chris is a professor of nutrition, sustainability, and health. He uses his diverse set of experiences as well as a strong knowledge base to write for both scientific and professional audiences as well as lay audiences. He is well-published in strong journals and has co-authored a book targeting professionals and active community members interested in local foods and community development.

One of his greatest passions, however, is translating research into actionable information for everyone, and across platforms. Along these lines, Chris maintains a blog where he translates science in diverse areas for behavior change strategies that cover health, sustainability, happiness, and financial management.
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Christopher W's Book Product Experience

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This book was co-authored by Chris and his colleague. It focused on the role of local food systems in community development and targets professionals, students, and community advocates.

Specialties

Specialties include nutrition, weight management, resistance and endurance training for health, issues of food system sustainability, local foods, vegetarianism, voluntary simplicity (something like the minimalism movement), happiness and stress management, and entrepreneurship.

Interests

Chris has a strong interest in behavior change strategies both for individual health and for lessening our environmental impact. He is also interested in local foods issues, vegetarianism, and weight loss/management. Outside of health and sustainability areas, Chris's interests include strategies for effective and healthful parenting, music performance, creativity, entrepreneurship, and financial management.

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana

Degree focused on nutritional sciences including nutritional biochemistry, diet and health, and physiological mechanisms of dietary components in relation to disease states.

University of Illinois, Urbana

This degree focused on in-depth understanding of the physiology, biochemistry, and health outcomes of dietary patterns and nutrition. My focus was primarily on nutrition communication of these concepts.

Arizona State Univerrsity

This degree included a combination of both nutrition and exercise science. My dissertation focused on issues of nutrition communication, health behaviors, and weight management.

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Chris is a professor of nutrition with publications in journals and books as well as on his blog. He writes about food from a diverse set of angles including nutrition, health, sustainability, economics, advertising, and more.

Green Living

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Chris writes often about sustainability and health on his blog and speaks on the topic multiple times a year.

Health

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On Chris's blog and in his academic writing, health is the primary theme. Below is an excerpt from his blog.

Blog Post

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Chris maintains a blog, which has a readership of roughly 1,000 per month. The blog mainly includes evidence-based strategies for healthful and sustainable behavior change delivered in a conversational tone.

Book

1 Projects Completed

This book was co-authored by Chris and his colleague. It focused on the role of local food systems in community development and targets professionals, students, and community advocates.

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