Anna Powar, PhD

Anna was born in Pune, Maharashtra, India, and studied in many countries while following her father, who worked for the government of India. With a PhD in nutrition, she became a professional member of the American Association of Nutritional Consultants (AANC) in 1988. She has developed a holistic approach to health, believing that health is the happy outcome of the interconnectedness between the food we eat, our psychological make up, and the changing environment we live in. She has collaborated with many NGOs in Europe and, in 2008, became faculty at Jeevan Vidya Shivir in Hyderabad. In the same year, in India, she released a book entitled, Food Ways: Indian Holistic Perspectives on Nutrition and Health. From 2005 to 2007, she was faculty at the University of Gastronomic Science, an international academic institution in northern Italy and an enterprise of Slow Food.

Anna Powar, PhD

SIT Study Abroad

Lecturer

INDIA: Agroecology and Food Security in the Himalaya

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