BiographyMedical Doctor graduated at the Medical School, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Post graduated training at Vanderbilt University, Tulane University and University of Cincinnati, USA. Rockefeller Foundation Fellow. In Brazil worked at the Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Implemented the Clinical Nutrition Specialization, that we called Nutrology to teach medical nutrition to all medical students at graduated and post graduated level. Carried out several studies on local foods, such as rice, beans, corn and manioc and was the pioneer on the use of soya as human food in Brazil. His present nutritional studies are centered on Clinical Nutrition, Nutrology, vitamin A deficiency, obesity, and nutrogenomics. He introduced the pioneering use of drinking water as an iron carrier to prevent iron anemia. Has worked as Nutrition Expert and Consultant in Food and Nutrition to Brazilian and International Agencies such as FAO, WHO, IAEA, UNICEF and United Nations University. Past and First President of the Latin American Nutrition Society, Fellow of the Third Word Academy of Sciences and Past and Honorary President of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences. Senior Professor at the Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo University, Brazil and at the University of the State of São Paulo, Brazil.