Nutrition

Nutrition

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The specialists

Dr. Diana Miranda

Diana Miranda is a nutritionist who is dedicated to clinical nutrition since 2014 working with patients with neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s and other movement disorders. She completed her master’s degree in 2018 with the thesis “Frailty and nutritional status in patients with neurodegenerative disorders”. Currently she is the responsible for the nutrition department at Campus Neurológico (Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugal) that provides support to the internment of patients in rehabilitation programs, nutrition appointments and domiciliary support. Also she complements her clinical activities with research and education of nutrition trainees.

Dr. Rita Cardoso

Rita Cardoso is a speech and language therapist who dedicates her clinical and scientific activities to speech and swallowing problems in Parkinson´s disease and other movement disorders. She has a master degree in Neuroscience, she is a researcher at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM) and an invited lecturer at the undergraduate course and master’s degree in speech therapy at Escola Superior de Saúde de Alcoitão (ESSA). Currently she is the responsible for speech therapy department at Campus Neurológico (Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugal) that provides support to people with neurodegenerative diseases at the inpatient and outpatient units from Portugal and abroad.

Chef Fábio Bernardino

Fábio Bernardino is a chef, instructor and gastronomic consultant whose excellence has taken him to prestigious Portuguese hotels and restaurants and led him to start his own business. He is also an expert in using food technology to innovate in and develop dietary products and traditional Portuguese delicacies. Throughout his career, he has actively participated in projects related to food, health, interculturality and sustainability with various municipalities, health institutions and NGOs(Non-governmental organizations).

UK/BIAL/2021/006
date of preparation: March 2021