Researcher interests: Dr. Aliza Stark is a lecturer in the School of Nutritional Sciences and has been teaching in the program for Dietitians for over twenty years. She is an expert in Food Science and Food Preparation with an emphasis on improving the nutritional and therapeutic value of foods. Her research projects focus on nutrition education and health promotion to improve dietary habits in Israel. Projects include planning, executing and evaluating interventions to promote better eating habits in Israeli school children (kindergarten, elementary and high school) along with motivating parents to provide healthier foods at home. Dr. Stark has also worked in several projects in the Israeli army. She has carried out surveys to assess dietary intake of combat soldiers and pilots and teaches soldiers to make informed food choices in order to improve performance and develop eating habits to promote lifelong health. Working with colleagues and students from the School of Nutritional Sciences, in collaboration with the Municipality of Rehovot, Dr. Stark has established a nutritional health education reach–out program in a predominately Ethiopian neighborhood. A recent partnership with The School of Social Work and Ashalim/Joint Israel, has led to the development of a program that uses nutrition education as a platform to improve family functioning in underprivileged communities. Dr. Stark serves as Co–Chair for the International Division of the Society of Nutrition Education and Co–Director of Academics for the International MSc. Nutrition Program in English.
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Selected Publications

Hadas Regev-Tobias, Ram Reifen, Ronit Endevelt, Aliza Stark
Dietary acculturation and increasing rates of obesity in Ethiopian women living in Israel (2012)| ScienceDirect | Read more
Irit Dvir, Reuven Chayoth, Aliza Stark
Hypocholesterolemic Effects of Nutraceuticals Produced from the Red Microalga Porphyridium sp in Rats (2009)| mdpi| Read more
Update on alpha‐linolenic acid (2008)| Wiley Online Library | Read more

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