Rekia Belahsen is a Ph.D. degree holder, Professor, Head of the Training and Research Unit on Nutrition & Food Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Nutrition at Chouaïb Doukkali University in El Jadida (Morocco), and Consultant in nutrition. Belahsen obtained several grants, awards, and numerous fellowships like the FAO Medal of Merit (Morocco) in 2007 and a grant from the Islamic Development Bank in 1998. Belahsen is the author of many publications and is involved in several journals’ Editorial Boards like the Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism and was an executive member of many national and international organizations and groups: Health and Environment Research Group, the Moroccan Society of Nutrition, FANUS, MENANA, and IUNS. Belahsen participated in several organizations of meetings like the First Federation of African Nutrition Sciences (FANUS) meeting, in Ouarzazate (Morocco) in 2007, the first international meeting of nutrition in Marrakech (Morocco) in 2011, and the International Workshop on Nutrition Transition in El Jadida (Morocco). The main current research subjects concern is nutrition transition, community nutrition, Mediterranean diet, obesity, micronutrient deficiency, and food composition and food sustainability.
Biography Updated on 9 March 2016