Speeches, Public Presentations
“Smart choices for tasty and highly nutritious breakfasts and snacks for your child’s heath and cognitive performance promotion” 26/11/2016 @ Loft nice n easy, Kifissia, Athens
In this talk, Christina Kostara shared insights into the role of paediatric nutrition, from entire diet to specific nutrients, in brain structure and function, cognition, and mental health. Nutrition science went had in hand with culinary skills. Together with the renowned chef Christos Athanasiadis shared practical lessons on how to make good breakfast and snacks, meaning tasty, highly nutritious that provide added health benefits to the child Talk presented at a food event as part of the public healthy nutrition seminars series organized by nice n easy organic bistro restaurants.
“Osteoporosis and nutrition” 12/11/2016 @ IASO, Maternity-Gynecology Clinic
Talk presented to the public at the “WOMEN-HEALTH-BEAUTY” Scientific Seminar organized by Athinaides Chapter D430 Daughters of Penelope
“The Festive Fast (SARAKOSTIANA)” by Marigoula Kokkinou and Georgia Kofinas (Porphyra Publications) book presentation event organized by the Committee «Οι φίλοι του Χιώτικου Χωριού» and E.V.A.T (Enosi Vrontadousion Attikis) 29/3/2017 @ Ε.V.Α.Τ, Athens Nea Smyrni
Christina educated the elderly audience on the importance of Mediterranean dietary pattern and good food for an active and healthy ageing and shared practical lessons on how to strengthen and promote their good mental health and healthy and “sharp” brain (cognitive health).
“Healthy Breakfast” corporate event 29/3/2016 @ Merck
Keynote speech to employees offering insights about the benefits of proper nutrition against colon cancer, as well as leading a healthy lifestyle, as part of Merck Greece’s “Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month campaign”
“Sarakostiana” (Lenten Cuisine): A tasty afternoon downtown” (Athens) corporate event 7/11/2015 @ The Museum of Greek Gastronomy, Psyrri, Athens
Christina shared insights about health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and helped the audience to unlock food ingredients and discover the health benefits of some of the recipes in the presentation event of the 27th edition of the book “Τhe Festive Fast: Mediterranean, Lenten, vegetarian cuisine” by Marigoula Kokkinou and Georgia Kofinas, Porphyra Publications
“Healthy Nutrition-Healthy Breakfast” 24/10/2104 @ 2nd Amaroussion General High-School, Amaroussio, Athens
Christina raised awareness and educated the students about healthy eating in this talk presented after invitation of School’s Teachers Association in an event held as part of World Obesity Day
“Nutrition and Athletic Performance” 25/2/2010 @ The Αmerican Community School (ACS)
Talk presented to the ACS’s students as part of the ACS Athens Annual Wellness Week 2010
“The Home of Healthy Nutrition (Greek: «Το σπίτι της Υγιεινής Διατροφής»)” event 23-25/3/2008 @ Convention Hall of the Syntagma Metro Station, Athens
Workshop for children together with Esther Sarphatie (presenter and T.V chef for National and Commercial Greek Television), action-oriented and educational focusing in helping children learn how to prepare a healthy and nutrition breakfast, designed as part of the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity (Greece) Phase B “Life has Colour” (Greek: Η ζωή έχει χρώμα) campaign 2008. This special information and sensitization campaign was launched in the framework of children’s and adolescents’ information on health and prevention issues.
“Wellness in Action” Corporate event 04-05 and 09/2006 @ NESTLE Hellas, Athens
Key participator as a Nutritionist Consultant (talk presentations, consultations to employees) in the leading company’s Nestle’s Hellas wokplace wellness project (Wellness champion: Raymond Fischer).
Conference and Scientific Seminar appearances