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How to Eat Gluten Free in Italy

By Marissa PuputtiNovember 9th, 2017in Blog & News

Samantha Bauer, a BU student who was on the first study abroad trip to Padua, Italy, a program run by Dr. Quatromoni, shares her experience of gluten-free eating in Italy.

“When I first informed my friends and family that I would be studying abroad in Italy for a month to study the Mediterranean Diet, their initial response was, ‘What are you going to eat?'”…

Read the full article featured in Mediterranean Living 

Following the Mediterranean Diet, in Italy

By Marissa PuputtiJuly 19th, 2017in Blog & News

Dr. Quatromoni featured in an article from BU Today.

“It was the third day of classes for a new, four-week Study Abroad course in Padua, Italy, and a group of BU students was on a scavenger hunt in the city’s outdoor market, the Piazza della Frutta”…

Continue reading the full article from BU Today

A New Point of View

By Marissa PuputtiMarch 17th, 2017in Blog & News

The latest research indicates that athletes with eating disorders should not be treated the same as the general population. In response, a clinic in Massachusetts has developed a unique, athlete-specific program.

This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning.

By Matt Stranberg and Dr. Paula Quatromoni

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Athletes & Eating Disorders- An Olympic Hopeful Shares His Journey

By Marissa PuputtiFebruary 24th, 2017in Blog & News

Athletes are 2-3x more at risk for eating disorders compared with other populations. Those impacted span all types of sports, competitive levels and genders.

One example is David Proctor, a former All-American runner at Boston University and current Olympic hopeful. One might think he doesn’t fit the typical profile for someone with an eating disorder, but the reality is there is no typical profile. An eating disorder can happen to any athlete – no one is immune.

Walden was fortunate to have David share his powerful story as part of our latest Facebook Live. He was joined by Paula Quatromoni, senior consultant for Walden’s GOALS Program for Competitive Athletes and tenured associate professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Boston University, who played an active role in David’s recovery.

Continue reading, and view the video clip available below.