Norman Temple

Professor, Nutrition

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    1976 …2023

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    I am originally from London, England, but have lived in Canada for many years. He is the professor of nutrition at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada. My courses are taught by distance education and are taken by a thousand students a year across Canada. I have published 95 papers, mainly in the area of nutrition in relation to health. This includes research in Cape Town on the role of the changing diet in South Africa on the pattern of diseases in that country, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. I have also been highly active in publishing books. Together with Denis Burkitt he coedited Western Diseases: Their Dietary Prevention and Reversibility (1994). He coedited Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention (2023), Beverage Impacts on Health and Nutrition (2016), Community Nutrition for Developing Countries (2016), Nutrition Guide for Physicians and Related Healthcare Professionals (2022), and Excessive Medical Spending: Facing the Challenge (2007).

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, University of Wolverhampton

    … → 1980

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