Rahway library to host nutrition lecture, Oct. 16

RAHWAY — On Wednesday Oct. 16 at 6 p.m., Rahway Public Library will host the lecture “Learning From the Obesity Epidemic” presented by Richard Perlmutter. This timely presentation will discuss the obesity epidemic and the lessons that can be learned. This program will cover the satiety of different foods so we can avoid foods that are high in calories but are not satisfying, causing us to eat more and gain weight.

Perlmutter is the founder of Abington Nutrition Services LLC. He has a B.S. in Dairy Technology from the University of Illinois and an M.S. in Food Science from Michigan State University. He has worked in many positions in the food industry. He is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the nation’s largest organization of nutrition professionals.

For more information call the Rahway library at 732-340-1551 x 212.