"Cathy Nonas is Director of the Physical Activity and Nutrition Program at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She’s a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association and author of Outwit Your Weight, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City. She is studying the effects of very low-protein, very low-carbohydrate diets on Parkinson's patients. She is interested in studying how different factors affect metabolism, including some blood-glucose-lowering medications and why some people with type 2 diabetes have more trouble losing and maintaining weight". - UA Department of Nutritional Sciences & College of Agriculture and Life Sciences