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Teresita Saechao

Faculty - Health Sciences, Pleasant Hill Campus

Specialties: Sports nutrition and Athletics Performance; Nutrition Curriculum Development for Public Health Programs; Preschool Nutrition; Weight Loss; Exercise Prescription. 

Research Interests: Nutrigenomics; The effects of exercise on adipose cells; The effects of family background on pediatric obesity; Sports Nutrition for strength athletes and endurance runners; Effective weight loss and weight management techniques for athletes; Culturally diverse programs that decrease obesity risks; Genetics and chronic conditions.

  • B.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Physiology - CSU Sacramento, Sacramento CA

  • M.S. in Human Nutrition - Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

  • Fitness Specialist Certification - American River College, Sacramento CA