Dr. Vieira has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. She has worked in hospitals and clinics conducting clinical research with patients, as well as in biotechnology laboratories, researching the biochemistry and molecular biology of the body at a cellular level. Additionally, she worked in the food industry with the largest food company in America. Her passion is discovering existing research on dietary and lifestyle changes that prevent, cure or improve various health conditions.
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