Lina Begdache, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the health and wellness studies department at Binghamton University. Her educational backgrounds include nutrition sciences and dietetics, cell and molecular biology, with a concentration in neurosciences. She is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist and a Certified Nutrition Specialist-Scholar. Lina’s interest is nutrition at the cellular and genetic level with a special interest in the brain. Her research interests include dietary and lifestyle factors in relation to mental health, neurobehaviors, and brain functions.