Sara Farnetti graduated with honors in 2003 in Medicine and Surgery at the Sacro Cuore Catholic University in Rome. Here she also specialized in internal medicine with honors and she obtained a Ph. D. in Physiopathology of Nutrition and Metabolism. In 2004 she won the prize for young researchers from SIMI (Italian Society of Internal Medicine). Since 2014 she has been Assistant Professor at the Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Lecturer at the Luiss Carlo Guidi University in Rome, from 2016 to today, she is in charge of the “Wellness and wellbeing” course. For the innovative value of her researching work, she participated in 2 edition of TEDx, the first time in 2011 with a symposium on “Everything you know about food is fake” and the second in 2016 with a speech entitled “Functional nutrition: the key to life”.
Author of numerous scientific and popular publications on the themes of functional nutrition and cellular lipidomics in various clinical conditions, the prevention of metabolic diseases and the treatment of metabolic syndrome and related diseases. The goal of her research in functional nutrition is to demonstrate and disseminate that the food we eat initiates a hormonal process that is renewed every meal, that interacts with our body and with our genetic makeup, affecting in a significant way on human health and longevity. The substances contained in what we eat, their transformation into the kitchen and their combination, in fact, activate or inhibit the release of hormones, the functions of our body and interact with our genome, making it evolve. These are subjects treated by Sara Farnetti, in scientific and media debates at national and international level.
In 2019 she won the prize for “ 100 Italian Excellences” . In 2008 she published the book “Alimentazione funzionale e sovrappeso corporeo”, in 2012 “ Tutto ciò che sai sul cibo è falso” and in 2018 “Mai più a dieta. Salute e longevità con la medicina di precisione”. She also collaborates with various newspapers and magazines.
Website dr.ssa Sara Farnetti: sarafarnetti.it