** Best Food Facts wants you to get to know their experts! Dr Barbra Klein is the Professor Emerita of Foods & Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Barbra Klein
Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I am a long time ovarian and other cancer survivor.
What three words best describe you?
Optimist, curious, pro-active.
What do you do in your free time?
Reading, exercise and tai chi, travel.
What’s the last good book you read?
Prague Winter by Madeline Albright.
What are you currently working on?
International nutrition, particularly micronutrients in food aid products.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
Ability to fly! I am discouraged about airline travel these days.
What are you most passionate about?
Family and friends’ health and happiness.