Д-р Дарина Найденова I obtained my Master’s degree from the Medical University of Varna in 2000. I specialised in Nutrition and Dietetics. I have been teaching subjects relating to healthy eating and curative nutrition to students and trainee doctors at the Medical University of Varna since 2003. I am also an academic mentor of students under the project for student practises at the Medical University of Varna.

I have participated in numerous national and international scientific congresses on obesity and clinical nutrition. I am also the author of over 25 specialised publications in various Bulgarian and international magazines. I have completed specialist courses and trainings in obesity treatment, diet therapy for different diseases, nutrition of pregnant and breastfeeding women. I am also a certified breastfeeding consultant at the National Breastfeeding Committee.

My work includes consulting patients and preparing personalised nutritional guidelines and nutrition plans for people with food intolerances, food allergies, and metabolic disorders (overweight, obesity, Diabetes mellitus, gout, osteoporosis, high cholesterol and triglycerides levels), digestive, cardiovascular and excretory system disorders.My primary specialist interests lie in helping women getting back into shape after pregnancy, weight reduction and retention in obese patients, nutrition and introduction of babies and toddlers to solid foods.

I also act as a consultant and author of articles on issues relating to obesity and nutrition of children and adults in the media: 9 months and Kenguru magazines, Narodno delo newspaper, BNT2, Cherno more TV channel, Varna radio, etc. I also give lectures at: Dechko BG website, the School for Parents of 9 Months Magazine and School for Breastfeeding at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital in Varna.