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EMU Hosts Prof. Dr. Canan Karatay

EMU Hosts Prof. Dr. Canan Karatay

Famous cardiologist and internal medicine specialist Prof. Dr. Canan Karatay, gave a conference at the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) as part of the 23rd Spring Festival. The conference held at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy Hall received great interest from EMU students and personnel as well as the Famagusta public.

Speaking before the conference, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam expressed his pleasure in welcoming to the university a distinguished person, Prof. Dr. Karatay, and invited her to the stage. During the conference that lasted for approximately one hour, Prof. Dr. Karatay provided dietary recommendations including the removal of sugar and bread from diet as well as the consumption of olive oil. Underlining that she has been a doctor for 50 years, Prof. Dr. Karatay stated that our diet is at the heart of all our health problems, highlighting the importance of nutrition. Stating “Sugar is the sweetest poison” Prof. Dr. Karatay indicated that sugar, bread and carbohydrates are the main causes of cancer and heart attacks.

At the end of the conference, Prof. Dr. Canan Karatay was handed a plaque of appreciation by Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam.

Prof. Dr. Karatay visits Rector Prof. Dr. Osam in his office

Prior to the conference Prof. Dr. Canan Karatay visited EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam in his office. During the visit Prof. Dr. Karatay was presented an EMU logo frame made of traditional Cypriot Lefkara.