Maria Assunta Coppola is a biologist and nutritionist. She works at the National Cancer Institute Pascale (Naples), dealing with the nutritional therapy of cancer patients. She is also the Director of the Consulting room for Cancer Prevention and Care at the Foundation Bartolo Longo in Pompeii. She has always been passionate about nutrition in the treatment and prevention of multifactorial diseases (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer etc.). She participates as speaker to national level scientific conferences, and is the editor of scientific articles on medicinalive. Her postgraduate qualifications include a degree from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Food Science and Clinic Nutrition, obtained at the Second University of Naples.