June 2015:
Dietitians Week


8 June-12 June 2015

Please join us for 3 chats this week as part of the British Dietetic Association’s “Dietitians Week”

Workplace Health – 8 June 2015 at 8-9pm

  1. We spend 60% of our time at work. How can eating well make us feel good?
  2. What role does what we drink play in feeling well at work?
  3. Food vs physical activity – what’s most important?
  4. One in six workers have a long term condition like diabetes, COPD, heart disease. How can employers support these employees?
  5. Are there any good examples of innovative workplace health initiatives?

Read what we discussed here:
Workplace Health Chat

Ask for Evidence – 10 June 2015 at 12-1pm

  1. How can people protect themselves against misleading nutritional information?
  2. How do you know what to trust when it comes to dietary advice
  3. What constitutes good evidence and how do you know it when you see it?
  4. How can you differentiate between people who call themselves “experts”?
  5. Where can you go for evidence-based, yet easy to understand dietary advice?

This chat was in collaboration with Sense About Science

Read what we discussed here:
Ask For Evidence

Healthy Ageing – 11 June 2015 at 8-9pm

  1. What is healthy ageing and why does nutrition play a central role?
  2. What key nutrient sources are needed to protect healthy bones and muscle mass?
  3. Is there any evidence that good nutrition can protect us against cognitive decline?
  4. Share your tips for nutrient dense diets to enable healthy ageing for those with small appetites
  5. With one third of the population expected to be over 60 by 2030, what areas of nutrition do you think need further research for healthy ageing?

This chat was in collaboration with Food Matters Live

Read what we discussed here:
Healthy Ageing