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June 2017:
Dietitians Week ‘Nutrition Truths vs Fads’ Chat

Please join us for this special twitter chat as part of the British Dietetic Association’s “Dietitians Week” focused on Evidence and Expertise

Nutrition Truths vs Fads – 12 June 2017 at 8-9pm

  1. How can you tell a nutrition truth from a fad?
  2. Current trends and why dietitians worry about them?
  3. Why are there many grey areas in nutrition?
  4. Does the food industry perpetuate fads? How can dietitians work with them to prevent this?
  5. Any good nutrition sites or resources you can trust for reliable information?

Read what we discussed here: Nutrition Truths vs. Fads

June 2014:
Dietitians Week Twitter Chats


Meat Free Monday – 9 June 2014 at 1-2pm

  1. Meat Free Monday – another fad or carries some weight?
  2. What are the health benefits of a weekly Meat Free Day ?
  3. Plant based diets needn’t be boring – what are your favourite foods to include?
  4. Plant proteins still pack a mighty punch what nutrition do they offer us?
  5. How can we spice up Meat Free Days? Any foodie recipes, websites or blogs that promote meat free days?

Read what we discussed here: Meat Free Monday

The Fat Debate – 10 June 2014 at 8-9pm

  1. In the light of recent research, should we change the way we look at saturated fats?
  2. What’s the deal with coconut oil?
  3. Is butter better or worse than spreads?
  4. What are your best tips for getting the fat balance right
  5. What can manufacturers and fast food outlets do to help us get fat-smart?

Read what we discussed here: The Fat Debate

Nutrition Secrets From Nutrition Experts – 12 June 2014 8-9pm

  1. Nutrition is a fascinating science, any weird & wonderful nutrition facts?
  2. As a dietitian what is the top tip you share?
  3. What changes have you have made to your own diet since becoming a dietitian?
  4. What is the most common question you are asked as a dietitian and what’s the answer?
  5. Which nutrition tip has the largest impact on health?

Read what we discussed here: Nutrition Secrets