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I am currently doing a BBSRC-funded PhD in nutrition and metabolic physiology. As part of this, I am running a study to investigate the effects of ketones on immune, metabolic and cognitive health in older adults.

Before joining the Centre for Nutrition, Exercise and Metabolism (CNEM) at Bath, I studied Human Nutrition at the University of Surrey. Here I became interested in the pathology of type 2 diabetes, and how it can be reversed by diet and lifestyle changes. I conducted a systematic review to explore the roles of carbohydrate versus calorie restriction in type 2 diabetes remission, which was published in the Journal of Nutritional Science.

Prior to working in nutrition, I studied and worked in the sustainability sector in London. I worked as a consultant in PwC's Sustainability & Climate Change team and as a communications officer at the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit. I am interested in the role of nutrition at the intersection between human and planetary health.

Alongside my PhD, I work as a freelance science writer, producing articles on topics related to nutrition and metabolism. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Human Nutrition, Master in Science, Restricting Carbohydrates and Calories in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, University of Surrey

Award Date: 5 Nov 2020

Natural Sciences (Biological), Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 29 Jun 2012

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