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Spring Nutrition Seminars 2021

Healthy UCD Spring Nutrition Seminars

Join Healthy UCD and Culture and Engagement for a series of webinars given by UCD colleagues on topical nutrition subjects. These 25-minute webinars followed by Q&As will cover; top tips for healthy eating in lockdown, healthy lunches and snacks for all the family, probiotics and intermittent fasting.

These seminars have now concluded but you can catch up with any you missed on our YouTube channel by clicking on the video.

Healthy lunches and snacks for all the family

Dr Sarah Browne

Eating habits have changed for many in the last year and we can get fatigued with our home-based eating routines!  In this webinar, registered dietitian Dr Sarah Browne will discuss snacking, healthy options for children and adults, and planning healthy lunch boxes for all the family.  Sarah is a lecturer in nutrition and dietetics at the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science.

Top tips for healthy eating in lockdown

Julie Dowsett

Are you finding it hard to motivate yourself during lockdown? Have the pounds crept on? Julie Dowsett is a dietitian working in the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science and will show you how small changes to your diet and routine can reap big benefits. She will talk through some top tips which are based in science to help you to survive and thrive in lockdown.

Probiotics... are they just yoghurt?

Annelie Shaw

Have you always wondered what the hype was about probiotics? Aren’t they just yoghurt after all?  Annelie Shaw is a Masters qualified dietitian specialising in Gut health and through this webinar will cover a review of pre and probiotics, the differences, dietary sources and evidence supporting their use. Hopefully answering the question - probiotics ...what's the point? Annelie Shaw is a Clinical Tutor in the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science.

Intermittent Fasting – is it just another Fad Diet?

Pauline Dunne

Intermittent fasting has grown in popularity in recent years and is hailed by many as the key to achieving weight loss. This webinar will explain the concept, explore the evidence, and consider whether the approach could support our health or if it is just another fad diet. Pauline Dunne is a CORÚ registered dietitian with extensive experience in clinical, health promotion and NGO settings. She is currently undertaking a PhD through the HRB SPHeRE programme at the UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science.

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