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Nutrition in research and in the news

According to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health measurements of haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) more accurately identifies people at risk for diabetes and other clinical outcomes than the more commonly used fasting glucose measurement.

Call for greater awareness and identification of Pre diabetes

Only a small percentage of American adults with pre diabetes are aware that they are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In 2006 almost 30% of the US adult population had pre diabetes but most of these people (more than 90%) were unaware of their pre diabetes status according to a study by Geiss and colleagues published in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Fish Oil May Slow Cellular Aging

The omega-3 fats in fish oil, touted for their anti inflammatory effects and power to improve cholesterol levels, may have a bonus benefit for heart patients: slowing biological aging at the cellular level.

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Lisa Fouladi Balance Ur Bod Nutrition Consultancy

Lisa, principle consultant and founder of balance ur bod nutrition consultancy is a qualified nutrition therapist (dip.ION), a Nutrition Therapy Council registered practitioner, and a current member of the British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutrition Therapy (BANT) and is bound by their codes of ethics and practice. She is fully insured, and dedicated to continuous study of current research and industry developments through Continued Professional Development (CPD).

In keeping with her quest for knowledge, Lisa is currently enrolled in yet another degree program, an MSc at the University of London (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) which she hopes to complete someday.

Although based in Zürich, Switzerland, she sees clients in the Geneva area, in Germany (Münster area) and in the UK (London and Windsor areas).

Lisa conducts one to one consultations with clients, advising on all aspects of nutrition and the effect food and lifestyle choices have on health and well being. Lisa works closely with her clients, assessing and identifying imbalances and individual needs, and supporting them in making the necessary dietary and lifestyle changes. She is deeply committed to supporting her client’s health through nutrition and stays at their side throughout the process.