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Dr Nina Bailey

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returns 12/30/2018

I am a nutrition scientist, actively involved in promoting awareness of the role of the diet in maintaining good health.I am passionate and educating people about the role of nutrition in health and disease (dietary health and nutritional intervention in disease, particularly the role of essential fatty acids in conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, digestive health, children's disorders etc.)

Experience in the area

I trained in biomedical science before studying for a doctorate in cell biology. Following this I turned to industry, putting into practice my extensive science background, researching and developing nutritional supplements, and implementing educational training workshops for professional practitioners and the public.


I authored peer-reviewed articles in leading science journals, as well as having written for national trade magazines. I published papers with the British Nutrition Foundation, Network Health Dietician. Wrote articles for magazines: Choice Health & Wellbeing, The Nutrition Practitioner, Your Healthy Living Magazine and many more. I also write stuff on my blog:


I received my PhD in Cell Biology from Cambridge University.

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2011-03-12 OTC weight loss supplements:

It sounds to me like you are doing everything you should be.  Trying to lose weight fast using 'quick-fix' methods never really works in my  opinion and 10lb over a couple of months is about right. Weight

2011-03-09 Carbohydrates and Juicing:

During the cooking process, heat destroys vitamins, and minerals are   converted from their organic and absorbable state to a state whereby   they are not easily assimilated by the body. Water soluble

2011-03-07 Carbohydrates and Juicing:

There have been several published studies looking at the effects of   juicing on carbohydrate content of foods and also the subsequent effect   on insulin levels. Different fruits and vegetables will have

2011-02-28 iron in breakfast cereals:

There are two kinds of iron found in foods; haem from animal products   which is readily absorbed by the body and non-haem from plant   sources,which has a slightly different chemical structure and is

2011-02-27 Metabolic types or race?:

Vegan diets tend to be healthier, lower in fat and calories and higher in fibre (although there are exceptions). Of course, individuals who are burning calories by walking and cycling rather than relying


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