Why we should all always keep learning when it comes to nutrition

Alex ruani - health science - thrive magazine

Welcome back to the Thrive – Ethical Entrepreneur podcast…

Alex is a Doctoral Researcher in Nutrition Science Education at University College London, and Chief Science Educator at The Health Sciences Academy, where she leads a team of accomplished scientists and PhDs on large education and publishing projects.

Her expertise and knowledge is second to none and we covered everything from sensory food education through to epigenetics and immune health. Honestly, it’s one of my favourite conversations so far on the show. Please listen in and find out more about Alex in the show notes. Enjoy the show.

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What we discuss in this episode:

  • Debunking misinformation and false beliefs about nutrition.
  • How we’re currently going through a revolution in health and wellness
  • How to find expert led nutritional information in the mainstream media
  • Why you should always keep your mind open to learning about nutrition
  • How the right foods can make us smarter? 
  • Biohacking to enhance our performance – does it work long term?
  • Why your microbiome holds the key to immune health?
  • Why your genes are not your destiny!


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