Azmina hosts twitter chats for brands and is co-founder and moderator for the award-winning #RDUK Twitter Chats (your chance to talk to expert dietitians and nutritionists, supported by the British Dietetic Association – BDA).
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Previous branded chats:
Azmina’s twitter chat for the Breakfast is Best campaign – a multi-stakeholder science-based European campaign – was held on World Diabetes Day, Nov 2014. Azmina and Phil Vickery have been #talkingturkey on Twitter over the last two years, on behalf of British Turkey. And, Azmina has also hosted chats for Farmhouse Breakfast Week #FBWQandA and Tilda Rice.
Next RDUK chat 5 Dec 2016: Alcohol
Q1. How aware are people about guidelines on weekly units of alcohol, or even what a unit is?
Q2. Are people aware of the calories in the alcohol they consume?
Q3. What role could manufacturers and retailers play in communicating calories and units more clearly?
Q4. What role do dietitians & registered nutritionists have in educating people on alcohol calories & our overall health?
Q5. Are there any good apps or websites which are useful to share, and what else might be helpful?
This chat is kindly supported by Diageo.
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How does #RDUK work?
#RDUK is a monthly moderated Twitter conversation related to the latest headlines, new studies or controversial topics, in collaboration with the British Dietetic Association. Anyone with a twitter account can participate!
First Monday of each month at 20.00-21.00 GMT. Each month we cover a different topic, so Search Twitter for #RDUK for news and views, or come back to this page for updates.
The chat happens live on Twitter and you can join in at any time during the hour. Simply tag your tweets with #RDUK.
- Azmina Govindji RD (@AzminaNutrition)
- Sasha Watkins RD (@TheFoodCoachRD)
- Emma Carder RD (@EmmaCarderRD)
Previous #RDUK Twitter chats
Sep 2016: School Food
June 2016: Food & Mood
May 2016: Soya Foods This chat was kindly supported by Alpro. (#RDUK was trending in UK!)
April 2016: Mindful Eating
March 2016: Hydration
Dec 2015: Food as Medicine
Nov 2015: Red meat, what are the facts? This chat was kindly supported by The Meat Advisory Panel.
Oct 2015: Plant-based eating This chat was kindly supported by Alpro
Sep 2015: Omega 3
July 2015 – Yogurt This chat was kindly supported by Danone UK
June 2015 – Healthy Ageing This chat was part of UK Dietitians Week, 8m twitter impressions reached this week
June 2015 – Ask for Evidence This chat was a collaboration with Sense about Science as part of UK Dietitians Week, 8m twitter impressions reached this week
June 2015 – Workplace Health This chat was part of UK Dietitians Week, 8m twitter impressions reached this week
May 2015 – Breakfast Cereals This chat was kindly supported by the Association of Cereal Food Manufacturers
April 2015 – Low FODMAP diets
March 2015 – National Hydration Week
February 2015 – Worldwide foodie
December 2014 – Triglycerides
November 2014 – low calorie sweeteners. This chat was kindly supported by the Global Stevia Institute
September 2014 – Processed Food
August 2014 – Sports Nutrition
July 2014 – Adult Food Allergies
April 2014 – #dairyprotein The April 2014 chat was kindly supported by Total Greek Yoghurt.
March 2014 – #hydration
Feb 2014 – sugar Guest Tweeter: Tracy Kelly, Head of Care, Diabetes UK. (Total reach: 1.6m. #rduk was trending in the UK!).
Dec 2013 – Milk Allergy The December 2013 chat was kindly supported by Mead Johnson Nutrition.
Nov 2013 – weaning (#rduk was trending in the UK!)
Sep 2013 – Heart Health
July 2013 – Food Labelling
May 2013 – Gluten free
Mar 2013- Sugar – friend or foe?
Feb 2013 – Diet in Pregnancy
Jan 2013 – Fad diets
Dec 2012 – Infant Cow’s Milk Allergy
Nov 2012 – Diet and Cancer
Oct 2012: Food and Mood
Sep 2012: Mediterranean Diet
July 2012 – Nutrition myths
June 2012 – To Carb or not to Carb? (#rduk was trending in the UK!)
May 2012 – weaning
Apr 2012 – can FODMAP diet help IBS?
Mar 2012 – Beefing up malnutrition
Feb 2012 – Fussy eating in kids
Jan 2012 – Vitamin D
Dec 2011 – Festive eating
Nov 2011 – Winter Wise, Drop A Size
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Please contact Azmina via Twitter (@AzminaNutrition) if you have any questions.