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 4 March 2019, 20.00-21.00 GMT #Malnutrition
- Discuss the pros/cons of using BMI as a measure of nutritional status.
- How often do you assess muscle mass as a parameter of malnutrition in clinical practice?
- What are the most important dietary factors for maintaining and improving muscle mass?
- How can dietitians contribute towards preventing muscle loss?
- Frailty is one of the focus areas of the NHS 10 year plan: how can dietitians support these patients?
This chat is kindly supported by Abbott UK.
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How does #RDUK work?
#RDUK is a 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 the month at 20.00-21.00 GMT. Each chat 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)
Insights from previous #RDUK Twitter chats
Jan 2019: Plant-based eating. Special guests The Vegan Society and VegPowerUK
Sep 2018: Cancer Prevention
June 2018: Dietitians do prevention. In association with the British Dietetic Association for Dietitians Week
Jan 2018: Vegan diet
Nov 2017: Heart Health & Cholesterol. This chat was kindly supported by The Almond Board of California
Sep 2017: Meat Advice This chat was kindly supported by The Meat Advisory Panel.
Aug 2017: Plant Power
Jun 2017: BDA Dietitians Week Nutrition Truths v Nutrition Fads
May 2017: Summer eating
Feb 2017: Nutrition Research
Dec 2016: Alcohol awareness. This chat was kindly supported by Diageo. Special Guest Amanda Ursell
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.