About

Location

London


Birthday:

March 3


Employer

Freelancer ANutr; NCB-HWC Health & Wellness Coach


Which one of the following Member categories relates to your job?

Nutrition practitioners


Additional information about your interest in iKANN

I would like to have access to info on nutrition and health; global news and events, training workshops, and webinars; learn more about policy, law and guidance in the UK and globally; as well as take part in discussions on published research


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Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
A recent study shows a negative association between habitual intake of legumes and grains with severity of COVID-19 symptoms. Please share your thoughts and experiences
Jan 12
Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
A recent study highlighted an association between low serum levels of vitamin D, Zinc and Magnesium with higher inflammatory cytokines in COVID-19 patients.  Share your thoughts on practical applications in primary healthcare
Nov 22, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
A recent study suggests that early nutritional management could essentially be integrated into the overall therapeutic strategy for COVID-19 patients, with special attention to those subject to a long stay in intensive care (> 5 days), similar to…
Nov 2, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted an event

Nov 17, 2021 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm

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Oct 28, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
A recent study investigating the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on food insecurity reported growing levels of food insecurity even in high-income countries.  This was translated into the consumption of cheaper and less healthy food. 
How much of an…
Oct 26, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted an event

Nov 10, 2021 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Online

Oct 20, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
COVID-19 has led to unprecedented changes to conventional ways of living.  Lockdown undoubtedly impacted both physical and mental health, as well as health related behaviours including diet, sleep, and physical activity.  A recent study showed…
Oct 11, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
Vitamin D plays an important role in regulating the calcium and phosphate levels in the human body, in addition to its role in preventing diseases, with insufficient concentrations reported as mortality risk factors.  Ethnicities with darker skin…
Oct 10, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
In some studies, physiological distresses have been proposed as risk factors for diabetes, due to their effect on increasing the level of cortisol secretion, that which in turn leads to insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia, obesity and type 2…
Oct 3, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted an event

Oct 13, 2021 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Online

Sep 28, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
Diet and dietary patterns have been shown, in various studies, to influence cardiometabolic health.  This study investigates the association between the consumption of a Mediterranean diet in childhood and cardiometabolic disease risk in young…
Sep 26, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
Recent studies show those suffering from T2D require more medical interventions and had a higher mortality rate during the pandemic.   Can this be used to guide preventative strategies to safeguard the health of those with Diabetes?  Please share…
Sep 24, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
The quality and quantity of food consumed contribute to the high rates of overweight and obesity.  This study investigates the effect of reducing the proportion of higher energy (kcal) foods, in worksite cafeterias in England, Scotland and Wales, to…
Sep 19, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted an event

Sep 28, 2021 all day

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Sep 14, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
This systematic review was conducted by the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to evaluate the strengths of evidence on diet and health, and inform the dietary guidelines for Americans on possible associations with all-cause mortality
Quick…
Sep 11, 2021
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
Child obesity is a global public health priority.  This study suggests a low-intensive multicomponent child centred intervention for the prevention of obesity in children aged 2 -4 years to be cost effective
Quick takes:

Child obesity has both…
Sep 5, 2021
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