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
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…
Monday
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
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
Sally Ayyad posted an event

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

Online

Sep 28
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
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
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
Sally Ayyad posted an event

Sep 28, 2021 all day

Online

Sep 14
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
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
Sally Ayyad posted a discussion
There is good evidence that vitamin D deficiency contributes to a compromised immune health and seasonal increases in upper respiratory tract infections and influenza. Possible links with COVID-19 are still being investigated. What are your thoughts?
Aug 30
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
Dietary phytochemicals have been shown to have a protective effect against chronic diseases, however the association with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) has not yet been investigated.
This recent study investigates the Dietary Phytochemical Index…
Aug 28
Sally Ayyad posted an event

Dec 7, 2021 to Dec 8, 2021

Online or in-person

Aug 22
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
Food intake, nutrient sufficiency and dietary patterns play a major role in maintaining bone health.  While the avoidance of a specific food group is likely to have harmful effects, the diversity of food intake is emphasized for bone health and…
Aug 22
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
A randomised controlled trial was conducted for 3 months on Indian adolescents and young adults to test the effect of almond consumption on metabolic risk factors
Quick takes:

India is currently ranked in 4th place world-wide in terms of impaired…
Aug 15
Sally Ayyad posted a blog post
Adolescence overweight and obesity (AOO) remains to be a global health concern associated with a higher risk of non-communicable diseases.  The challenging double burden of nutrition reflects the coexistence of obesity and malnutrition in many…
Aug 7
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