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Fitpros are typically great at ‘dishing out’ (see what we did there?) nutritional advice to clients – but who’s looking after you? Dr Linia Patel has some ‘tasty’ advice (Ok, enough of the puns 😄).

Catching a meal on the run between clients or sessions? Want to know what you can eat on the go? Are protein bars ‘good choices’ for a fitpro? How do we make sure ‘healthy eating’ doesn’t spiral in to disordered eating? How can you recognise this in yourself or your clients?

FitPro’s Jane Waller, speaks to leading dietician and sports nutritionist, Dr Linia Patel in our latest podcast – it’s jam-packed with great advice.

Listen to our latest podcast full of nutritional considerations for the fitpro…


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A little bit about Linia..

Dr Linia Patel has a BSc degree in biochemistry and physiology and has recently achieved a PhD in public health. Linia is a leading dietitian and sports nutritionist. Her passion is translating nutritional science into easy-to-digest and practical advice.


About the Author

Dr Linia Patel

Dietitian and sports nutritionist

As a self-confessed “total foodie”, being an award-winning dietitian and sports nutritionist comes naturally to our resident dietitian and long-time Fitpro magazine contributor, Dr Linia Patel. She likes to take a block of science and slice it up into easy-to-digest and practical advice. With a PhD in Public Health and over 100 published articles on diet and health, she is a British Dietetic Association Spokesperson and is regularly seen appearing on national TV and being quoted in the press. She’s the science expert for Tess Daly’s best-selling book 4 Steps to a Happier & Healthier You, is a qualified fitness instructor and has worked extensively in high performance sport. She is particularly passionate about women’s health, helping women to be the best version of themselves.

Key expertise:

  • Translating science into easy-to-digest, practical advice
  • Dietitian and sports nutritionist
  • Media spokesperson
  • Women’s health (athletes, non-athletes and everything in between)
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