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Carrie Ruxton

Dietitian, nutrition consultant and health writer

Nutrition Communications

Carrie trained as a dietitian at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, before obtaining a PhD in 1998. Her specialist areas are child nutrition, obesity, functional foods and dietary guidelines. After a spell working in the food industry and as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster, she became freelance in 2003. Carrie works across most food and drink sectors including fruit juice, tea, supplements, eggs, dairy, snacks and beverages, specialising in content development, communications and science interpretation. She’s published more than 70 peer reviewed papers on diet and nutrition and more than 100 articles & book chapters. She has also given nearly 150 presentations and webinars. She contributes regularly to national newspapers, magazines, radio and television, appearing on CH4 Food Unwrapped, CH4 World’s Best Diets, BBC Rip Off Britain, and BBC Food Detectives. When ‘off duty’, she enjoys running, CrossFit and hill walking.