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Ms Salma S Khan – Nutrition Consultant and Health Writer

Ms Salma S. Khan, Nutrition Consultant & Health Writer is a highly qualified Health Practitioner – she advises clients on a broad range of nutritional issues, and specialises in all matters related to nutrition. Salma incorporates Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques within each consultation in order to motivate clients to reach their nutritional goals. All clients are provided with unique bespoke nutritional plans devised to suit their individual needs. 

Salma is originally from a Biomedical Sciences background (specialising in Clinical Chemistry). She has worked in various laboratories to gain first-hand experience of nutritional testing. Her intense passion for nutrition led her on a journey to study the subject in great depth. 

As well as consulting with clients, Salma is a keen writer and public speaker – she has contributed nutrition related articles to the media including the Daily Mail online, as well as contributing to radio shows.

Salma has also worked for a premium supplement and health food company based in Surrey where she has formulated new health products. In addition, Salma has been a guest speaker at a top health retreat in Gozo, Malta. She is currently in the process of planning a series of health retreats. Besides this, Salma voluntarily works for a global charitable organization where she is involved in the ongoing development of the nutrition department at a hospital based in Latin America.

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Multivitamins – to take or not to take?

health_zone_multivitamin_ukIn an ideal world we would all consume our required five to ten servings of fruits and vegetables a day, and would receive all of the nutrients we need from our food. However due to the average modern lifestyle today which tends to be high in stress, alcohol, and low-nutrient, processed food this is often not possible.

Additionally, modern day agricultural practices strip the soil our fruits in vegetables are grown in of its valuable nutrients.  It is preferable to go for biodynamic or organically grown produce when possible, for a higher nutrient content, not to mention the benefits of avoiding the pesticide and herbicide sprays which are commonly used.

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Kangavites – Big nutrition for little people

It’s a fact, children who enjoy a healthy, varied diet are more likely to be full of energy, feel brighter, more alert, suffer fewer colds and illnesses, and concentrate better at school. Unfortunately, children do not always get all of the recommended daily levels of key vitamins and minerals from their diet. Due to the prevalence of processed food, kids’ picky eating habits and children’s specific nutrient requirements for proper growth and development, even children who have good eating habits may experience gaps in nutrition needs vs. intake. Continue reading ‘Kangavites – Big nutrition for little people’ »