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Ms. Rida Abeer

  • MSc Clinical Nutrition, UK
  • BSc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, UAE

Clinical Dietician

Work Experience

  • Rida has been working at Zulekha Hospital for over 2 years. Prior to this she was working as clinical research officer at Imperial College London; UK.She has over three years of cumulative experience as a clinical and research dietitian. Rida is experienced in counseling and providing nutrition therapy for patients with Metabolic Syndrome specifically obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. She is also a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Urdu

Special Interests

  • Neurobiology of Food Intake (nutritive value of food versus reward value)
  • Bariatrics - Pre and Post-Op Surgical Nutrition Management
  • Diabetes Management

Research/Publications

  • Neurobiological, behavioural, hormonal and metabolic correlates of food intake – Imperial College London, UK – 2017 & Dubai International Nutrition Congress, 2018.
  • Actively promotes health and nutrition through media channels e.g. webinars and CSR activities.