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Sevginur Akdas

Clinical Dietitian, Researcher,

PhD Candidate

Sevginur Akdas is a Clinical Dietitian, who is currently pursuing her PhD on metabolism, chronic diseases and clinical nutrition.

Sevginur is a passionate researcher, and she has many publications with dozens of citations as a part of a research team currently.

As well as being an experienced researcher, Sevginur is also a professional health writer. She wrote articles monthly as a columnist for Popular Science Magazine from 2017 to 2019. 

Besides, she participated in academic book chapters using her professional knowledge and exceptional research skills.

Sevginur says:

Nutrition is a science which is placed inside of our lives and background of all diseases thus we should always feed our curiosity about it. The way to a healthy life for all human beings passes through rational and applicable nutritional approaches…

Sevginur’s role at neededforhealth.com is to write medically accurate and evidence-based articles relating to diet & nutrition.

 

  • PhD (29.07.2019 – Ongoing) – Ankara University Institute of Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Food, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition Department (view)
  • Master’s Degree – (2017-2019) Ankara University Institute of Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Food, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition Department 
  • Bachelor’s Degree – (2013-2017) – Ankara University, Health Sciences Faculty, Nutrition and Dietetics Department
 

Specialities

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Applied Nutrition
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Trace Elements
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Functional Food
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Chronic Disease
  • Public Health
  • Metabolism
  • Meta-analysis
 

Publications

  • The relationship between metabolic syndrome development and tissue trace elements status and inflammatory markers (view)
  • Cord blood zinc status effects on pregnancy outcomes and its relation with maternal serum zinc levels: a systematic review and meta-analysis (view)
  • Is zinc an important trace element on bone-related diseases and complications? A meta-analysis and systematic review from serum level, dietary intake, and supplementation aspects (view)
  • Serum zinc level and dietary zinc intake status in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a meta-analysis and systematic review (view)
  • COVID-19 and Antibody Responses: Current Situation in COVID-19 Vaccines (view)
  • The Relation Between Trace Element Status (Zinc, Copper, Magnesium) and Clinical Outcomes in COVID-19 Infection During Pregnancy (view)

You can view all studies she has been involved here on ResearchGate and here on Google Scholar.