Sports & Exercise - an Eating Disorder Dietitian's Perspective with Zoe Davis

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week’s podcast, Han is joined by Zoe Davis. Zoe is a dietitian with 12 years of experience and has been working in the field of mental health and eating disorders for 7 years. Zoe is finishing her Masters in Sports and Exercise nutrition which she hopes to bring into her practice, to support athletes who are experiencing disordered eating.

This week, we discuss:

  • The work that Zoe does as a Dietitian, and how her career has progressed to focus on mental health & eating disorders.
  • The impact of excessive exercise and reduced energy intake, which can lead to low energy availability (LEA) and reduced energy deficiency syndrome (RED-S).
  • How to know what an "adequate amount" of energy intake is, and how variable this is between individuals.
  • The normalisation of reduced energy intake and low body weig ... 
 ...  Read more