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Nutritional Support for Shift Workers
Presenter Audra Starkey
- The Healthy Shiftworker
Audra Starkey is a Clinical Nutritionist, Accredited Trainer, Shift Work Veteran and founder of The Healthy Shift Worker podcast that receives over 2000+ listener downloads each month from around the world. She is also the author of The Healthy Shiftworker – a website dedicated to helping those who may be struggling to stay healthy whilst working 24/7.
After accepting a voluntary redundancy from Qantas in 2014, Audra went on to complete a Bachelor of Health Science degree majoring in Nutritional Medicine with the sole purpose of giving back to her profession upon graduation.
With a special interest in preventative health, she went on to found The Healthy Shift Worker, a company that provides shift work specific wellness services to individuals, along with corporate wellness programs via her signature Healthy Shift Worker Wellness Seminars.
She is a huge fan of tennis, or more specifically Roger Federer, and lives in Brisbane with her shift working husband Dale.
This webinar includes information on how shift workers can achieve optimal nutrition despite their shift work lifestyles. We will explore why one should consider food timing to improve their sleep and how it is important for weight regulation and optimizing gut health. Understanding these fundamentals, can be an important step in helping to mitigate some of the health challenges many shift workers face today.
In this session, you will:
- Gain an understanding of the link between nutrition and sleep quality
- Recognise why when we eat is just as important as what we’re eating
- Explore what foods to eat on night shift to support optimal health
- Examine Nutrients to Support Stress