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Conor Kerley, PhD, BSc, H. Dip is an Irish dietitian and nutrition researcher. He studied nutrition and dietetics at Trinity College Dublin and the Dublin Institute of Technology and earned his PhD from the School of Medicine and Medical Sciences at University College Dublin. He completed his postdoctoral work with The School of Human Health and Performance at Dublin City University. Find Dr. Kerley on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Can Nutrition Help Prevent Common Cold & Flu Viruses?

Can Nutrition Help Prevent Common Cold & Flu Viruses?

Most respiratory tract infections (RTIs), including the common cold and flu (influenza) are caused by viruses. There are around 200 or more types and sub-types of virus that contribute. Further, viral DNA changes frequently. This makes preventing and treating RTIs quite difficult and helps explain why we tend to get many RTIs throughout our lives. … Continued


How Important is Vitamin D? Facts You Need to Know

How Important is Vitamin D? Facts You Need to Know

Vitamin D is important for bone health and various body functions as well as for treatments of certain diseases. Regardless of plant-based diets, deficiencies are an issue for anyone lacking sun exposure.


Is Sugary Fruit Healthy?

Is Sugary Fruit Healthy?

Most of the calories in fruit come from carbohydrates—specifically sugar. Should we eat fruit, be cautious, or avoid it?


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