Mikki Williden, PhD

Dr Mikki Williden graduated with Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, and a Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. She attained her Masters in Science (Human Nutrition) with First Class Honours in 2003, focusing on the development of a childhood obesity prevention programme.

As a registered nutritionist, Mikki has been privately consulting with clients since 2006 and has worked with a vast number of people with different health and performance goals. In 2011 she obtained her PhD after completing her doctoral thesis in health and productivity in the New Zealand workforce. She hosts a weekly podcast, Mikkipedia, which dives deep into the topics of nutrition, longevity, fitness and health, and is a co-host of a weekly endurance sports podcast called Fitter Radio. She is the creator of Mondays Matter, a successful fat loss group programme that utilises evidence-based techniques to support body composition goals that has helped over 2000 people transform their eating habits and, importantly their lives

She has worked with some notable NZ’ers, helping them achieve their nutrition-related goals, including Nigel Latta (on ‘The Sugar’ episode) and Simon Gault (on the documentary series ‘Why are we Fat?’) and is passionate to help translate science into practice to help people meet their health goals, and is a regular contributor to digital and media platforms, as well as having an active social media presence.

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