Free online talk with Linia Patel

Thursday 18 January, 7-8pm

Join us for an exciting online event on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 19:00 GMT where we delve into the fascinating world of intermittent fasting and explore the differences between men and women. Discover the benefits, challenges, and unique experiences of intermittent fasting for both genders. Our expert dietitian Linia Patel will discuss the various approaches, share success stories, and provide valuable insights into how men and women can optimise their fasting journey.

Intermittent fasting is trending! It’s touted to help with weight loss, help manage diseases like diseases and be the anti-aging solution! The big question is: “Does intermittent fasting affect men and women the same way”. This online talk aims to dive in to the science on intermittent fasting and gender. In detail, Linia will explore the current evidence base to understand: what works, for who, why, in what context and when.

To set the scene, the talk will begin by giving an overview of what intermittent fasting is and what happens to your body on a cellular and biological level when you fast. The focus of the talk will be exploring the science on the effects of fasting on a Men versus women level. The latest science relating to the impact on weight, health, hormones, and performance for each gender will be discussed extensively. Shortcomings and limitations of the current body of research will also be highlighted. Finally, using a multidirectional and holistic approach we will discuss the practical applications of fasting for both women and men.

About the talk

Whether you're a beginner or have been practicing intermittent fasting for a while, this event offers a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and connect with like-minded individuals. Don't miss out on this informative and engaging event. Mark your calendar and join us online for an evening of learning, inspiration, and lively discussions.


This online talk is free. To book your place, book online. If you have any further enquiries, please call us on 020 8789 3881 or send us an email to


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Linia Patel, Dietitian

Meet Linia Patel

Linia Patel is an award winning Dietitian. At The Putney Clinic she offers online nutrition services. She is a highly passionate and motivated Dietitian with extensive experience within a variety of nutrition and health settings. Linia graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2003 with a Bsc in Biochemistry. In 2005, she obtained an MSc in Nutrition and Dietetics (also from the University of Cape Town). After moving to London, she received an MSc in Human Nutrition from King's College London, in which she focused on Sports Nutrition. More recently, in September 2020, she obtained a PHD in Public Health from the University of Milan. Read more

Joining the talk

Attending online

  • The Zoom link will be sent a day or so before the event, so please check your inbox.
  • Join the 'meeting' 5 minutes or so before the talk starts, with your audio muted.
  • You can then go off and do other things or get settled before the talk starts.

Technical requirements

  • This talk is powered by ZOOM. In order to join,  download the latest version of Zoom. We recommend leaving plenty of time for this so as to avoid any last minute hitches before the talk starts.
  • Mobile/ Tablet users can download the ZOOM app from The App Store or Google Play.
  • Please ensure your device is charged sufficiently for the duration of the talk (60 minutes).