Anxiety UK and Manchester MetMUnch Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) have announced a unique new partnership that will provide Anxiety UK members with additional support and advice on aspects of nutrition to help them better manage their anxiety, stress and/or anxiety based depression.
The new partnership with Manchester MetMUnch at Manchester Metropolitan University will be delivered by Haleh Moravej, senior lecturer in Nutritional Sciences at the university, and will provide up to 10 minutes support by phone to enable Anxiety UK members to learn tips about how to eat healthily to help manage any anxiety.
Anxiety UK’s Chief Executive Nicky Lidbetter said: “We’re delighted to launch this exciting new project with Haleh, MetMUnch and MMU as we know there is growing evidence of the direct link to our mental wellbeing and what we eat.
“We expect this to be the first phase of what promises to be a valuable addition to the support and services that we offer our members and we hope to make some further announcements about this in the near future.
Haleh Moravej added: “We’re really pleased to be working with Anxiety UK to help their members to better understand how they can eat healthily while also take steps to help address their anxiety, stress and anxiety-based depression by following some simple nutritional tips
“We have some exciting plans in place to ensure our collaborative work can make a real difference to people’s lives.”
Notes to Editors
The Manchester Metropolitan University’s MetMUnch nutrition phone in service does not provide medical advice. This service is for basic information regarding personal diet and nutrition. Calling the helpline and receiving evidence based nutritional information does not constitute a physician-patient relationship.
The MetMUnch nutritional and educational information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers such as your psychiatrist with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
All Manchester Metropolitan University MetMUnch nutritional information and tools presented within Anxiety UK site are intended for informational purposes only. You are being advised by a qualified registered nutritionist (RNutr) and senior lecturer in nutritional Sciences Haleh Moravej where the latest evidence based nutritional information and national guidelines will be discussed and explored.