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Name: Arwen Hodina

Position: Director, Performance Nutrition

Hometown: Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Education, Qualification, & Memberships Professional Portfolio
A summary of the qualifications and memberships Arwen currently holds:

• 2011 - Member, European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN).

•  2009-2010 - Internationally Educated Dietitians Pre-registration Program (IDPP). Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada.

• 2009 - Qualifying Member: Dietitians of Canada.

• 2007 - Member: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung (German Society of Nutrition).

• 2004-2006 - Master of Science (Nutritional Sciences). Technical University of Munich, Germany.

•  2001-2004 - Bachelor of Science (Nutritional Sciences). Technical University of Munich, Germany.
•  2012 - Present - Dietitian / Ernährungsberaterin, Private Practice, Basel, Switzerland

•  2012 - Present - Dietitian / Ernährungsberaterin, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

•  2011-Present - Director of Performance Nutrition, Performance Training Systems.

•  2011 - Ernährungwissenschaftlerin, Villa Kunterbunt, Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (German Red Cross), Wangerooge, Germany.

• 2010 Winter Semester , Sessional Instructor, School of Nutrition, Ryerson University.

•  2006-2008 - Dietitian, Tumor Biology Centre, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.
Publication Record Areas of Expertise
• Stechl, H.-A., Hodina A., Massing, U. (2007). Essen fast wie gewohnt – Leckere Rezepte und Ernährungstipps für Patienten mit Prostatakrebs. [Guide- and Cookbook for men with prostate cancer: Evidence-based nutritional recommendations were 'translated' into recipes]. Freiburg: Sternwaldverlag.
• Taylor, L., Arends, J., Hodina, A., Unger, C., Massing, U. (2007). Plasma lyso-phosphatidyl-choline concentration is decreased in cancer patients with weight loss and activated inflammatory status. Lipids Health Disease, 6, 17.

• Hodina, A. (2007). Prostatakarzinom und Ernährung. [Prostate cancer and nutrition]. Interview in Schweizer Zeitung für Ernährungsmedizin [Swiss Journal of Nutritional Medicine], 4, 13.
• Arends, J., Dosset, A.L., Hodina, A., Unger, C. (2006). Muscle thickness determined by ultrasound is a better indicator of bioimpedance phase angle than anthropometric arm muscle area. Poster presented at the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Congress in Istanbul.
•  Comprehensive nutritional assessment on both food and nutrient levels.

•  Client-centered approach to nutritional planning taking in consideration all aspects of life, sport and healthy lifestyle.

•  Knowledge translation from science to practical application.

•  Meal planning and preparation counseling and assisting clients in developing cooking skills. Working with clients to help them develop healthy meals from what ingredients, to what recipes, and how to cook them.




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