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Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

 Celeste Lugtmeijer

Celeste Lugtmeijer

PhD Student



University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


PhD Project name: The Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant Potential of the Pukka Supplement Range: Identifying Tissue Targets in Addressing Obesity and Metabolic Disease.

PhD supervisors: Dr. Mary O'Leary & Prof. Jo Bowtell

Research interests:

  • Metabolic disorders (Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Gut microbiota metabolism and personalised nutrition
  • Exercise physiology & sports nutrition
  • Sustainable diets
  • Public health nutrition, preventive nutrition, and science communication


  • BSc Nutrition (King's College London)

Research Project: The role of the gut microbiota in the cardiovascular health benefits of dietary lignans

  • MRes Clinical Research (Imperial College London)

Research Project: The effect of short-chain fatty acids on mucosal healing and intestinal epithelial barrier function in inflammatory bowel disease patients: an organoid approach


Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) Reg No. 21255

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