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Dr Zoi Toumpakari

Dr Zoi Toumpakari

Dr Zoi Toumpakari
BSc, MSc (Bristol), PhD

Lecturer

Office Room 2G7, 12 Woodland Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 33101417

Research summary

Zoi Toumpakari is a Lecturer in Nutrition and Behaviour Change. Her research focuses on how features of the eating environment, like where and with whom people eat, influence their food intake and how these could be altered to improve the population's diet. In addition, her research explores the role of dietary and physical activity patterns in the prevention of cardiometabolic health.

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Biography

Zoi has a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics (Harokopio University, Athens, Greece) and an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health (University of Bristol, UK). Her PhD (University of Bristol, UK) explored the role of the environment and personal level-factors on adolescents’ non-core food consumption in the UK by using a mixed methods approach. Specifically, her PhD findings showed that in away-from-home locations and especially eateries, i.e. restaurants, cafes, etc, adolescents eat most non-core foods. The foods adolescents choose when eating out are affected by who they eat with, i.e. adolescents eat more healthily with family and unhealthily with ...

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Recent publications

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