Title

General Practitioner

Qualifications

MBBS DRCOG

Specialty

NHS

Region

Cambridgeshire

Simon Poole

Dr Simon Poole is a family physician, author, broadcaster and an acclaimed international authority on the Mediterranean Diet. Simon is based in Cambridge, England and has been involved in research and teaching with the University of Cambridge.


He has been a member of the British Medical Association Public Health Committee and was awarded Fellowship of the Association in 2019 for services to the BMA. He is a Senior International Collaborator with the Cambridge Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, and a founding Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Olive Wellness Institute.


Simon has regularly published on the subject of nutrition, lifestyle and public health in the press and scientific journals including Nutrition and Food Science and the International Journal of Clinical Practice. He has presented on national and international radio and television.


Conference addresses have included presentations at institutions such as the International Association of Primary Care, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the International Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, the Italian Trade Commission, the OIympia Fine Food Fair, the Institute of Health Sciences of the USA and the Boston Common Ground Convention. Simon was co- organiser and chair, in association with the University of Florence, of the Food Values conference series at the Vatican Academy of Pontifical Sciences. He is a regular guest lecturer for Viking Ocean Cruises.


Simon has taught at the London Olive Oil Times Sommelier course, and presented at the North American Olive Oil Association Conference as well as the World Olive Oil Exhibition in Madrid, the World Olive Health Awards in Malaga and the Old Parliament in Athens, receiving special commendation awards for contribution to the promotion of the Mediterranean Diet and communication of the health benefits to the public.


His highly acclaimed book The Olive Oil Diet was published in 2016. Co-authored with Judy Ridgway, The Olive Oil Diet was awarded the International Gourmand Book Prize. To date it has been translated into Spanish, Turkish and Bulgarian. A follow up book, The Real Mediterranean Diet - A Practical Guide to Understanding and Achieving the Healthiest Diet in the World, is to be published by Cambridge Academic in 2021.


Facebook.com: drsimonpoole

Twitter / IG: @tasteofthemed

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Simon Poole

General Practitioner | Cambridgeshire

Dr Simon Poole is a family physician, author, broadcaster and an acclaimed international authority on the Mediterranean Diet. Simon is based in Cambridge, England and has been involved in research and teaching with the University of Cambridge.


He has been a member of the British Medical Association Public Health Committee and was awarded Fellowship of the Association in 2019 for services to the BMA. He is a Senior International Collaborator with the Cambridge Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, and a founding Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Olive Wellness Institute.


Simon has regularly published on the subject of nutrition, lifestyle and public health in the press and scientific journals including Nutrition and Food Science and the International Journal of Clinical Practice. He has presented on national and international radio and television.


Conference addresses have included presentations at institutions such as the International Association of Primary Care, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the International Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, the Italian Trade Commission, the OIympia Fine Food Fair, the Institute of Health Sciences of the USA and the Boston Common Ground Convention. Simon was co- organiser and chair, in association with the University of Florence, of the Food Values conference series at the Vatican Academy of Pontifical Sciences. He is a regular guest lecturer for Viking Ocean Cruises.


Simon has taught at the London Olive Oil Times Sommelier course, and presented at the North American Olive Oil Association Conference as well as the World Olive Oil Exhibition in Madrid, the World Olive Health Awards in Malaga and the Old Parliament in Athens, receiving special commendation awards for contribution to the promotion of the Mediterranean Diet and communication of the health benefits to the public.


His highly acclaimed book The Olive Oil Diet was published in 2016. Co-authored with Judy Ridgway, The Olive Oil Diet was awarded the International Gourmand Book Prize. To date it has been translated into Spanish, Turkish and Bulgarian. A follow up book, The Real Mediterranean Diet - A Practical Guide to Understanding and Achieving the Healthiest Diet in the World, is to be published by Cambridge Academic in 2021.


Facebook.com: drsimonpoole

Twitter / IG: @tasteofthemed

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