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Kiran Goraya


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Kiran joined St Mary’s in 2012 and currently lectures on the Nutrition programme. Kiran graduated from King’s College London with a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science and went on to complete an MSc in Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Reading. 

Prior to joining St Mary’s, Kiran worked as a nutritionist in the food industry, within roles at the British Nutrition Foundation, J Sainsbury’s Plc. and Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd. Her work involved the practical application of nutrition science within a commercial environment. She worked cross-functionally within the business to deliver evidence-based nutrition information to consumers and health professionals, through various media such as presentations, digital and broadcast. 

Kiran is registered with the Association for Nutrition.



Kiran Goraya (née Rahelu)

  • Rahelu, K. (2010). Is inactivity the cause of fatness or fatness the cause of inactivity? Nutrition Bulletin, 35: 304-307.
  • Methven, L., Rahelu, K., Economou, N., Kinneavy, L., Ladbrooke-Davis, L., Kennedy, O.B., Mottram, D. S., Gosney, M. A. (2010). The effect of consumption volume on profile and liking of oral nutritional supplements of varied sweetness: Sequential profiling and boredom tests. Food Quality and Preference, 21: 948-955.
  • Rahelu, K. (2009). Date labelling on food. Nutrition Bulletin, 34: 388-390.
  • Rahelu, K. (2009). Healthy ageing: the role of nutrition and lifestyle. Nutrition Bulletin, 34: 232-237.

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