Angela Dowden

Angela Dowden

Angela Dowden is a British nutritionist, journalist and author with a long and varied career in print and digital media. Her latest book, released May 2024, is Quit Ultraprocessed Foods in 4 Weeks. She believes healthy eating can be enjoyable, not a chore, and is a whiz at creating nutritious and tasty diet plans. Angela recently spent 5 years living in California where she took up cycling and qualified for the USA age group (55–59) duathlon team. You can find her writing here and in the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Prescriber,, and

  • Education: University of Nottingham UK: Honours degree in Food Science with a nutrition specialization
  • Certifications: RNutr (registered as a nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition (UK))
  • Affiliations: N/A
  • Publications
    • Foster, H., & Dowden, A. (2021). The Macro Method: The science-backed approach to lasting weight loss. Aster, an imprint of Octopus Publishing: London.
    • Dowden, A. (2014). The Pocket Guide to Vitamins: An Accessible, Handy Guide to Vitamins and Other Supplements. Pan Books, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, Ltd.: London.
    • Dowden, A. (2013). The 5:2 Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Fasting. Hamlyn, part of Octopus Publishing: London.

Areas of special interest: Nutrition for older athletes, vitamins and minerals, gut health

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