Dr Michelle Harvie
Dr Michelle Harvie is a research dietitian from the Prevent Breast Cancer Research Unit, Manchester University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust. She qualified as a dietitian in 1991. Her current research covers optimum diet and exercise strategies to prevent breast cancer and its recurrence. She has over 60 peer reviewed publications and was awarded the British Dietetic Association Rose Simmond’s Award 2005 for her paper on weight gain amongst breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. She received the Association Study Obesity National Best practice award 2011 for her work on intermittent energy restricted diets. She is principal investigator for the B-AHEAD-2 trial and B-AHEAD- 3 trials testing intermittent diets amongst early and advanced breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
Dr Harvie has published 3 self-help guides for the public to follow intermittent diets; The 2 day diet (Ebury, Feb 2013); The 2 day diet cook book (Ebury April 2013) and the quick and easy edition (Ebury, Feb 2014). All author proceeds go to the Prevent Breast Cancer Charity www.preventbreastcancer.org.uk