Richie Kirwan is a clinical nutritionist and PhD candidate at Liverpool John Moores University. His research focuses on how to increase muscle size and quality in older adults using higher-protein Mediterranean-style diets, in order to help improve metabolic health and reduce their risk of conditions like heart disease and diabetes. He also uses evidence-based nutrition approaches to help clients with weight-loss and health goals as well as working on performance goals with cyclists, weight-lifters and Crossfit and GAA athletes.