There is no single ‘perfect diet’. We are all unique and the ‘one size fits all’ models of eating simply don’t work well for a lot of people. Factors such as our genes, age, lifestyle, exercise levels, illness and stress all impact on the nutritional requirements of our body. Nutritional therapy is all about identifying individual needs and working out which foods will help you function at your best.
Nutritional Therapy may be helpful for:
I am passionate about working with people to enhance their health and wellbeing through nutrition and lifestyle coaching. I offer nutritional therapy consultations that are personalised, focused and evidence based.
I spent four years studying nutrition at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London. I am a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) – the regulatory body for Nutritional Therapists, and registered with the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) – the governments regulatory body for complimentary healthcare practitioners.
Before the first consultation you will be asked to complete a comprehensive health and nutrition questionnaire. The initial consultation lasts 60 minutes and in this time I will ask detailed questions about your current health concerns, symptoms, conditions and treatment, general medical history and medications, family health history, lifestyle, physical activity, diet and supplements.
I will then evaluate your individual needs to develop a personalised, safe and effective Personal Health Plan. This may include dietary changes, food plans, recipes and shopping ideas, recommendations for supplements and lifestyle management.
Follow-up consultations are 45 minutes and allow us to evaluate your progress and make necessary adjustments.
In some instances functional testing may be advisable. A range of tests are available which can be used as a diagnostic tool to help identify imbalances and as a way of monitoring health programmes. The associated costs vary, please enquire for more details.
Common functional tests include:
Feel as though your whole family has lost its way with eating habits? Are you and your family struggling with niggling health issues? Want to make changes but don’t know where to start?
I offer a 6 month programme to move the whole family towards better health. Contact me for more information and prices.