Like most people I've always enjoyed food although didn't really appreciate its therapeutic value until I had a family and started thinking about the quality of what my children were eating and how this affected them.
Also, seeing people I knew battle with chronic illness and not really having any resolution, inspired me to seek out a different approach to health. My interest in food and nutrition grew and it was a revelation to me that changes in diet and lifestyle can have such a huge impact on how we look, think and feel.
Learning about diet and nutrition became an all-consuming passion of mine and I decided to give up working in primary education in order to pursue a career as a nutritional therapist. I studied at the renowned NCA college in York on an intensive Masters level course with a focus on gaining experience in the college Nutrition Clinic.
My aims are:
• To encourage and support those who want to take back responsibility for their health by making dietary and lifestyle changes.
• To provide support for those who have health concerns with an empathic, compassionate approach.
• To educate people about how to optimise/regain their health and prevent ill-health.
• To seek out the root cause of symptoms, in order to provide personalised strategies to support a return to good health.
Although specialising in digestive conditions such as IBS and SIBO, I offer help and advice for a wide range of health issues and for those who wish to generally improve their diet in order to optimise their health and wellbeing.