Kate CookBA Hons, Dip ION (MBANT)
Kate is the founder of The Nutrition Coach and is a Nutritionist who believes that nutrition has to be really 'do-able' in everyday life.
Kate doesn't believe in something that doesn't work or isn't practical and is dedicated to making nutrition approachable and fun. Kate came into nutrition after her nutrition hobby got out of hand and she found herself booked on a course at the prestigious Institute for Optimum Nutrition for three years - the experience changed her life, health and outlook forever. Kate has published a number of books, and has appeared extensively in the media.
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Hayley PedrickBA, Dip NT, NTCC, mBANT
Hayley is a highly-sought-after nutrition coach and natural medicine practitioner. Since qualifying from the prestigious College of Natural Medicine (London) in 2009, Hayley has worked as Head Clinician at various London clinics as well as abroad, on the island of Malta. Her diverse cultural experience has taught her to appreciate the power of "food as medicine" and the ability of traditional diets to enhance healing and restoration of body processes.
Freya DouglasMA, DipION, mBANT, mCNHC
Freya Douglas is a qualified Nutritional Therapist, trained at London's esteemed Institute for Optimum Nutrition, and a passionate foodie. She believes food has the power to radically change your health and wellbeing. She is an advocate of eating real food and going back to a more traditionally prepared diet, and has experienced first-hand how effective this can be for promoting health.
Having previously worked in a high-pressured London job involving national travel, she is particularly interested in making nutrition easy to fit into a busy lifestyle. She is also a keen cook, and combines her culinary skills with her nutrition expertise to provide practical advice to her clients.
Freya applies the functional medicine model in her nutrition practice. This approach is client centred, science-based and holistic, and involves looking at the functioning of the systems of the body. She uses functional testing, as appropriate, to identify underlying imbalances contributing to your health concerns. Where helpful, she uses nutrition supplements of the highest quality, alongside tailored dietary recommendations.
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Laila LewisBSc (Hons), DipCNM, mBANT
After a lifelong interest in natural health and the belief that nutrition is the foundation of well-being, Laila finally bought balance to her own life by leaving a stressful advertising career to undertake 3 years naturopathic nutrition study at The College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM).
In addition to running her practice, Laila supervises final year student clinics at CNM and is a nutritional advisor in a busy health food store. This keeps her up to date with what natural health products are available so she can pass this knowledge on to her clients.
There are many conditions recognised as requiring unique nutritional recommendations and Laila's training included the management of the nutritional needs of individuals with, among other issues, stress, emotional and psychological imbalance, low energy, digestive disorders, hormonal issues, poor skin condition, immunity problems and weight management needs. Having overcome fertility problems herself, Laila's special interest lies in pre/post-conception care, fertility, weaning and baby and toddler health.
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Julia AldermanBSc, Dip ION, MBANT
Julia is a firm believer that we are what we eat and that nourishing ourselves with nature’s food is the key to enhancing our health, vitality and state of mind. This in turn generates positive aspects in other areas of our lives. She is also a qualified Iyengar yoga teacher and incorporates the philosophy of yoga and mindfulness into her nutrition approach.
Nutrition has always been a huge part of Julia’s life. She is constantly excited by new products and recipes and feels that everyone should know about them. She has used nutrition to overcome her own health problems and is passionate about giving others the knowledge and support that they need to regain their health too.
Julia specialises in detox programmes and she has seen the tremendous benefits of detoxing on numerous conditions including: fatigue, digestive problems, hormone imbalances and for kick-starting new mindful eating habits. As well as holding private nutrition clinics across London, she has also worked as the residential nutritionist for a five-star hotel in Cyprus where she hosted a variety of six and ten day detox programmes for guests from all over the world. She has experience of developing detox and spa menus, leading cooking classes and giving nutrition workshops.