Nutrition is a diverse specialism, primarily concerned with enhancing health through diet and food. Both a science and an art, nutrition has the unique power to nourish and heal.

Nutrition is a constantly evolving field and covers a wide range of topics from the chemistry of food components and the physiology of digestion to nutrient requirements throughout the life stages and the effects of deficiencies, plus nutrition related conditions and challenges. Evidence-based nutrition practice also takes into consideration individual circumstances and contexts that will influence food choices such as individual preferences and cultural values.

Overall, nutrition is extremely nuanced and requires a nutritionist to have a deep understanding of the metabolic, socio-economic, psychological and environmental issues at play. Healthy eating sounds simple but is not always easy!

Nutritional counselling also has a special synergistic partnership with the multidisciplinary therapies at The Faringdon Clinic by supporting recovery and promoting healing.