What does a Nutritional Therapist do?

A nutritional therapist (NT) is a fully qualified practitioner who works with individuals on a one-to-one basis to support health and wellbeing. The advice is always personalised. It is a whole-body approach to nutrition and lifestyle that addresses the potential underlying causes of ill-health, rather than focusing on the symptoms.

I am a member of the Nutritional Therapists of Ireland (NTOI). Irish Life Health clients can claim up to €50 off the cost of a nutritional consultation. Check with your health insurance provider for details. 

Food First is my mantra. I am a passionate believer in the benefits of proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, and do not advocate supplements unless they are necessary. I help people to make changes that are sustainable and bring long-term improvements in health and wellbeing.

Who can an NT help?

 

Nutritional therapists can support people with a range of concerns, including:

  • Digestive issues
  • Fatigue
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Stress
  • Skin conditions
  • Aches and pains
  • Weight loss
  • Migraines
  • Poor sleep
  • Diabetes
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • General wellbeing

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Recipes

Chickpea and cauliflower curry

Chickpea and cauliflower curry

1tbsp sunflower oil 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2.5cm peeled and grated ginger 2cm of peeled and grated turmeric (or 1tsp ground turmeric) 1 green chilli, finely chopped (leave seeds in for more spice) 2tsps hot curry powder 300ml vegetable...

Pasta with goat’s cheese

Pasta with goat’s cheese

350g pasta 1tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1tsp fresh thyme, chopped 2 bay leaves 1tsp balsamic vinegar 400g tin chopped tomatoes 100g baby spinach leaves 1tbsp basil pesto 100g soft goats’ cheese, crumbled 2tbsp pine nuts, toasted...

Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise The classic dish uses tuna steaks, but I love it as a simple mid-week dinner with a jar of Shines wild Irish tuna and whatever else you have leftover. If I have some bread (stale is great) I like to make bruschetta, simply toasting the bread and then...