I'm an Associate Registered Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher helping you to support your body and manage your PCOS with Gentle Nutrition.

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Whether you are one of the 10-15% of couples experiencing fertility difficulties, or you’re wanting to improve your chances of getting pregnant in the future, you may have wondered if food and diet can improve fertility. Fertility issues affect men and women roughly equally, so it is something that anyone thinking about conceiving in the […]

Fertility and Pregnancy, Nutrition, Women's Health Nutrition

February 2, 2021

Can food improve fertility?

In the UK, as with many countries, the term “nutritionist” is not legally protected. Unlike dietitians, anyone can call themselves a nutritionist without repercussions. Someone could call themselves a nutritionist after doing just a short course. Chances are, these courses leave them without sufficient scientific understanding or critical evaluation skills to keep you safe. As […]


January 26, 2021

What is the difference between an ANutr and RNutr?

A record 500000 people have reportedly signed up to Veganuary this year, as the UK based campaign becomes more widespread. It marks the increasing popularity of veganism and plant based eating year-on-year. If you’re planning to continue, you may need to consider some supplements. Vitamin B12 There are several nutrients that fall under the category […]


January 12, 2021

Doing Veganuary? Two supplements you might need

December is here, the supermarkets are filled with festive food, and while Christmas plans may look a bit different this year, food guilt can be one festive regular that just won’t budge. The Christmas period can negatively impact our relationship with food. A 2019 YouGov survey found that a quarter of people felt Christmas made […]

Christmas, Nutrition

December 1, 2020

5 tips to enjoy Christmas without food guilt

One assumption of Intuitive Eating is that food decisions have to be based on what you want in the moment. Any other reason, then you’re doing it wrong. If you pre plan a meal, then surely you’re making an assumption about what future you will want to eat, right? Perhaps, but there’s nothing wrong with […]

Non-diet Nutrition, Nutrition

November 10, 2020

Can you meal plan and still eat intuitively?

Still have leftover pumpkin from October? This recipe is a great twist on the classic to use up leftovers. I like to serve it tear and share style rather than cut in traditional discs. Recipe adapted from Delicious Magazine. Ingredients 200g pumpkin or squash, peeled and chopped 40g vegetable spread or butter 175g self raising […]

Recipes, Sides, Snacks

November 3, 2020

Savoury pumpkin scones

October 18th is World Menopause day, bringing awareness to the event that impacts half the world’s population. Reaching the menopause is defined as one year since a woman’s last period occurred. In the UK, the average age for this is 51, so the average age for the last period is 50. Some people go through […]


October 19, 2020

Introduction to nutrition during menopause

Understanding and myth-busting Intuitive Eating I’ve just finished my Intuitive Eating for Healthcare Professionals course from the London Centre for Intuitive Eating. It has enabled me to better help my clients, and to communicate the non-diet approach on here. With the push-back against diet culture, non-diet approaches have begun to get more airtime across social […]

Non-diet Nutrition, Nutrition

September 29, 2020

What exactly is Intuitive Eating?

Continuing with PCOS awareness month this September, let’s talk supplements. If you search “PCOS supplements” on Google, you’ll get over 10 million results. There are dozens of supplements and herbal remedies that claim to reduce PCOS symptoms. Unfortunately, there isn’t all that much research out there specifically looking at whether individual supplements affect PCOS symptoms. […]

Nutrition, PCOS

September 22, 2020

Do PCOS supplements work?

This September is PCOS awareness month. PCOS -polycystic ovarian syndrome -is a cluster of symptoms found in approximately 1 in 5 women. It is associated with irregular periods, potentially reduced fertility, acne and excess body hair. PCOS and insulin resistance Some 70% of people with PCOS also have insulin resistance (1). This insulin resistance is […]

Nutrition, PCOS, Women's Health Nutrition

September 14, 2020

The link between PCOS and insulin resistance