Drinks

Oat milk has become the plant milk of choice for many. More and more of us are turning away from dairy and choosing plant based alternatives. Oat milk tastes great, is naturally sweet and widely available. Many coffee shops and restaurants have adopted it as...

Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Our skin, hair and nails are made mostly from protein and optimising your intake is key when looking to lose weight, or maintain a healthy weight. Protein powders can be a valuable addition to...

Whether for health or ethical reasons, more and more of us are shunning traditional cows milk in favour of dairy free alternatives. 2019 research from Mintel found that almost a quarter (23%) of us regularly consume non-dairy milk alternatives.   There's a big difference in quality when...

Can drinking water help you to lose weight? With the current heat wave the UK is experiencing, staying hydrated is vital for health. But hydration also affects our ability to regulate our body weight.   Despite known that drinking plenty of water is important, many of us...

One question that comes up time and again at our clinic is: 'can I drink alcohol and still lose weight?' The answer is yes, most people can, but alcohol does impact weight loss in a number of ways.   How alcohol affects weight varies from person to...

Summer finally arrived in the UK and the hotter temperatures make staying hydrated more important than ever.   We all know that drinking plenty of water is vital for health, but many of us still aren't actually doing it. Recent research reveals that nearly half (45%) of the...

Smoothies make a perfect breakfast and when structured in the right way, should keep you satisfied until lunchtime. If you’re in a hurry or are after a lighter meal, smoothies are an ideal solution. They also work well as a post-workout re-fuel. So do you...

Are you taking a break from alcohol? Or just looking to cut down your intake? The good news is, there's a whole new world of tasty, refreshing, grown up drinks waiting for you. Gone are the days when your only alcohol alternatives were sparkling water...

Since it's launch in 2013 Dry January has gained increasing popularity. Are you thinking about taking a month off drinking? Here are five reasons why January is a really good idea.   Read more: Alcohol Alternatives: What To Drink When You're Not Drinking   BETTER ENERGY LEVELS One of the...

Hot chocolate is not something we would naturally consider to be healthy. But there is no denying that it's delicious and comforting, especially during the cold winter months.   Pre-mixed powders and coffee shop options often can contain a considerable amount of sugar. An average coffee shop...

AILSA HICHENS

 

Ailsa is one of our most experienced practitioners. She specialises in helping clients to lose weight, develop a healthy relationship with food and finally feel comfortable in their skin. Ailsa’s mission is for everyone she works with to enjoy the journey and that working with a nutritionist should not be a punishment, but your access to a new possibility.

 

Ailsa is not only an experienced weight loss nutritionist, she is also a skilled coach. She helps our clients overcome emotional eating, destructive habits and self-sabotaging behaviours that have prevented successful weight loss in the past. Ailsa has spent years in clinic working with clients who have experienced yo-yo dieting and have discovered that long term weight loss is not just about eating less until you can stand it no longer.

 

Working with Ailsa you will be comprehensively supported, not only in improving your nutrition and lifestyle, but also your eating habits and your relationship with food. When you work on all these elements together, the results can be truly astonishing.

 

To enquire about working with Ailsa, please contact us.

Test Nikki is our Practice Manager, managing our team of practitioners and heading up the day-to-day running of the business. Nikki is involved in the strategic development of our practice, coming from a strong business background in town planning. A Florida girl, Nikki relocated to the UK in 2014 with her husband and two children.

NIKKI ANDRIANI

 

Nikki is our Practice Manager, managing our team of practitioners and heading up the day-to-day running of th clinic.

 

Nikki is involved in the strategic development of our practice, coming from a strong business background in town planning.

 

A Florida girl, Nikki relocated to the UK in 2014 with her husband and two children.

STÉPHANIE ACHAR

Stéphanie is a skilled nutritional therapist and functional medicine practitioner with additional training in eating disorders, disordered eating and obesity. She believes that working towards both physiological and mental health is key in achieving optimum wellbeing.

 

Stéphanie’s personal experience of emotional eating and the ongoing struggle to find the right support led her to combine the science of nutrition with behavioural coaching to motivate and empower her clients. She specialises in helping people who struggle with their weight and their relationship with food. She helps them develop a healthier and more peaceful relationship with food and their bodies.

 

To enquire about working with Stéphanie, please contact us.

INNA WEARN

Inna is passionate about supporting women on their journey to improved health and wellbeing. She believes that the solution to effective weight loss does not lie in ever more restrictive diets, but a more sophisticated approach that optimises health and vitality, as well as promoting effective weight loss.

 

Working with Inna you will benefit from her in-depth knowledge of female health and hormones. She will support you in developing a healthy diet, lifestyle and mindset that ensures you reach your ideal weight and maintain it in the years to come.

 

Inna is passionate about food with a wide repertoire of delicious healthy recipes and meal ideas to ensure your weight loss journey is as enjoyable as possible!

 

To enquire about working with Inna, please contact us.

ANIA MASON

 

Ania is a firm believer that improving your health and losing weight should be a positive, empowering journey, not one centred around deprivation.

 

After being diagnosed with two autoimmune conditions in her twenties, Ania spent several years educating herself on the power of food and nutrition. She put it all into practise and changed her diet and lifestyle, reversing her endometriosis and thyroid disease. After experiencing such a significant improvement in her health, Ania had a big desire to help others. She embarked on a four year journey to study nutrition, graduating from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition with distinction.

 

Ania specialises in autoimmunity and works with clients who have underlying health issues preventing successful weight loss. Her expertise enables her to successfully support our clients with conditions such as hypothyroidsm (underactive thyroid), PCOS and diabetes. 

 

To enquire about working with Ania, please contact us.