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Meet Rachel Ward

Rachel Ward, Nutritional Therapist

Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner

Rachel is an experienced Registered Nutritional Therapist, Functional Medicine Health Coach and Autoimmune Paleo Health coach. Rachel is passionate about the healing power of food and uses nutritional therapy, lifestyle interventions and coaching to offer an individualised approach to help people to achieve their health goals and feel as well as they can. She uses a Functional Medicine approach, which aims to identify the underlying causes of illness or symptoms and recognises that each person is biochemically unique and has differing requirements to meet their health goals.

Rachel offers advice on a broad range of health issues, including energy regulation, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, digestive health, thyroid health and autoimmunity, gluten-related disorders, stress and anxiety management and teenage health. She also has a special interest in food sensitivities and the impact of food and diet on mood, behaviour and energy. With first hand experience of implementing specific diets to assist with health problems having herself recovered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Rachel gives practical advice and ideas to help make improving your health easy, achievable and stress-free.

Rachel has been practising as Registered Nutritional Therapist for eight years having qualified from the acclaimed Institute for Optimum Nutrition, where she now works as a Clinic Tutor.

Qualifications & Advanced Training:

  • The Institute for Optimum Nutrition/Bedfordshire University, Diploma in Nutritional Therapy/Foundation Degree 2009
  • Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice – May 2012 (5 day course)
  • Advanced Practice module (Functional Medicine) – GI Health – April 2013 (4 day course)
  • DNA Life Certification – June 2014 (4 day course)
  • GAPS Practitioner training March 2015
  • Autoimmune Paleo Certified Coach – 2017
  • Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach – June 2017
  • Children’s Health and Nutrition – The Institute for Optimum Nutrition – September 2017 (3 days)

Professional Memberships:

  • Registered with the British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutrition Therapy (BANT)*
  • Registered Practitioner with the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council (CNHC)
  • Member of the Institute for Functional Medicine

*As a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy, BANT, Rachel adheres to the strict code of conduct of the Association, which is that of the CNHC. The aim of Rachel’s practice is to attain the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and professionalism in the practice of Nutritional Therapy.

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Irrefutable Health | 020 3034 3000
Healthcare Practitioners and Chiropractors serving Kingston,
Surbiton, Wimbledon, Richmond and wider Surrey