Kirstie and Deborah have a combined 40 + years of experience in health and nutrition and bring a unique combination of conventional and functional nutritional approaches to their practice. Together, they designed, implemented and for 10 years managed a nationwide dietetic and nutrition department for the UAE Armed Forces and National Service Programme.
They returned to the UK to focus on their passion for functional and integrative nutritional therapy and established You Nutrition Ltd in 2020, which offers both clinic support to individuals with chronic health concerns, and bespoke nutrition and lifestyle consultancy, including health in the workplace, healthy schools initiatives, programme development, monitoring and evaluation, and research, to UK-based and international organisations.
Kirstie is an AfN registered Nutritionist with a PhD and a BSc in Public Health Nutrition both from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, and is also a BANT and CNHC registered Nutritional Therapist, having studied Nutritional Therapy at the Institute for Optimal Nutrition (ION) in Richmond, London. She has over 20 years of experience in developing and delivering a wide range of nutrition and lifestyle interventions, both in the UK and internationally, and has also held educational, research-focused, and advisory roles for numerous charities, NGO’s and Government entities.
In addition to her clinical work, Kirstie is the Module Coordinator for the UK's first Graduate Diploma in Integrative and Functional Nutrition, delivered by ION in collaboration with Portsmouth University. She is also a member of the Editorial Board for the Nutritional Medicine Institute (www.nmi.health). Her areas of expertise include paediatric and young adult health and weight management. She specializes in gastrointestinal health, brain health and immune function.
Deborah is an HCPC Registered Dietitian (RD) and a BANT registered Functional Nutritionist, with an MSc in Nutrition from the University of Ulster and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics at Cardiff University. Deborah has also completed her FODMAP training through Monash University in Australia, and completed her Sports Nutrition training with the Australian Institute of Sport.
Deborah has a 20-year career history both in the UK and internationally, including research, consultancy, programme management, and clinical practice. Deborah's areas of expertise include female health and weight management. She specialises in preconception, pregnancy, infertility and menopause. She also has an interest in cancer support.
Kirstie and Deborah work closely together to ensure that you receive the best support possible on your journey to better health. They firmly believe that two minds are better than one, giving their clients the very best of their combined knowledge and experience. If you are feeling less than optimal, and have concerns about your health or the health of someone you care about, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a free 15-minute chat.
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