Norma Bridge, Dip ION, MBANT, CNHC, NTCC

Norma Bridge, Dip ION, MBANT, CNHC, NTCC

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The Family Practice
116 Gloucester Road
Bishopston
Bristol
BS7 8NL

Vicarage Farm Holistic Therapy Centre
Vicarage Lane
Olveston
Bristol
BS35 4BT

07791 890541

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The Family Practice
116 Gloucester Road
Bishopston
Bristol
BS7 8NL

Vicarage Farm Holistic Therapy Centre
Vicarage Lane
Olveston
Bristol
BS35 4BT

07791 890541

About me

Norma at Essentia Nutrition works closely with you to find the root causes of your health concerns and then create a personal diet and lifestyle plan that empowers you to take control of your own health and wellbeing.

Nutritional therapy is about much more than just 'healthy eating'. It uses food as a medicine to bring the body's systems back in to balance to promote it's natural healing capabilities. This can be a very effective way of dealing with a wide range of common health issues.

Common health concerns:

  • digestion & gut health
  • women's nutrition
  • thyroid health
  • sports nutrition
  • men's nutrition
  • weight management
  • controlling cravings
  • food allergy and food intolerance
  • eating for energy
  • healthy eating
  • balanced diet
  • managing stress
  • skin health
  • mental health
  • heart health

Contact me today by phone or email to find out how nutritional therapy could help you:

...isn't your health worth it?

Training, qualifications & experience

Norma Bridge is an experienced Nutritional Therapist who graduated from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) in London and the University of Bedfordshire in 2006. ION is recognised as one of the foremost nutritional institutes in the United Kingdom.

Although her training has covered all areas of health and nutrition, Norma's experience has focused on digestive health, food allergy and intolerances, women's nutrition, pregnancy and preconception, autoimmunity, weight control and sports nutrition.

In the past, Norma has tutored with Premier Global where she taught clinical skills to nutritional therapy students. In addtion, she regularly provides workshops and seminars at a corporate level as well as local clubs and groups.

See below for memberships with professional organisations...

  • Registered with the British Association for Applied Nutritional Therapy (BANT)

Norma is a Full member of this professional body for Nutritional Therapists and is obliged to abide by their Code of Ethics, professionally insured and undertakes regular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as encouraged by the organisation.

  • Registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) is an organisation set up with government support. Norma is a registered member of this organisation and has provided proof of training and experience within the field, professionally insured and abides by the CNHC’s Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Member organisations

BANT
CNHC

Accredited register membership

Fees

First consultation: £70 for 75 minutes

Follow-ups: £45 for 50 minutes, pro rata thereafter

Consultations usually take place in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere at convenient clinic locations in Bristol and Olveston. Alternately home, skype and telephone consultations are also available.

The first consultation usually lasts around 1¼ hours. It includes:

  • In-depth analysis of your medical history, lifestyle and diet
  • Explanation of your health issues
  • Discussion of any laboratory tests that might be useful
  • Creation of your personalised nutritional programme.

Diet and lifestyle changes are negotiated with you to ensure they are achievable and sustainable for you. Often vitamin or mineral supplements are recommended to accelerate the healing process.

The initial programme is monitored and reviewed after 4 to 6 weeks at a follow-up consultation that normally lasts 50 minutes. Further follow-up consultations may be necessary, depending on what you are aiming to achieve.

We use the latest laboratory methods to analyse the systems in the body that control your health. Laboratory tests are an additional fee.

Other Areas Of Nutrition I Deal With:

At Essentia we offer a variety of laboratory tests from Genova Diagnostics (Metametrix), Regenerus Labs, Biolab, Cambridge Nutritional Sciences, which include IgE food allergy and IgG food intolerance tests, hormonal, nutritional status, stool analysis, metabolic function, bone health, genetic (Genovations), please see website for a full list.

Further information

Testimonials:

"It's a rare thing to find a practitioner with a great manner, excellent knowledge and a true dedication to getting results for their clients - and you have all of these. I'm really glad I found you!"

"I feel absolutely fabulous - no problems whatsoever - it feels so good to be normal again"

"Thanks for all your help and information Norma, you are a tremendous help and terrific individual."

"Essentia nutrition's expert advise has truly transformed our lives. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"

"I have been meaning to drop you a note to thank you for the workshop the other evening. I thought you were very professional and the content was fascinating."

"Thanks again Norma for all that you have done to help me.  I don't think that I would be as well as I am today without you!!"

"…you have been very highly recommended by a friend of mine and I would like to make an appointment."

"I have been feeling so much better, with energy! Can't thank you enough for that."

"Thank you so much for the initial consultation - I am feeling very positive about making changes!"

"I have been encouraged by my progress and your science-based advice and I have recommended you to another friend whom I believe is about to make an appointment.''

Bishopston, BS7 8NL
Olveston, BS35 4BT

Type of session

Online nutrition support: Yes
Telephone nutrition support: Yes
Face to face nutrition: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German

Availability

Bishopston BS7 8NL - Tuesday & Friday Olveston BS35 2HX - Wednesday & Thursday