LGM Nutrition Ltd
LGM Nutrition Ltd offers practical and realistic advice to clients throughout the Brighton and Hove area. The company is based in Hove and Lucy offers consultations at Radius Healthcare based at Sussex County Cricket Club..
Helping clients to develop a healthy relationship with food, Lucy from LGM Nutrition specialises in blood sugar control and hormone balance to help restore energy and wellbeing.
Training, qualifications & experience
Lucy McCrickard qualified with a Diploma and Foundation Science Degree in Nutritional Therapy from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION), and is registered as a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT), Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Member organisations *
British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy is the professional body for Nutritional Therapists.
There are different BANT membership classes, including Full Member, Fellow Member and Student Member.
All BANT practitioners must have met the required standards of training, be fully insured and adhere to the BANT Code of Ethics and Practice.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
The CNHC encompasses many types of alternative therapy, including massage, aromatherapy and nutrition.
In order to be admitted to the register a practitioner must have studied to the National Occupational Standards for that profession/discipline, or have reached the equivalent of the National Occupational Standards through other relevant training or at least three years of experience and been assessed by their peers.
A practitioner must also have professional insurance and agree to abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of nutrition deal with
If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have this medical condition, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
An initial consultation is free of charge to understand the needs of the client and help explain what is possible.
Symptoms of ill health and imbalance can be the result of many months or even years of nutritional deficiency and lifestyle choice, and can rarely be solved in an instant. Packages are therefore personalised to individual needs, and can range from a handful of sessions to a longer course over a number of weeks or months if required.
Corporate talks and seminars are also offered.
Group / Corporate / Organisation packages
Lucy offers wellness workshops and seminars to companies, health clinics, sports teams and athletes, schools, business networks and social groups covering subjects such as :-
- Healthy staff catering and healthy canteen options
- Healthy diet for shift workers
- Special dietary requirements (Vegetarian/Vegan, Gluten Free, low sugar etc)
- Healthy eating on a budget
- Nutrition tips for the elderly
- Helping to make healthier and informed shopping choices
She can also provide qualified nutritional advice to PR agencies, advertising and marketing agencies and to organisations looking for support with presentations, workshops, events and product campaigns.