Caroline Doyle

Sturminster Matshall BH21 & Yeovil BA20
01258 857052 07565 590491
Sturminster Matshall BH21 & Yeovil BA20

About me

As a Registered Nutritional Therapist (rNT) I practice within the personalised nutrition framework and I fundamentally believe that food is the most effective medicine. Traditional healthcare practitioners whose nutritional guidance is based on the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) guidelines - a Government funded organisation responsible for public health nutrition - provide advice based on whole population needs. In contrast, personalised nutrition (PN) practitioners believe in a whole-person approach, everyone is unique and we can have different physiological responses to identical foods. PN does not rely on guidelines or standard protocols, instead we take into account our client’s personal objectives, their food preferences, genetic predisposition, lifestyle, cultural and financial constraints. I view it as a partnership between client and practitioner.

With PN, symptoms are seen as clues for explaining health imbalances, it follows a systems approach taking into consideration interrelationship between the mind and body. This strategy seeks to look at the big picture of health by restoring physiological functioning, always aiming to address the triggers and mediators of disease, as opposed to just moderating the signs and symptoms or “treating” a diagnosis

My key areas of knowledge and interest:

1) Gut and immunity. As with all registered nutritional therapists I understand the importance of gut health, an imbalance in the gut is so often a root cause of disease, which can lead to nutrient deficiencies, food intolerances, allergies and when left unchecked, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions.

2) Through my personal interest in psych-neuro-immunology (PNI), I study the consequence of the mind-body imbalance. Nutritional immunology recognises that the immune system can affect behaviour and research into PNI has uncovered that mental diseases are rooted in an inflamed brain.

As a rNT I work within my scope of practice, that scope is not to diagnose, prescribe or treat. I am a member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), and the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council (CNHC), which protects the public with a code of conduct, ethics and performance for registered natural healthcare practitioners and with full professional liability insurance. I am also a member of the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Society for Integrative Oncology.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dip NT 2012 – Diploma (with distinction) in Nutritional Therapy from Premier International

BSc(Hons) 2015 - First-class honours degree in Nutritional Therapy from the Centre of Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Management (CNELM) accredited by Middlesex University.

Dip cPNI 2017 - Diploma in clinical Psycho-Neuro-Immunology from Natura Foundation

NT Cancer Specialist 2018 – NTEC accreditation in NT supporting cancer

As I always seek to understand the latest scientific findings, and how they can be applied practice, I am currently studying a Master’s degree in personalised nutrition with CNELM.

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

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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.

Nutrition topics

Information about health conditions (*)

Nutritional therapy can help enhance the well-being of individuals diagnosed with serious medical conditions, but should not take the place of medical treatment and advice. If you have been diagnosed with - or suspect you may have - any of these conditions, please speak to your doctor before starting nutritional therapy or making any major changes to your diet or lifestyle.


One-to-One Consultation Package- £175

Education, advice and guidance based on health concerns and personal objectives

Initial 90-minute consultation and one 50-minute follow-up consultation, personalised reports following each consultation and between consultation phone call reviews.

All dietary and supplement advice are checked with each individual's medical plan and medications to ensure compatibility and safety.

Sturminster Matshall

Nine Springs Natural Health Centre
70 Hendford
BA20 1UR

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the nutritionist to discuss the options available.

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Wheelchair user access


Flexible hours, evenings and weekends offered on request.

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