Cherry Hagger BSc (Hons) BA (Hons) RD mBDA
I'm a registered professional Dietitian and will provide you with time to tell your story and give you a comprehensive assessment and a personalised comprehensive diet plan that will fit around our lifestyle. I follow up patients and write to your GP to make sure your dietetic care works alongside any other health issues you may have.
Do you have gut, intolerance or allergy issues? Are they ruling your life? Let me help you get control back in 2020. I successfully treat those with IBS, acid reflux, coeliac, chronic constipation, issues post gallbladder removal, diverticular disease, chronic diarrhoea, food intolerance and allergy & other gastroenterology conditions).
I have a deep desire to help improve people's lives by giving them insight into their health conditions and empowering them to make positive change used evidenced based plans. Each client is an individual so I ensure I listen to you, completing a full assessment and together we formulate a well-researched and comprehensive plan that will fit around your lifestyle.
Book your FREE initial call via my website to discuss your issues and see if I can help.
Training, qualifications & experience
Experienced in Dietetic interventions - Gastroenterology conditions including:
IBS (FODMAP trained),Coeliac disease, Bile Salt Mal-absorption, GORD, Chronic Constipation, Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency (including Creon Dose adjustment), Chronic and Acute Pancreatitis, Alchasia, Diverticular disease, Gastroparesis, Decompensated Liver Disease, IBD (Crohns and Ulcerative colitis) including total food exclusion using elemental ONS & Lofflex diet therapy, Post bariatric surgery issues with bowels, Elhers Danlos and short bowel syndrome.
Food intolerance and allergy interventions and support including:
Completing detailed patient histories and assessments considering whether IgE & non – IgE food allergy, Oral Pollen Allergy Syndrome or food intolerance indicated. Use of Exclusion and Food Challenges to consider food intolerances using NICE evidence based guidance. Assessment of diet to ensure nutritional adequacy and quality of life, both during and after dietary input, with use of alternative foods and when necessary prescribed products. Dietary support for patients with EOE. Onward referral via GP of those requiring specialist Allergy service.
Neurological conditions support and dietetic interventions including:
Nutrition support in MND, PD, MS, post stroke.
- MSc Allergy - Including Food Allergy in Adults and children
- BSc (Hons) Dietetics - 2:1
- Honours degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Modules included Biochemistry and Metabolism, Human
- Physiology in Health and Pathology, Pharmacology, Nutrition in disease, Interprofessional education.
- Foundation Degree in Life sciences in Subjects Allied to Medicine – Distinction
- BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management - 2:1
- BSACI Allergy Conference Harrogate October 2019
- Diabetes care Training September 2019
- Cholesterol Dietetic Interventions new practice June 2019
- Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children - St Thomas Hospital, London - 2018
- Low FODMAP Diet - Advanced Dietary Management in IBS - Kings College London – 2018
- National Dietetic and Gastroenterology symposium - BDA 2017
- Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency - Nutrition Interest Group of the Pancreatic society 2016
- Allergy & the Gut, Cows milk protein allergy and the allergic infant – Addenbrookes 2016
- Gastroenterology Nutrition and Dietetics Management – University of Herts 2015
I am experienced and comfortable caring for patients with a broad range of other diet related conditions including; liver issues, high cholesterol, post stroke/heart attack dietary change and diet optimisation with those with food intolerance and allergy. I have supported 100s of patients and their families with slowing and reversing weight loss associated with conditions of advancing age such as dementia, Parkinson’s Disease and post hip replacement etc.
Since graduating from the University of Hertfordshire with a BSc Dietetics I have worked exclusively for the NHS as a registered dietitian - in variety of locations across Essex and Cambridge including Addenbrookes Hospital. I have enjoyed the last few years as a specialist gastroenterology dietitian working in Essex. I am an experienced Kings College trained FODMAP practitioner and work in the gastroenterology research team at Kings College London 2 days per week.
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council
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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
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.
FREE initial call up to 15 minute call to discuss your issues and see if I can help you.
- Supermarket Dietetic Tours and other services - from £40
- Initial Appointment for Gut Health Consultations - £85
- Complex FODMAP Intervention package over 3-6 months
PLEASE NOTE - We can not see patients with Eating disorders or those patients under 16 years of age. Patients between the ages of 16-18 need to attend appointments with a parent or guardian aged 18 +
I regularly contribute to Health and Wellbeing sections of the National Newspapers and you can read about one of my former patient's successful dietetic care as it is featured in this month's Healthy Food Guide Magazine available in all major supermarkets and WH Smiths.
Cherry Nutrition has clinic space located at a modern GP practice with ample free parking just outside of Chelmsford Essex (5 mins from the A12). I also offer online video appointments for people who struggle to get to clinic seeing clients in LA, France, Budapest and across the UK.