Clare Hayes BSc (Hons) DipION
I am a degree qualified Registered Nutritional Therapist currently providing personalised nutritional therapy consultations on-line via Skype, Zoom or WhatsApp. I support people with many issues including optimising gut health, immunity and stress. Other areas include weight management, blood sugar regulation, energy optimisation and nutrition for runners. Call now for a free 15-minute telephone consultation to see if I am the right person to help and support you.
Are you confused by what you read or see in the media?
Struggling with bloating?
Feel tired all the time?
Feeling stressed or overwhelmed?
Struggle to maintain a healthy weight?
Want to feel like your old self again?
Then you have come to the right place. I can help support both your physical and mental health through diet and lifestyle interventions using the latest evidence-based research in the field of nutrition and nutritional therapy.
Once a consultation has been booked I will email you a health questionnaire and a 3 day food diary which will need to be returned at least 2 days prior to the consultation. This is so that I can gain a deeper understanding of you and do any research needed prior to the consultation.
At the initial consultation (allow up to 90 minutes), a detailed assessment of your life story will be taken. This will include your health history, your family history, current and previous medications, psychological and emotional factors, exercise, stress levels, dietary habits and any symptoms of ill-health. Then with your goals in mind, a personalised nutrition and lifestyle plan can be devised.
If your symptoms suggest, or I think you may benefit from testing, I can discuss this with you at the consultation. Some tests that I recommend may be available via the health service, but for functional testing, I use an accredited private laboratory which I can arrange if need be.
Training, qualifications & experience
I graduated with a first class (Hons) degree in Nutritional Therapy from the Centre for Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Management (CNELM) after completing my Diploma in Nutritional Therapy from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition.
I am a member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine.
I am registered with the Complementary and Natural healthcare Council
I regularly undertake seminars and workshops to keep my knowledge up to date with the latest research in the field of nutrition and nutritional therapy.
This years Continuing Professional Development (CPD) include seminars in:
Making the most of our Genetic Inheritance (Lamberts)
Microbiome – The New Liver (Nutri Advanced Ltd)
Preserving and Restoring Brain Function – Eat your way to a better brain (Christine Bailey)
MycoImmunotherapy (Hifas da Terra)
Navigating the complexity of the GI microbiome in clinical practice (Invivo)
Snapshot - Immunity (Lifecode Gx)
- Nutritional connections of the liver and gall bladder (Bionutri)
- The wonderful world of mucous (Bionutri)
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.
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 (90 mins) £95
Follow up consultation (45-60 mins) £60
Healthy Reset Programme £245 - A 12 week programme to keep you on track and monitor progress regularly. Includes an initial consultation, 2 follow up sessions and 2 in between check-in calls.
'I have more energy, ..., the stuffy nose is gone, the craving for chocolate and sweet things is gone, the excess weight is sliding away gradually with no effort at all and my insides feel comfortable.' Ann, Braintree
'I am feeling much better in myself and my blood sugar levels feel much more settled now. Andrea, Colchester
'It was amazing to feel full of energy and I was able to get back to a full training programme and return to marathon running, which earlier this year I could never have imagined doing.' Jo, Chelmsford