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Deepa Mer Dip(ION), mBANT, mCNHC Hampstead & St Johns Wood

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Deepa has clinics in Hampstead and St John's Wood and is the founder of London Nutritional Advisory, a Metabolic Balance Coach and a Health Coach.

Deepa believes every single physiological and biochemical process in the body is governed by nutrition. Her role as a nutritional therapist is to restore a person’s physical, mental, and spiritual balance, and overall sense of well-being. In her opinion, this can only be achieved effectively by addressing the root cause of imbalances in the body and not by addressing just the symptoms.


Deepa has focused her research and professional development on gastrointestinal and hormonal imbalances. Clients often consult her for support on these issues. She also creates healthy eating protocols for clients who need support with weight management.

She offers metabolic balancing for clients with raised cholesterol and triglycerides, hypertension and weight gain.  A unique individualized food plan is calculated based on blood haematology and biochemistry results. This program helps to optimize insulin and cortisol, the two hormones that are closely linked to blood sugar balance and weight.

Deepa uses a science-based approach, aided by an all-encompassing questionnaire to gather information on hereditary, environmental, lifestyle, stress, and dietary factors, followed by in-depth discussions with the client. If necessary, she may recommend tests to garner specific information to enhance her understanding when mapping out a client’s recovery plan. Deepa works with functional testing laboratories in UK and USA.

Deepa believes providing the plan is not enough for positive outcomes. She provides encouragement, education, behavioural change therapies and accessibility to get the best outcomes for her clients.

A mother of two, Deepa has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. This has contributed to her understanding of cultural and dietary influences across geographies. A passionate cook herself, she creates innovative and personalized meal plans that are easy to follow, offer variety, and are achievable for the client.

Training, qualifications & experience

*Diploma in Nutritional Therapy from The Institute for Optimum Nutrition

*Certified Metabolic Balance® coach

*Fully registered with the Complimentary and natural health care council (CNHC)

*Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

*Full Member of British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy

*Health coaching certificate with Zest4Life and a Zest4Life associate

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.


To book a free 30 minute consultation to discover how Deepa can help you and to discuss your health concerns contact either by email or phone as above.

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Hindi


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a nutritionist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the nutritionist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Working hours: 9.30am- 7.00pm


Deepa Mer   Dip(ION), mBANT, mCNHC   Hampstead & St Johns Wood

Deepa Mer Dip(ION), mBANT, mCNHC Hampstead & St Johns Wood

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