Elaine Jackson BSc (Hons) Functional Medicine reg Metabolic Balance Coach
Elaine is a Registered Nutritional Therapist and founder of Connecting Nutrition, a successful private Nutritional Therapy practice in Islington.
Training, qualifications & experience
Elaine has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Therapy and a diploma with distinction from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition. She previously graduated from Manchester University with a degree in Nutrition and Food Science. Elaine is a graduate in Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice and a guest lecturer at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition. She founded Connecting Nutrition, a private Nutritional Therapy practice in Islington and works for York Test Laboratories as one of their practicing Nutritional Therapists.
- A full member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT)
- Registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
- Experienced Metabolic Balance Coach
- Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
- Abides by strict codes of conduct for Nutritional Therapy
Elaine continues her post graduate education in nutritional research by attending conferences and seminars which are at the forefront of nutrition science.
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.
Please see my website for information regarding fees and packages.
Elaine is a qualified and experienced Metabolic Balance® Coach offering the Metabolic Balance nutrition programme for long-term health and weight management. Please see www.connectingnutrition.co.uk for more information.