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About me

Hi,

I’m Francesca.

I’m an Italian Associate Registered Nutritionist (ANutr) within the Association for Nutrition, specialised in Sports Nutrition and I am working through the process to register as a sports nutritionist with the SENr.

As a professional ballet dancer, training every day, I had to learn how to fuel my body to perform better and to monitor my nutritional intakes for over 18 years. I use this unique insight to provide my clients with practical, insightful and lifestyle-driven nutritional advice.

I believe in a scientific and personalised approach to nutrition to help my clients achieve their goals through sustainable changes and achieve a healthy relationship with food, with no restrictions.

My aim is to help my clients to learn what healthy eating means for them, how to develop a flexible weekly meal plan and weekly shopping list for busy weeks.

If you are an athlete, we will work together to create a meal plan that fits perfectly into your training and competition schedule.

I provide nutritional consultations, both in English and Italian. I'm currently an associate nutritionist at the Health Nutritionist clinic.

I specialise in these core areas:

  • Sports nutrition
  • Dance nutrition
  • Balance Eating
  • Healthy Eating
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Vegan and Vegetarian diet
  • Weight loss
  • Gut health
  • Women health

Training, qualifications & experience

Educational Background

Food Science and Technology BSc - University of Padua (Italy)

Human Nutrition (Sports) MSc - London Metropolitan University

Additional training:

Applying Intuitive Eating and Non-Diet Approaches in Practice - London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Vegan Diets - Person-centered practice (CPD)

IBS: Dietary, Holist & Microbiota Management (CPD)

Gut Health in Clinic (CPD)

Nutrient type and timing for optimal exercise output (CPD) - Sports Nutrition

Member organisations

AfN

Association for Nutrition

Association for Nutrition

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.

Fees

£85.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

  • FREE discovery call (15-20 min)
  • Initial Nutrition Consultation £85 (60 min)
  • Follow up Consultations £65 (45 min)

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday 8.30am-8pm Tuesday 8.30am-8pm Wednesday 8.30am-8pm Thursday 8.30am-8pm Friday 8.30am-8pm Saturday 9am-1pm Sunday 9am-1pm

Further information

Online consultations:

Our initial online consultation last for 60 minutes. During the consultations we will review your food diary, evaluating what can be adjusted and modified. I will ask you questions to better understand your individual needs and being able to help you.

We then work with you to refine a treatment programme based on setting mutual goals. Goal setting is a fundamental process in making each session tangible and outcome-focused. Each goal is designed to be time-specific, manageable and focused.

Once we have outlined the treatment programme, I will give you practical, personalised advice to take away. This will be individual to you and will be based on how these changes can fit around you and your lifestyle, I don’t expect you to completely change your taste preferences or your social lifestyle but I give you expert ways to bring in real sustained behavioural change that lasts.

(Face to face consultations in London will resume very soon!)

London clinics: Mayfair, Islington, West Hampstead

In clinic consultation:

Our initial consultations last for 60 minutes. In the few minutes prior to your arrival the nutritionist will be preparing the space for your assessment and setting up your client profile on our secure nutrition systems to allow for any session notes which may need to be captured. During the initial consultation our nutritionist will introduce the session agenda, run through the client assessment form and conduct a full medical and dietary review, addressing all health symptoms, health concerns and a full understanding into your lifestyle and health goals.

Next, we will conduct advanced body assessments, measuring your height, weight, BMI. We then work with you to refine a treatment programme based on setting mutual goals. Goal setting is a fundamental process in making each session tangible and outcome-focused. Each goal is designed to be time-specific, manageable and focused.

Once we have outlined the treatment programme, our nutritionists will give you practical, personalised advice to take away. This will be individual to you and will be based on how these changes can fit around you and your lifestyle, we don’t expect you to completely change your taste preferences or your social lifestyle but we give you expert ways to bring in real sustained behavioural change that lasts.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Languages offered

Italian

Italian

Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces
Skype
Zoom

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Francesca Straniero ANutr - Nutritionist

Francesca Straniero ANutr - Nutritionist