Dr Lisa Gatenby RNutr PhD MMedSci BSc (hons) FHEA

Dr Lisa Gatenby RNutr PhD MMedSci BSc (hons) FHEA

Healthwise Clinic
31A Back Lane
West Yorkshire
LS20 8EA

Leeds Trinity University
Brownberrie La
West Yorkshire
LS18 5HD

01943 871255 / 07979 962642

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About me

Dr Lisa Gatenby, Registered Nutritionist

I am a Registered Nutritionist, with a PhD in Nutrition, a Masters of Medical Science in Human Nutrition and a BSc (hons) degree in Food.

I specialise in complex medical and brain injury cases, offering an individual person-centered approach (see below under 'consultancy' for more information).

I have been approved as a Registered Nutritionist by the Association for Nutrition (the controlling body for Nutritionists).  I started my career with a love of food and worked in catering and food industry for 8 years. I then studied a Masters of Medical Science in Human Nutrition and completed a PhD at the University of Hull in children’s nutritional intakes.

After my PhD I worked at the University for 8 years in Research and as a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Food on both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. I also worked in Public Health at Leeds City Council, where I set up various programmes to help reduce health inequalities and improve the nutrition of at needs groups across the City and rolled out community cooking programmes teaching school teacher to be food specialists.


For the last 10 years I have being working on a consultancy basis, offering food and nutritional advice to companies and individuals. I deliver training and corporate wellbeing sessions as well as the RSPH qualifications in Food and Nutrition. I also undertake specialist work on complex medical cases, in both children and adults.  Providing a person-centered approach to support the adoption of a healthy balanced diet, controlling weight and supporting healthy development through good nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits.

  • One to one consultations
  • Specialist medical cases
  • Workshops
  • Wellbeing days
  • Training and RSPH accredited qualifications
  • Teaching at University
  • Menu development
  • Recipe analysis

I offer one to one advice for individuals, nutrition training courses and consultancy to schools, government and companies.

I myself love food and as a qualified chef I fully understand everyone wants to eat great tasting food, the key is to ensure you take the right steps to ensure that your food is healthy and satisfying.

Training, qualifications & experience

PhD in Nutrition
Masters of Medical Science in Human Nutrition
BSc (hons) degree in Food Management.
Post Graduate Teaching Qualification

Registered Nutritionist (Public Health) with the Association for Nutrition
Member of the Nutrition Society
Member of the Association for Obesity
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

As well as my academic qualifications I also have training in media, cognitive behavioural therapy, life coaching.


Member organisations


Areas of nutrition I deal with

        * If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have one of the medical conditions starred above, 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.


        Brain Injury Cases - get in touch for an initial assessment quote

        Bespoke training workshops

        Further information

        I am a Registered Nutritionist through the Association for Nutrition, as well as the Regional Lead for Yorkshire and Humberside
        Member of the Nutrition Society
        Member of the ASO

        Leeds, LS20 8EA
        Leeds, LS18 5HD

        Type of session

        Online nutrition support: Yes
        Telephone nutrition support: Yes
        Face to face nutrition: Yes
        Home visits: Yes

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Unspecified


        Email anytime. Telephone calls are welcome between 8am-5pm