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About me

My name is Mariana, I am a Cheshire based Nutritional Therapist having studied for 3 years with CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine).

I help my clients achieve their health goals by providing individualised nutrition and lifestyle plans and supporting them throughout their journey.

My journey into nutritional therapy started when my little girl suffered from respiratory tract infections and with constant trips to the hospital and several doctor’s appointments, I started to question whether we could support her health beyond drugs and medicine. That’s when I decided to look at how I could at least alleviate her symptoms in a natural way and decided to work with a nutritional therapist.

Within 6 months of eliminating certain foods and introducing a specific diet and certain vitamins and minerals, my little 'nutri-hero' was steroid and inhaler free and was discharged from all hospital care within 1 year.

My main practice is in Knutsford and I also run clinics from Bramhall.

Start your journey to better health in 3 simple steps...

1) Book a consultation - simply email or call as above.

2) Develop a plan - I’ll carefully listen to your concerns and together we’ll develop a personalised nutrition and lifestyle plan.

3) Improve your nutrition - together we’ll implement every step of your personalised plan to better health.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dip CNM Nutritional Therapy (College of Naturopathic Medicine)

Reg Nutritionist MBANT (British Association of Nutritional Therapists)

Reg Nutritional Therapist CNHC (Complementary & Natural Healthcare council)

Recognised by most health insurance companies.

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.

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Food Intolerance Tests - £150 (1 hour 30 mins)

Initial Appointment - £90 (1 hour)

Follow Up Appointments - £70 (30 mins)

Discovery Call - Free (20 mins)


  • Monday - Friday - 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday - 9am - 12pm

Further information

Helping people achieve their health goals and feel better within themselves is something I find extremely rewarding.

I provide expert nutritional advice in the following areas…

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Children’s Health
  • Weight Loss
  • Skin Conditions
  • Low Energy
  • Sleep Problems
  • Food Intolerance Tests

Amaranth The Natural Life Clinic
19 Bramhall Lane South
Greater Manchester

Inner Strength
44 King Street
WA16 6DT

Key details

Sign language
Other languages Portuguese
Wheelchair user access

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.

Unfortunately there are stairs at both of the clinics where I currently see clients. If you need to arrange a Skype consultation, please email me and we can discuss this further.

Type of session

In person
Home visits


MBS Nutrition ~ Mariana Sheppard (DipCNM, mBANT, mCNHC)

MBS Nutrition ~ Mariana Sheppard (DipCNM, mBANT, mCNHC)