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Muriel Wallace-Scott, Registered Nutritional Therapist, DipION, mBANT, rCNHC

Twickenham TW2 & London SW7
Twickenham TW2 & London SW7

About me

As a nutritional therapist and functional medicine practitioner I work with my clients to figure out "the why" behind their symptoms and disease. I do the detective work so they can understand where things are going wrong. I then guide and support them to restore balance and optimise their health.

My journey in health and nutrition began many years before I trained as a nutritional therapist. I can completely relate to what it is like to not feel ourselves, new symptoms creeping in, going from one doctor to another looking for answers and being told that there is nothing wrong.


I trained in the functional medicine model, an individualised, person-centred, science-based approach. Every person is biochemically unique so treatment should be just as individual. While conventional medicine focuses primarily on diagnosing a disease and how to manage symptoms as the disease progresses, functional medicine takes a much more holistic approach. It looks for underlying imbalances and dysfunction in the body which may have caused the symptom or disease, and aims to restore balance and health.

My main areas of focus are:

  • Gut health and all gut related symptoms including SIBO
  • Immune system, autoimmune conditions, allergies, intolerances/ sensitivities, food reactions, recurrent colds & infections, feeling "run down", fatigue
  • Female health and hormones, stress, PMS/PMT, weight management issues...
  • Skin issues
  • Children's health


My approach focuses on food and lifestyle first. I do use supplements where essential and recommend tests through the NHS and private laboratories where appropriate. These are optional and discussed during the consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Dip ION - Institute for Optimum Nutrition
  • AFMCP - Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (IFM)
  • Biotransformation (formerly Detox) Advanced Practice Module (IFM)
  • Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module (IFM)
  • GI Advanced Practice Module (IFM)
  • Immune Advanced Practice Module (IFM)
  • Member of The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
  • Registered The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
  • Member of The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
  • Full professional indemnity insurance

I invest heavily in continued training and education to ensure my knowledge is kept up to date.

I am also undergoing training at the Institute for Functional Medicine in the USA as part of my commitment to maintaining the highest standards of knowledge and competence in the practice of evidence based Nutritional Therapy and Functional Medicine.

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.


Visit my website for further information on my fees and what to expect before, during and after your consultation.



  • The Maple Leaf Clinic, 20 The Green, Twickenham, London, TW2 5AB
  • Dr Terry Clinic, London SW7 - short walk from Gloucester Road underground station.
  • The Bodymechanics, 189 Sidney Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3SD

I also offer online appointments for more distant clients.


I encourage you to contact me via phone or email to discuss your health concerns and goals before booking your first consultation.

Click on the link below to book an appointment:


Further information

I regularly host talks and workshops on topics such as gut health, immune health, female hormones and children's health:

  • Check out my upcoming events here:


Maple Leaf Clinic
20 The Green


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages English


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


Monday to Saturday. Evening appointments available.


Muriel Wallace-Scott, Registered Nutritional Therapist, DipION, mBANT, rCNHC

Muriel Wallace-Scott, Registered Nutritional Therapist, DipION, mBANT, rCNHC

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