Nicole Leida MA (DipCNM mBANT CNHC-reg)
I am a nutritional therapist and yoga teacher based in London who currently offers consultations remotely via VoIP in the comfort of your own home.
Common reasons to see me include:
• Food allergies and intolerances
• Food cravings
• Gut health
• Mindful eating
• Problematic skin
• Stress management
• Women's health
• Support and guidance for healthy eating
My work is based on the six principles of naturopathic medicine:
• First do no harm
• Identify and treat the root cause
• Treat the whole person
• The healing power of nature and the body’s inherent wisdom to heal itself
• Educating clients to achieve and maintain health
Following a consultation, I offer clients a personalised nutritional plan to support their health goals and together, we agree on the next steps. I work with food first and offer guidance based on what might work for you. Nutritional supplements can be helpful but are most definitely not my first port of call.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a Diploma in Nutritional Therapy from The College of Naturopathic & Complementary Medicine (CNM). I am a full member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (ANP) and am registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council.
I also hold a 390 hours Yoga Teacher Training Diploma with Triyoga in London and am a full member of the British Wheel of Yoga.
I have a strong interest in stress management and well-being at work, amongst other things.
I am a professional conference organiser by trade and have more than 15 year experience in running conferences for professionals, especially medical and scientific events.
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.
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.
Initial consultation: £99
Initial consultations last about an hour and focuses on your diet and current state of health. After the consultation you will be emailed your nutritional plan which will include some guidance on the food to choose and the lifestyle choices to make to support or improve your overall wellbeing, as defined by you. Helpful handouts and recipes will be provided as appropriate.
Follow up consultations usually take place 4-6 weeks after the initial appointment and last 30 minutes. They focus on discussing your progress by looking at what worked and tailoring your plan even further.
Recommended bundle package (initial plus follow-up): £159
Bundle packages include regular catch-ups via email and/or phone as relevant throughout the period we are working together.
Please note that a nutritional plan is not a diet but more like a series of personalised guidelines / advice that will help you achieve your health goals.
Other plans are available as suitable and will be discussed before the initial consultation, depending on your goals. On-going support options are available as appropriate.
I am happy to briefly discuss your case via email or phone before booking an appointment. Please do get in touch.