Vanessa O'Brien, The Menopause Nutritionist
Hello, I'm Vee!
I help women aged 40+ to look and feel like their old selves again, without having to resort to medications.
I focus my work on helping women during the amazing change period of peri-menopausal and menopausal stage of life so that they can enjoy it rather than dread it or suffer it.
Do any of the following statements resonate with you?
"I want to improve my health/weight but I don't know where to begin"
"I have stubborn belly fat, which I cannot shift, no matter what I do!"
"I used to easily be able to lose weight, now, no matter what I do, it won't shift."
"I wish I could get back to the shape I was ten, five, or even two years ago..."
"I hit my early/mid 40's and suddenly feel tired all the time"
"Hot flashes/night sweats are causing me huge discomfort!"
"I suffer from gut problems, I've cut out lots of foods but I can't seem to work out what's wrong"
"My mood swings are affecting me and my family"
"My periods are heavy and painful"
"I'm fearful of the future, and getting older and feeling like this, or worse! "
"I want to be fit and healthy when my children grow up, and grandchildren arrive"
"Sleep (or lack of it) is affecting me badly"
"I'm fed up of restrictive dieting, which no longer works, and leaves me hungry, tired and miserable"
You're not alone - I work with many women going through some or many of these struggles.
Whether your goal is weight/fat loss, health and energy levels, sleep problems, low energy or mood, uncomfortable periods, hot flashes, gut problems, or to resolve other health issue(s), I can help.
My mission is to help you to return to health, vitality and wellness, and to want to spring out of bed in the morning!
If you are a woman in your 40's to early 50's and you are ready to make changes without having to resort to fad diets, pointless tactics, or medications that mask symptoms and don't improve your health... then we should talk.
BOOK A NO OBLIGATION DISCOVERY CALL WITH ME TODAY https://calendly.com/veevital/discoverycall
Training, qualifications & experience
- Nutritional Therapist Dip.NT MFNTP
- Certified Coach
- Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology
- Member of FNTP (The Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners )
- BA Hons University of West of England
- DoTERRA Essential Oils Educator
I am fully insured and regularly attend leading Continual Professional Development courses to keep up to date with developments in the world of nutrition and coaching.
I use a wide range of tests when required, including: vitamin/mineral levels, thyroid and hormone, digestion and gut health, and many more, via the NHS and through private laboratories.
Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners
The Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners is the fastest growing body for practitioners of nutritional therapy in the UK. There are two types of membership: Full Member and Student Member.
Members must be insured, and agree to abide by the FNTP Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics and the Disciplinary & Complaints Procedure.
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.
I work with clients online via Zoom Video, FaceTime and phone
The first step is book a Free Discovery Call (by telephone or video) to understand your health and wellbeing issues, to establish if we are a good fit to work together, and to allow me to formulate the best approach for your improved health and well-being.
I and the founder of The ReVITALise Method, a group programme for women in their 40's called.
Please contact me to find out more, or book a free no obligation discovery call: https://calendly.com/veevital/discoverycall
I use various tests dependent on symptoms, and only when necessary - each test varies in price, please contact me for more details.
My client testimonials:
"I joined with Vee just over three months ago, my main goals were to lose weight, feel more motivated, know what the triggers were to my bad eating habits and feel more motivated. Vee worked very closely with me, offering ongoing support and guidance, she demonstrated 100% professionalism throughout our fortnightly meetings and was/is and has always been available when I've needed any questions answered. I've learnt so much about myself over the past three months and achieved all of my goals.
I've lost over a stone in weight, my metabolic age is now 39 in comparison to the 57 I started out at and I've lost of 5 inches from my waist and hips. I would definitely recommend Vee to all my friends, family and colleagues, her recipes are amazing, tasty and nutritious and there's a huge variety. My whole attitude has changed as have my eating habits and attitude to food and exercise, thanks so much Vee I couldn't have completed and achieved all that I have without your positive and professional input and ongoing support." Joanna Crawford, Ashford
"I had attended one of Vee's talks and that had me thinking. I bumped into a friend that day too, she had been with Vee a while and it had made such a difference to her, you could see it. On my first appointment I could hardly walk up the stairs, my brain was foggy and my body just didn't want to move. I slept at every opportunity. By the next appointment I had lost my brain fog and had started being awake all day and not nodding off! I just improved at each appointment and lost some pounds as a bonus. I am now considered "active" as opposed to "couch" and last week I hit "very active" on the app I use. I now feel I'm living again. Thank you Vee for helping me to become me again." Mandy Nowicka, Staines
"My whole relationship with food has changed since I have spent 3 months working with Vee. I initially contacted Vee to lose some excess weight, but 3 months on and I have achieved so much more than just weight loss. I now have a much greater understanding of how food affects us, which has helped with my allergies and intolerances and other health problems. I am no longer calorie counting religiously, but have lost the weight I wanted and my body fat percentage is down 7%. I am eating more than I was before, when it seemed I could never lose the weight, as I wasn't eating the best way for me. I now feel much healthier and I am enjoying food so much more as I don't feel guilty for eating all the time. Following a programme with Vee has made me so much happier in my day to day life and I will always be very grateful for this. Thank you Vee!" Catrin Good, Staines
"I've enjoyed working with Vee immensely! Always offering insightful advice, Vee has a very friendly and approachable way of working. Vee helped me pinpoint exactly what was and wasn't working for me specifically, helping me shift weight I hadn't managed to by myself over many years. Using Vee's advice, I've also cleaned up my cooking, my cupboard, and my eating habits and feel healthier and more energised! I'm very grateful to all the support Vee has given me and would recommend her to anyone!" Lilian, Walton on Thames
Video Testimonial 1 (see above). My client Carlise explains how she went from exhausted and agitated to energetic, and back to her old self! Carlise was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroid Disease and despite being on high dose of medication, and told that her thyroid levels were absolutely fine, was feeling far from it. After 8 weeks Carlise is back to the woman she was, full of energy and her great sense of humour! Carlise Jones, East Molesey
Video Testimonial 2 (see above). My client Nichola shares what a difference my programme made to her understanding of her health, improvements that she noticed in her energy and motivation, and the impact on her family too. Nichola Sutherland, Virginia Water