FOOD AS MEDICINE
Nutritional Therapy and Integrative Health
Based in Cowbridge, South Wales, UK.
There is often a disconnect when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle; we know what’s good for our bodies, but we don’t always act accordingly. Green Leaves Health & Nutrition main aim is to cater to each individual's unique circumstances. Whether it is weight loss or weight management, managing a dietary condition or supporting a chronic health issue, Green Leaves Health & Nutrition offers a variety of services and packages designed to meet your needs.
All You Need to Know
The main force behind Green Leaves Health & Nutrition is a deep desire to help individuals achieve their long-term diet and nutrition goals and support health and wellbeing.
With a background working in the NHS and a deep knowledge of chronic disease management - specifically Cardiovascular Disease, Frances has developed a deep understanding of integrating health and wellbeing from a naturopathic approach.
Each client is individually evaluated by Frances Evans, professional Nutritional Therapist and Cardiac Nurse (RGN) and then provided with a well-researched and comprehensive plan they can follow and regularly review.
Frances can offer functional lab testing to accompany a nutritional and lifestyle plan.
The Green Leaves Approach
A Unique Philosophy - Integrative Health
Green Leaves Health & Nutrition uses an evidence based approach to holistically support your health. Integrative health aims to bring conventional and complementary approaches together in a coordinated way.
Whether you’re looking for, or need professional guidance in order to address a specific health issue, or help with nutritious recipes, Green Leaves Health & Nutrition is ready to help you reach your dietary and lifestyle goals today.
Each client is individually evaluated by Frances Evans, RGN and Nutritional Therapist.
Supporting GIT health
Gastro intestinal health is paramount to our over all health and wellbeing.
About 70 percent of the body’s immune resides in the gut.
An unhealthy gut can contribute to diseases like diabetes, obesity, arthritis, cancer and depression.
Gut health is associated with skin conditions like eczema and even chronic fatigue.
Issues such as IBS and IBD can be supported with Nutrition and lifestyle .
With the right support and plan Green Leaves Health & Nutrition can help support a healthy gastrointestinal system.
Women's health & Hormonal Balance
The Guidance You Need
Green Leaves Health & Nutrition can provide comprehensive plans that are catered to each individual’s needs. Including supporting optimal Hormonal Balance and Health.
Using Naturopathic health principles, this specialized service puts individuals on the right track to healthy eating and living.
Chronic Disease Support
A Healthier You
Nutritional Therapy can support chronic disease management.
Whatever your current diet is, Green Leaves Health & Nutrition carefully evaluates each client and formulates a personalized plan based on your specific needs.
Including careful drug/nutrient interaction analysis and functional lab testing.
Weight Loss Counseling
Shift your focus from Calorie counting
Jump start your healthy habits today with an experienced and responsible Nutritional Therapist. Whatever your current diet is, Green Leaves Health & Nutrition carefully evaluates each client and formulates a personalized plan based on your specific needs. So if Weight Loss Counseling is what you’re looking for, schedule a session today.
Sports Nutrition Education
Sports Nutrition Education can be one of the keys to a happier, healthier life. Green Leaves Nutrition offers strategic tools and techniques to help clients achieve a more balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. After several personalized sessions, you’ll become well-versed at making the best food-related decisions for your health needs. Don’t wait to schedule your session today.
“Working with Green Leaves Health & Nutrition was a great experience. I learned how to take control of my own health through a nutritious diet plan that makes sense — reasonable changes I can actually apply to my life. Green Leaves Health & Nutrition gave me some of the most helpful information and used evidence to provide a plan. I highly recommend working with this Nutritional Therapist .”
Group Education sessions
Supporting Your Success
A selection of sessions designed for groups to be used by corporations or private groups to hold for their staff or social groups.
Healthy Eating and Living at Work
The Guidance You Need
Foods that make a difference
A Healthier You
"Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food"
Here to Help
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Nutritional Therapist ?
Nutritional therapists recognise that every person is unique and therefore has an individual set of dietary requirements. It is a nutritional therapist's job to establish what improvements or changes an individual can make to their diet to improve their overall health and well-being.
Many nutritional therapists will work in a private practice and see individuals on a one to one basis, often receiving NHS referrals.
Applying their knowledge of nutrition science, nutritional therapists may work with healthy individuals to prevent disease, or they may work with a sick individual to minimise symptoms of a developed disease and uncover contributing factors.
They are governed by Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), which was set up with government support to protect the public.Members who register with the CNHC refer to themselves as 'CNHC Registered Nutritional Therapists'. To be eligible for registration, they must have undertaken training that meets the minimum national standards of practice - as set by the Nutritional Therapy National Occupational Standards and the Nutritional Therapy Core Curriculum.
What does a consultation consist of?
Prior to an appointment, you will be asked to fill in a diet diary and health questionnaire.
An initial consultation involves an hour and half session and a nutrition and health plan will be formulated with yourself .
After 6-8 weeks a follow up appointment will be made which can either be face to face or via Skype/Facetime and will last 45 minutes to review your progress.
Each individual case will be reviewed and a client/practitioner agreement to the length of their plan.
With the group sessions, a Nutritional Therapist will hold an education group for an allocated number of guests and then take questions afterwards.
What extra support can I access?
Follow up appointments will be made and regular reviews of your plan. Email contact is available also and supporting handouts for your protocol will be provided