Why just survive when you can thrive?

Food serves as the fundamental fuel that powers our bodies, and having a personalized, precisely tailored plan stands as the cornerstone of achieving peak health. In the realm of optimal functionality, we experience heightened energy levels, acute mental clarity, a robust immune system, and a balanced mood and weight.

Consulting with a nutritionist can open doors to discovering invaluable strategies and insights to enhance an already healthy diet. Moreover, it can initiate a journey into the realm of functional testing, allowing for a deeper exploration into bio-hacking—one’s unique biology for better health outcomes.

Attaining optimal health isn’t confined to a particular age bracket, and it need not be a labyrinth of complexity or steep costs. What’s vital is its targeted and personalized approach, tailored specifically to individual needs and circumstances.

Embark on a transformative journey by scheduling a complimentary discovery call. Let’s delve into your aspirations and pave the way for how I can assist you in realizing and attaining these goals.

The Food Power Nutrition Approach

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Unlocking Your Potential: Biohacking, Optimizing Health, and Boosting Longevity through Personalized Nutrition

In the pursuit of optimal health, the paradigm of biohacking stands out as a proactive and personalized approach, offering a transformative journey towards peak performance, enhanced mental well-being, and increased longevity. As a nutritional therapist, I’m here to guide you through the intricate world of biohacking, underscoring the pivotal role of a targeted food plan and functional testing in achieving your health goals, with a special emphasis on promoting longevity and optimizing mitochondrial function.

Biohacking Essentials: Biohacking encapsulates a holistic approach that involves making informed lifestyle choices to optimize your body and mind. It encompasses understanding your unique biology, leveraging cutting-edge science, and adopting practices that not only propel you towards peak performance but also promote longevity and enhance mitochondrial function.

The Power of Personalized Nutrition: At the core of biohacking is the recognition that each individual is unique. We possess distinct genetic makeups, varied lifestyle factors, and unique health goals. A personalized nutrition plan becomes the linchpin in this journey, tailoring dietary choices to individual needs, preferences, and specific health markers, while also addressing the critical factors associated with longevity.

Functional Testing: A Window into Your Health: Functional testing serves as an invaluable tool in the optimal health arsenal. This involves assessing various biomarkers, such as nutrient levels, hormone balance, and metabolic function, providing a comprehensive snapshot of your current health status. Understanding these markers not only informs the development of a personalized nutrition plan but also aids in strategies aimed at promoting longevity and optimizing mitochondrial function.

Optimizing Mitochondrial Function: Mitochondria, often referred to as the powerhouse of cells, play a pivotal role in energy production and are intimately linked to the aging process. Functional testing can provide insights into how optimally they function, identifying areas that may benefit from support. A personalized nutrition plan, enriched with antioxidants, targeted micronutrients, orthomolecular compounds, and nutrient-dense foods, can support mitochondrial health and function, contributing to increased vitality and longevity.

Promoting Longevity Through Nutrition: Certain foods and dietary patterns have been associated with increased longevity and a lower risk of age-related diseases. A personalized nutrition plan considers these factors, incorporating anti-aging foods and dietary patterns. It also emphasizes nutrient-dense choices that provide essential vitamins and minerals crucial for overall health and longevity.

Mind-Body Connection and Mental Well-Being: Optimal health rhighlights the profound connection between the mind and body. A personalized nutrition plan addresses foods that support cognitive function and help preventing premature cognitive decline..

Biohacking for Stress Reduction: Chronic stress can accelerate the aging process and impact longevity. Biohacking involves stress management strategies, and a personalized nutrition plan includes foods, adaptogenic compounds and lifestyle strategies that support the adrenal glands and modulate stress response.
In conclusion, if striving for optimal health, matching a personalized nutrition plan, lifestyle hacks and functional testing, empowers you to take control of your health in a targeted and informed manner. The journey toward optimal well-being extends beyond immediate benefits, focusing on longevity and mitochondrial optimization. By understanding your unique biology and crafting a nutrition plan that aligns with your specific needs, you embark on a transformative journey towards unlocking your full health potential and enjoying a life of vitality and longevity.

Success Stories

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I recently had the pleasure going to Lucia for nutritional advice, and I must say, I couldn't recommend her enough! Lucia is a true expert in her field, demonstrating an impressive depth of knowledge in nutrition. She provided a variety of options tailored to my specific health needs, which I found incredibly helpful. Her approach is both professional and personalised, making me feel thoroughly supported in my health journey. Her expertise and guidance are truly invaluable. Five stars!

Optimising Health

I cannot recommend Lucia highly enough. She has truly helped me optimise my diet and I have seen a marked improvement in my digestion, energy levels and quality of sleep. To top it off she is a pleasure to spend time with.

Optimising Health

Lucia is professional, friendly and if I dare say a case 'of finding the right person' I'm getting back into boxing and my protein intake has changed. Lucia is helping to get back in the ring. (Seriously- good diet adaption)

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What is Nutritional Therapy?

Nutritional therapy is the application of nutrition science in the promotion of health, peak performance and individual care. Nutritional therapy practitioners use a wide range of tools to assess and identify potential nutritional imbalances and understand how these may contribute to an individual’s symptoms and health concerns. This approach allows them to work with individuals to address nutritional balance and help support the body towards maintaining health. Nutritional therapy is recognised as a complementary medicine. It is relevant both for individuals looking to enhance their health and wellbeing and for those with chronic conditions wishing to work with or ‘consult’ a nutritional therapist in collaboration with other suitably qualified healthcare professionals. Practitioners consider each individual to be unique and recommend personalised nutrition and lifestyle programmes rather than a ‘one size fits all’ approach. Practitioners never recommend nutritional therapy as a replacement for medical advice and always refer any client with ‘red flag’ signs or symptoms to their medical professional. They will also frequently work alongside a medical professional and will communicate with other healthcare professionals involved in the client’s care to explain any nutritional therapy programme that has been provided.

What’s the difference between nutritional therapist, nutrition coach and nutritionist?

In the ever-evolving landscape of health and wellness, the importance of seeking legit professional guidance for optimal nutrition cannot be overstated. Registered Nutritional Therapists play a pivotal role in promoting well-being by providing personalized and evidence-based nutritional advice. I wanted to explore the significance of consulting a Registered Nutritional Therapist, shedding light on their qualifications (a degree) and the importance of being registered with professional bodies like BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) and CNHC (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council).

What is the difference between Nutritional Therapists, Nutrition Coaches and Nutritionists?

  1. Nutritional Therapists:
    • Focus: Holistic, addressing underlying health issues.
    • Qualifications: Hold a degree in nutritional therapy or a related field.
    • Registration: Registered with professional bodies like BANT and CNHC.
    • Approach: Personalized, evidence-based recommendations.
    • Scope: Work one to one with individuals dealing with specific health concerns.
  2. Nutrition Coaches:
    • Focus: Goal-oriented, often centered on fitness and weight management.
    • Qualifications: Vary; it is not a regulated profession and only some may have certifications in coaching or attended courses in
    • Registration: Not typically required, but some may hold certifications from coaching organizations.
    • Approach: Goal-focused, motivational, and lifestyle-oriented.
    • Scope: Assist clients in achieving specific health and fitness goals.
  3. Nutritionists:
    • Focus: General nutrition advice, public health, and community settings.
    • Qualifications: Hold a degree in nutrition or a related field.
    • Registration: Registered with professional bodies such as the AfN, but not always required.
    • Approach: Broad nutrition education and advice, which is not personalised to a 1:1 approach.
    • Scope: Work in diverse settings such as public health, research, or education.

In the pursuit of optimal health and receiving personalised and tailored 1:1 advice, consulting a Registered Nutritional Therapist stands out as a wise choice. Their holistic approach, personalised guidance, and commitment to professional standards set them apart. Ensuring that a nutritional therapist is registered with BANT and CNHC adds an extra layer of assurance, highlighting their dedication to excellence, knowledge and high standard of practice.

What is mBANT?

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) is a professional organisation for Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioners and Registered Dietitians which are trained and qualified in clinical practice to meet national standards and work in a one-to-one setting.

BANT practitioner members are required to be registered either with Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) or be statutorily regulated. CNHC holds a register accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA), an independent body accountable to the UK Parliament. BANT members are also required to meet Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards.

Being a BANT member highlights the high standard of my training and work practice, reassuring clients of the quality of the consultations and plans I provide at Food Power Nutrition.

How long would it take to see results?

Nutritional Therapy aims to create long lasting change. Those changes will be gradual but definitive, differently from allopathic medicine that aims to suppress symptoms for immediate relief. As each person is unique, also the speed on which results will be obtained is different and this is also impacted by how closely the suggested nutritional and supplemental plan is followed.

What shall I do if I have questions in between my two appointments?

Please contact me at my email lucia@foodpowernutrition.com or via Practice Better chat service for support – I am always happy to help.

Does Food Power Nutrition operates only online?

Food Power provides online consultations via a dedicated platform. Online consultations will be held via telehealth/zoom and can be easily accessed via the client’s “Practice Better” portal. In person consultations will be held on Thursday evenings at Elpis Therapy Rooms, 14 Hanover Square, Mayfair, London W1S 1HN


What should I expect to achieve after our appointments?

Food Power Nutrition plan are highly personalised, created around around your needs and your goal in order to obtain the best results possible. Saying that it is important to note that results vary from person to person as we are all unique and our body responds differently. Expectations and goals will be discussed during our discovery call.

How can I get in touch with Food Power Nutrition for more information about packages and costs?

Please feel free to ask for information via the contact form, specifying if you wish to be contacted via email or via phone. I am happy to offer a free discovery call to talk through your current health concerns and discuss how we can work together.