Feel Better Nutrition

Bespoke Nutritional Therapy Consultations in London & Brighton | Workshops and Seminars for everyone


Functional Medicine & Naturopathic Nutrition

At Feel Better Nutrition, we approach each person as an individual and consider their whole health picture.
Learn more about we use the principles of functional medicine and naturopathy, and how these influence our nutritional plans.

How can we help you?

At Feel Better Nutrition we aim to help you make a fresh start and give you a new perspective on your eating and health, even if you are starting right from the beginning or already doing well but want to optimize yourself to the next level. Read here about the different areas of health and diet we can assist with.

Lorna Driver-Davies
Founder & Practitioner

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Lorna and her team run a number of nutritional, botanical, herbal, food demonstration and functional medicine seminars and workshops. These are everything from one-off lecture evenings, hands-on kitchen classes, to full weekday and weekend courses to outside garden and nature walks. Events are mixture of free and ticketed.
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I use this all the time in clinic, brilliant for everything from fatigue to hormone support to immunity!


Nutritional therapist, naturopath or student? On September 23rd in central London, I am going to be talking about Food-Grown nutrients and why they are different from synthetic supplements, the effects upon the body and their use in clinical practice. For more information and tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cnm-london-clinical-training-day-23rd-september-2016-registration-26701601208


Lorna's Carrot Fudge recipe! You will need: 3 average sized carrots (ideally organic), peeled, diced, steamed and pureed. Use more carrots if they are small. sweetener of choice, to taste – ideally maple syrup if Low Fodmap diet 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tsp. cinnamon pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup coconut butter If you want to make more, just increase the quantities. You will also need a shallow baking tray or similar – this is to line the mixture in for it to set and parchment paper to line the bottom of the tray Ideally you should have a kitchen food processor. You could also use a very good blender but it can be harder to scrape the contents out of the bottom. Directions: Blend steamed carrots with all the rest of the ingredients. If the coconut butter is very hard, you can pre-melt it on a Bain Marie on the stove but it goes quite soft at room temperature anyway if the kitchen is warm. Put the mixture into your tray and allow to set in a very cold fridge or freezer. You can remove when you want to eat it, just cutting into squares when soft enough to be able to. However, if you leave out for a while at room temperate the mixture may eventually melt. In the freezer you can easily keep the fudge for a few months. You can also make a version that just lives in a jar, and you use as a spread on crackers etc. That’s also very nice. That will have a shorter shelf life in the fridge. Suitable for those following a low-fodmap diet.


Looking forward to attending this functional medicine event on women's health. I am passionate about taking an integrated nutrition approach to female conditions such as PCOS, PMT, endometriosis, fibroids, fertility, pregnancy, menopause and more. https://www.invivoclinical.co.uk/events/general/womens-health-summit-2016


I am really excited to hear Umahro Cadogan - functional medicine expert - speak about the importance of healthy methylation at the CAM show on the Saturday 24th September. Methylation is a crucial process in neurological functioning, as methylation is important in the production and metabolism of neurotransmitters, the functioning of cell membrane receptors for these neurotransmitters, energy production, the transcription and silencing of genes, the metabolism of some hormones, and blood flow. For more information on the talk - https://www.wildnutrition.com/blog/health-and-wellbeing/methylation-and-mental-health
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Lorna's gelatine blueberry pudding: This pudding supports the gut (intestinal lining), is protein rich and nutritious. It’s also good for skin, hair, nails and bones. It uses hormone-free high quality gelatine (very different from commercial gelatine in cheap sweets or products). The pudding also helps to promote ‘satiety’ as its thick and a good replacement for sweeter, less healthy puddings. Great also for those who cannot face a large breakfast – or you can add nuts, seeds, oats etc on top of it. Children will also love it! Ingredients: 1 good decent handful of blueberries (more is good) ½ tsp cinnamon powder ½ tsp cardammon powder Around 200ml of nut or plant milk (avoid soya) 2 tablespoons of grass fed gelatine powder (unflavoured) – see link below as this is a very specific product https://www.amazon.co.uk/Great-Lakes-Unflavored-Gelatin-Kosher/dp/B0008D6WBA/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1473162383&sr=8-1&keywords=gelatin Method: Blend until the blueberries are totally ‘blitzed’, and then you can drink immediately as a smoothie. But to make the pudding, add to a glass jar (or similar) with a lid and put in the fridge. It firms up quite quickly (about 15 minutes). If you want to make the consistency thicker = add less nut/plant milk. Thinner = add more nut/plant milk. Consume within 24 hours or less. It could be made in the evening, to eat as breakfast the next day.
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I met John as he was one of my herbal students years ago, and now he is a forage 'expert' (I am writing that as he hates that word 'expert') and my dear friend! He very kindly included a recipe of mine in the book which was also very touching! I look forward to his book launch in a couple of weeks! Get your paws on this book because it has everything you need to know about foraging!
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Perfectly put by Alice. I love this article and this is totally my philosophy and I have to remind myself of this as its easy to lose touch in whatever role you play in life!
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Very helpful news today on vitamin D. I recommend supplementation during the summer too as so many of us are at risk of being low due to work/life conditions and for anyone in a risk category (medical condition or poor health, dark skin, conception/pregnancy, elderly, dark skin etc etc). http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36846894 You can also read a fantastic article on vitamin D, why we need it and what forms of supplementation are better (what I use in my clinic): https://www.wildnutrition.com/blog/henriettas-blog/family-health-henriettas-blog/why-do-i-need-vitamin-d


Here is my 5 day healthy weight management eating plan (featured in Your Fitness magazine) with less meal prep, as some foods can be cooked in advance and portions used twice! Follow the link for a full sized image to read from. http://www.feelbetternutrition.co.uk/media/Your_Fitness_-_page26.pdf


I like this quote as it reminds us all to be authentic, kind...from a place of love on the journey to achieve great success, heights or make dreams come true (little or big). Its the opposite to getting what you want by trampling on others or making others not feel good! Plus, its about being loving to yourself on that journey!


I really enjoyed speaking at this Nutrigenomics seminar last weekend. If you want to understand more how your genetics play a role in your health - Flora (nutrition intern) at Wild Nutrition has written a fantastic article that explains the topic and what the speakers (including me) were covering).


Certain foods may affect some people's digestion and produce symptoms such as bloating, gas and lose stools. This is quite different to a food intolerance or other immune issues. Its worth reading my article here http://www.gracebelgravia.com/the-truth-about-gluten/ and understanding that quite innocent foods such as garlic or apples may cause uncomfortable symptoms due to an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine - called SIBO. You can test for SIBO and a follow dietary changes and other support to reduce or get rid of the unwanted bacteria. The NHS test is not always reliable as it only looks at one type of gas produced by the bacteria in your small intestine so for some, they may be told they do not have SIBO when in fact they do. Its easy to confuse what you think is a food intolerance with actually the symptoms of a bacterial issue!


Often when I start working with clients, even the smallest changes bring about a clearer vision on how different life could be if health were optimized. These are changes the client makes. Yes I am there to educate and support but ultimately the 'awakening' is from the client's efforts, not mine. Some clients find their family or friends are not always so supportive or comfortable. Often because their change unsettles others - indeed it can sometimes be a mirror to the change the other person isn't making. For those clients, sometimes they might feel like turning back to 'fit in'. But I always say keep going because good things will keep coming from the change. And often those around you will eventually want some of that new found change for themselves. And this change is not always about diet or physical health. It can be beyond that too.
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Looking forward to giving a seminar next week on Thyroid Health – Supporting Hormones, Metabolism & Vitality - in Brighton Thursday 23rd June 2016 - 6:30pm, organised by College of Naturopathic Medicine I have worked with many different types of thyroid conditions over the years and even if your thyroid is working well, learn how to make sure it stays in optimum health through nutrition, lifestyle changes and herbs or botanicals. For more information and for tickets https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/thyroid-health-supporting-ho…
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What a beautiful setting for yoga...I highly recommend Alice Shine Yoga classes! And what a peaceful place to practice in.
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Especially the gelatin gummies are a great way of hiding children's nutrient capsules (pull them apart to add to gummie).

 

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