BSc Nutritional Medicine, University of West London
BSc (Hons) Physiology with Biochemistry, Queen Mary College, University of London
Digestive complaints; Children’s health; Preventative/Anti-aging; Wellbeing. Specialist in fish oils and related conditions – Inflammation; Brain/Behaviour; Eczema; Cardiovascular etc.
Experience for over 25 years in natural/community health. Extensive background in lecturing, publishing, broadcasting and health food business. Special interest in improving children’s diets.
Gretchen Vannice is a registered dietitian nutritionist and nutrition consultant who specializes in omega-3 fatty acids and natural foods. She is a strategist, trainer, speaker, and author. Gretchen is the author of the national position paper on dietary fatty acids written for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and author of Making Sense of Omega-3s: The Good Fats. www.gretchenvannice.com
Alex Richardson’s research focuses on how nutrition can affect behaviour, learning and mood.
In particular, she has carried out studies looking at whether omega-3 fatty acids produce improvements in ADHD-type symptoms in children, as well as multidisciplinary research into the biology of developmental and psychological disorders and the importance of diet for mental health.
She co-founded the UK charity, Food and Behaviour Research, and has written a book entitled “They are what you feed them” which contains advice, based on her extensive research, for parents and carers on the effects of diet on children.