BA (Hons) Nutrition, Food & Health

Registered Associate Nutritionist


My credentials:

  • first class BSc (Hons) degree in Nutrition, Food and Health

  • awarded a prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement

  • Nutrition-related PhD (currently undertaking)

  • registered with the Association for Nutrition

  • Yorkshire & Humber representative for the Association for Nutrition

  • Nutrition Society member

  • regular Professional contributor to BBC Radio Leeds

  • member of the Royal Society for Public Health

  • Coeliac UK Healthcare professional member

  • member of the Association for the Study of Obesity

  • British Menopause Society allied healthcare professional member

  • received additional Early Years Nutrition Partnership training

  • winner of the Inspiring Women Changemakers Social Impact award


"Laila has many amazing qualities and genuinely cares about her clients. Laila appreciates our differences and understands that each person has their own set of goals, which she takes into account when helping to build the perfect plan for each individual client. No question is a silly question, Laila always has a welcoming smile, an open approachable manner and time to encourage, motivate and where necessary push her clients.  I look forward to receiving my post-appointment email, which always encourages me to keep going and contains good nutritional advice and new recipes to try, all of which have been researched with my personal tastes in mind.   When I have struggled in between appointments, Laila has literally been an email away and has responded to me very quickly with good advice to help keep me on track. Thank you Laila."


An Association for Nutrition (AfN) accredited undergraduate or postgraduate degree is the optimal nutrition-based qualification, guaranteeing an AfN nutritionist has undertaken evidence-based training. The evidence-based distinction between nutritionists and nutritional therapists is important; evidence-based means scientifically proven, i.e. what tells you whether something works or not and whether it could do any harm. This ensures that you are getting advice that is both safe and accurate.


The UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists is held by the AfN and is the only register of qualified nutritionists recognised by Public Health England and the NHS.

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