Exercise and Nutrition To Improve Health and Wellbeing
I have had a passion for sport from an early age. This drove me to learn how exercise and nutrition to improve health and wellbeing help the body perform to the peak of its ability.
I first studied for a BSc in Sports, Health, Exercise and Nutrition. After that I followed it with a Masters (MSc) in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.
Subsequently I qualified as a Nutritional Therapist, Personal Trainer and as a Sports Massage Therapist.
Constantly updating my exercise and nutrition knowledge with continuous professional development courses, including GP referral. I have qualified to work with people with osteoporosis, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma, arthritis – and the elderly.
I am also qualified as a Phase 4 instructor with the British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, which enables me to give fitness training to heart patients.
I have become a consultant for BetterYou, the nutritional products website.
My overall knowledge and skill-set have helped many people adopt a better, healthier lifestyle through exercise and nutrition to improve health and wellbeing.
Nutrition is the key factor in improving your health and wellbeing. Eating a nutritionally balanced diet will make you feel more energised while you’re losing or maintaining weight – without feeling deprived of food.
My qualifications and membership include:
- MSc Exercise and Nutrition Sciences –University of Liverpool
- BSc Sports, Health, Exercise and Nutrition – University of Leeds
- Diploma in Nutritional Therapy
- Diploma in Personal Training (REPS Level 4)
- Phase IV instructor with the British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation
- GP Referral Certificate
- Member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
- RYA Senior Sailing Instructor
- Senior Associate of the Royal Society of Medicine
- Member of the British Association of Nutritional Therapists (BANT)
Whatever your reason for consulting me, you can be sure of caring, dedicated treatment to the highest professional standards.
"Emily Whitehead MSc, BSc, DipNT, DipPT: Nutritional Therapist and Personal Trainer"
EMILY AND THE MEDIA
I am a regular contributor to the nutrition and exercise media and have been quoted in the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Irish Independent, Gulf News, North West Evening News, News & Star (Carlisle) and Derby Telegraph.
I have written articles or have been quoted in magazines like OK, Outdoor Fitness, Top Sante, Women’s Running, Morrisons, Expert Beauty, Your Fitness Magazine, Cleo (Australia), Bella, Women’s Own, Health Food Business, Natural Lifestyle, Nottingham Post Weekend, Irish RUDE Health. I am a regular contributor to various health, fitness and wellbeing websites including, Netdoctor, MSN Health and Fitness, Nutrition I-Mag, Your Healthy Living magazine, Your wellness magazine, Latest in Beauty, Cumberland News, Holland & Barratt (Facebook Q&A).
I have also featured in a series of Plymouth’s Evening Herald, as well as being interviewed on BBC Radio Devon and Cross Rhythms Plymouth.
If you'd like to find out how I can contribute or are interested in my exercise and nutrition to improve health and wellbeing programs then please get in touch.