Keen to know more.
Having worked as a health journalist for 10 years before studying Nutritional Therapy, I love research. Finding the evidence to support why people should make a change can be powerfully motivational. I also love sharing practical ways for people to boost their immune system or help keep their family well. I have previously given talks to the employees of Warner Media and Dropbox in London on subjects such as resilience and gut health.
Into Natural Remedies.
Whether it’s lavender and peppermint oil for prenatal headaches, a garlic-foot rub for a child’s chesty cough, or remedies for colic or chronic cystitis, I will always try the natural approach first and over the years have found many tried and true solutions that work.
Soothed by music.
When the afternoon is dragging, I find triple J helps move along a toddler tantrum and lifts my mood. Playing the piano (even though it’s usually the same 4 songs) is something I also find very therapeutic. I used to sing in a band, and when I pass Mojo’s on the way to my son’s swimming lessons I think witsfully of my youth.
Having lost my mother to cancer, a few weeks after becoming a mother myself, I understand that life is not always easy and that our best intentions can falter under too little sleep. But I am here to listen and build a plan that fits in with your lifestyle, and will help sustain you and your family’s energy long-term.
Always in the kitchen.
Getting children to eat vegetables can be a daily drag for many parents (along with lunchboxes!). I love helping mums find options that are easy and the kids will actually eat.
Laura Bond, Nutritional Therapist (Dip ION)
Laura is a qualified Nutritional Therapist who is passionate about pre and post-natal nutrition as well as children’s health. She loves sharing her knowledge with women who are pregnant or planning to have a baby. The latest research shows that empowering women to eat a wide variety of wholefoods during this period – and take the right supplements – can powerfully shape a child’s future health.
Laura also loves helping mum’s create meal plans or weaning programmes for fussy eaters as well as tailored diets for those dealing with chronic digestive issues or who are living with or beyond cancer.
‘Mum’s Not Having Chemo,’ Laura’s first book, involved interviewing 60 world leading health experts and has been published in several different languages.
Functional medical testing is one of the main tools Laura uses to help uncover the root cause of a client’s issue - including for teenagers and children. Some of these tests include the DUTCH hormone test, GI MAP stool test as well as tests for allergies and mould.
Laura was a health journalist in London for 10 years, prior to her Nutritional Therapy training. This gave her the opportunity to interview countless holistic and integrative therapists worldwide, providing an invaluable base of knowledge to share with her clients.
Nutritional Therapy Diploma with the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London (4-year degree)
The British Association of Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT)