Children’s health: Clinical pearls on working with children’s nutrition

Time: 12:00 pm

Catherine Jeans has been working with children’s nutrition for the past six years, specialising in family health, including babies, toddlers and teens.  Working with children presents various challenges as a nutritional practitioner – not only getting the child to jump on board with the changes, but as important, making sure the parents are able to motivate their child and make the time to help them prepare the right food.

In this webinar, Catherine will go through:

– Logistical challenges – managing parents and their expectations, at what point to include children in consultations and how to talk to children about weight loss, digestive health and sugar.
-The realities of changing a child’s diet – what can you realistically achieve and how to motivate children to change.
– Case studies from babies to teens – Catherine will go through various case studies from her practice, including allergies, food intolerances, Coeliac disease, weight management and sugar addicts.

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Catherine Jeans Dip ION mBANT CNHC The Family Nutrition Expert is a nutritional therapist based in Norfolk, specialising in family and female health. She has worked with many women and couples, leading them through fertility and pre-conceptual care, to pregnancy and beyond. She is director of The Orange Grove Clinic, a multi-disciplinary clinic, where she leads their fertility programme that combines different therapies alongside nutrition to support couples through their fertility journey. She also has a keen interest in digestive health, cancer, bariatric surgery and children’s health, providing practical workshops, nutritional support and menu audits for various institutions around the region, including foster care organisations, schools, cancer charities and The Spire Hospital. She is currently featured in The Telegraph on a weekly basis in the run up to the Olympics, as the Aldi Olympic nutritionist, and will be appearing in a new Channel 4 Documentary this summer, delivering DNA test results to the presenter and leading her through dietary changes to support her genetic code and gene expression. More information can be found at

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