The Brain Health Programme –
What is the The Brain Health Programme?
The Brain Health Programme is a nutrition and lifestyle coaching programme to optimise brain health. You attend weekly meetings for 6 weeks covering the following topics that have all been shown in research as important for brain health:
– MIND What You Eat – nutrition for brain health
– Gut Health
– Stress Management
– Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
– Physical activity and
– Brain Training
Talks, activities and discussion at meetings show how to make and sustain lifelong food and lifestyle choices to improve brain health.
Coaching – of course we don’t just eat because we are hungry – being bored, upset and the sight of food can all cause us to eat, sometimes hijacking our good intentions and causing us to make poor food choices and overeat. The programme will start you on the journey towards understanding and changing your relationship with food with the goal of helping you make long-term, sustainable behaviour changes.
Why join the The Brain Health Programme?
If you are concerned about your risk of cognitive decline now or in the future. Perhaps because you have noticed brain fog, poor memory or concentration or maybe you have a family member diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
How can I book a place?
To book a place on the programme starting on Monday 3rd September, please email email@example.com. The cost of the programme is £180.00 per person although an Early Bird of £150.00 is available until 1st August. On receipt of your booking email, you will be sent a short Health Assessment Questionnaire to complete and return prior to the start of the programme – this is to tell me your goals, any specific health problems or symptoms you are experiencing, medication you are taking and to give me an indication of your current diet and food preferences. All information received will be treated in the strictest confidence and not shared during the meetings, unless you choose to do so.
The programme can be completed as
i) a ‘food only’ option or;
ii) ‘food plus supplements’. The supplements offered as part of this programme comprise a ‘basic protocol’;
In addition, if you would like an individual consultation alongside the workshops, this can
be arranged. You can find more information on individual consultations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can decide when you attend the first meeting which option you would like to follow. Supplements can be a very useful addition and help bridge the ‘nutrition gap’. However, food choice is always the most important factor for overall health.
Monday 3rd, Monday 10th, Monday 17th September then a week’s break.
Monday 1st October, 8th October and 15th October.
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Station House Community Centre, Marlesford Road, Campsea Ashe, Suffolk IP13 0QG
Since qualifying in 1999 with a credit from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, Fiona has seen several thousand clients with a multitude of different conditions. Fiona feels as passionate about nutrition today as she did when she qualified (if not more so) and loves that fact that this is a therapy that empowers people to help themselves to keep well.
Fiona regularly attends independent post-graduate courses recommended by the British Association of Nutritional Therapists and also independently carries out research for courses she is running independently.
Since qualifying Fiona has been a Member of the Academic Board for the UK College of Nutrition, lectured at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and prepared and lectured on the Dietary Advisors Course for Morley College. She has also broadcast on BBC Radio Suffolk and SGR as well has having been featured in several local papers.
In April 2014 Fiona also became a BANT accredited supervisor running supervision groups for Nutritional Therapists where they can reflect on their skills, explore dilemmas, problem solve and find a new perspective to moving forwards with the everyday challenges faced by nutritional therapists. This a very enjoyable addition to Fiona’s work.
In April 2016 Fiona completed Ben Lynch’s Methylation and Clinical Nutrigenomics course which has been stretching and fulfilling. Fiona got inspired by genetic testing after listening to a short lecture by Ben Lynch at a CAM conference where he explained that genetic differences could affect metabolic processes and thus lead to different requirements in nutrients.
Fiona has also run independent courses in Framlingham and Ipswich for people who would like to have a broader understanding of nutrition and how to apply it to themselves.
Fiona believes in a sensible approach to eating, trying as far as possible to incorporate current demanding lifestyles into dietary and long term lifestyle changes which she feels are best progressed gradually which generally means that changes are more likely to be positive
To book a place on the next programme please phone me on 01728 720736 or email me:- email@example.com
- I just thought I’d thank you for running such a great course! Although it was always a rush to get there I really miss it and got a lot out of it!CA, Framlingham
So thanks very much for all the advice from the course and from Graham’s consultation with you. I’ve lost about half a stone and several inches from the waist. We continue to walk – we did almost seven miles last Wednesday, seven miles (before lunch) yesterday and four miles today.
I had lost some weight before starting the course with Fiona, however since attending the course I have lose more weight – just over a stone in total and my cholesterol has dropped from 6.8 to 4.6!
For the last six weeks you have transformed the way I feel about food. Thank you, not just for me but my family who are all much healthier as a result.
The Doctor was really pleased with his weight loss and new attitude toward food, life and diabetes. All thanks and gratitude to you. I have been on Fiona’s course 3 times and every time it’s different and I learn something new.
LP Charsfield, partner
Thanks for putting on such a wonderful course. I truly enjoyed it and have taken such a lot on board.
Thank you so much for a thoroughly enjoyable course. I learn’t lots as well as building upon my existing understanding of nutrition. It was such a lovely group – you never know I may well turn into a frequenter like Lyn! It’s a bit addictive.?
I have thoroughly enjoyed Fiona’s nutrition courses. I repeated the course because there was a lot to learn. I was empowered with knowledge, and enjoyed the fact that she also offered healthy food for us to try, and decide if it was to our taste. It exceeded expectations, and in this way we also learned how to prepare delicious healthy food. For me it translated into a realistic way to maintain my weight. I understood that exercise has to go hand on hand with healthy eating to maintain a healthy weight. Like many people, I thought I already knew what healthy eating was, but the course made me realize that I had a lot to learn.