KATE SHILLAND

SPORTS NUTRITIONIST
kate@shillandnutrirtion.co.uk
 
 
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Education

Qualifications:

MSc (distinction) Sports Nutrition, London Metropolitan University, 2012-2014.

Nutrition Society Membership:  120573596

BSc Psychology & Sports Science, The University of Birmingham 1994-1998

 

Professional Info

Kate is a Sports Nutritionist and active member of The Nutrition Society, she says her key values are to treat every client as an individual and to support all advice with an evidence base.  There are so many fad diets around and people are constantly being bombarded with conflicting advice, ‘facts’ and bold claims about nutrition and health that are largely unsupported by scientific evidence.  By applying the most up to date scientific based evidence, Kate develops a personal nutritional plans tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.  There is no effective blanket approach to nutrition, therefore, she works with clients to develop no-nonsense, healthy and sustainable eating plans that suit their lifestyles whilst promoting optimal physical and mental wellbeing and reducing the risk of illness.  You will also be educated to make informed choices for your long-term health

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Nutrition for health & performance:

Sports nutrition - performance nutrition advice tailored to individual goals 

Nutrition for weight making sports & weight management 

Team Sports Nutrition advice 

Injury prevention / management 

Pre/post surgery nutrition

Youth sport - nutrition education & advice tailored to the unique needs of young athletes 

Dietary analysis 

Body composition measurements 

RMR testing 

2010 - present

2010 - present

Experience

 

In addition to her MSc and BSc, Kate is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and has a background in working with young offenders; skills and experience that have proved highly effective in helping to motivate clients to achieve their goals.

 

Although her specialism is in sports nutrition, Kate is trained and qualified in nutritional epidemiology and public health, with a particular focus on:

 

  • Cardio-protective diets

  • Nutritional support for cancer and breast cancer and cachexia

  • Obesity and weight management

  • Metabolic syndrome, in particular T2D and blood sugar management

  • Pre and post natal nutrition

  • Polycystic ovaries

  • Stress & Depression – with a focus on nutrients to support adrenal function and the immune system

  • Pre & post surgery nutritional advice

  • Childhood nutrition – I currently offer advice to parents and schools on optimal nutrition for health, self esteem, cognitive development, academic attainment, physical development and sport