The flyer’s lifestyle and a turbulent routine can take its toll; irregular sleep patterns, “on the go” diets and the physical effects of flying are just the beginning. Many clients come to us feeling exhausted, rundown and in discomfort, with negative consequences on their professional and personal lives.


Through thorough analysis and consultation we get to the root of the problem and create a tailored strategy to help restore your good health and vitality.

 

Do you need our help?

  • How well do you eat?

  • Are you confused by how YOU should be eating?

  • Do you feel your health status is what you want it to be?

  • Are you concerned by your family history or genetic predispositions?

  • Could blood sugar control be an issue because of too many simple carbohydrates?

  • Do you get enough sleep? Do you struggle to achieve quality sleep?

  • Do your work efforts to maintain your lifestyle create stress?

Our Services

  • London Harley Street based clinic or worldwide conference call consultations

  • Functional Medicine and tests, world class full health screens including comprehensive blood, genetic and nutritional status - understand your individuality.

  • Ongoing support to fit your busy schedule

Nutritional Therapy can support:

  • Improving digestive health, including chronic digestive disorders

  • Managing allergies and food intolerances

  • Mental health issues - low mood, depression and anxiety

  • Diabetes and blood sugar management

  • Weight management, weight loss and obesity

  • Stress management

  • Arthritis

  • Disordered eating

  • Female and Mens health

  • Fertility concerns

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Heart health

  • ME/Chronic fatigue

DNAviation
We offer DNAviation™, a unique DNA testing service that allows you to understand your natural tolerances and nutritional needs according to your genetic make-up.

 
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DNA Test

a simple swab test kit is provided for use at home, whilst travelling or in clinic, which provides a saliva sample

Report

a report is generated based on 45 genetic markers surrounding nutrition,which include the client’s tolerance to lactose, gluten, salt, caffeine, their ability to detoxify, and areas of deficiency including Omega 3s, and B and D vitamins

 

Consultation

a consultation in person at the Harley Street Clinic or online via conference call is provided by a member of The Aviation Nutritionist team to discuss the results, and a tailored diet plan to fulfill the client’s specific needs based on this

 
 

Nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and epigenetics are emerging sciences that are going to have a huge impact on the way we manage our health. The results of the DNAviation™ test are designed to provide an insight into your specific needs, which will never change, but can be addressed to a great extent through nutritional choices. DNAviation™ offers a chance to invest in personal knowledge about your body that can inform your decisions on how to fuel your body effectively, and provide a significant improvement in your quality of life and long term health and wellbeing.

 

This genetic test allows you to receive the test via post prior to your initial consultation with one of our therapists.


Extra individual SNP’s can be arranged depending on the individual's requirements and the genetic analysis profile taken.

Cost of the DNA tests are therefore on an individual basis.
Starting at  
£285 —
£865  (not including interpretation and consultation fees)

 

Sample of a Nutrigenomix DNA Performance Sports Report


Clinic Prices

Personalised Nutrition:

Sarah Anderson

Director of Nutritional Therapy

Initial appointments: (1hr)  £205

Follow up appointments: (45 min) £165

 


Corporate workshops and nutrition seminars are available on request at a pre arranged fee.

Payment: You will be invoiced at the time of booking your appointments and payment is made via IBAN/Bank Transfer before your consultation. Cancellation policy is strictly 48hrs or the full consultation cost will be charged.

Consultation Process

Before your first appointment you will be emailed a detailed health, nutrition and lifestyle questionnaire.

The initial consultation, which typically lasts 60 minutes, a detailed picture of your life story will be taken. This will include your health and family history, current health concerns, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, as well as stress levels, psychological and emotional factors and dietary, exercise and lifestyle habits.

When it is appropriate, functional tests may be recommended. The results of these tests facilitate the development of a targeted and individualised nutritional programme and are invaluable tools for monitoring progress through the programme.

You may be asked to have a blood test prior to the consultation which can be arranged at one of our designated phlebotomy locations. Test kits can also be sent via post to ensure you can fit the testing into your busy schedules worldwide.

All our therapists are qualified and registered with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). By choosing nutritional therapist backed by the CNHC, you can be confident that they are properly trained, qualified and insured.


London Phlebotomy Addresses:

The Doctor Laboratory
76 Wimpole Street, W1G 9RT
Tel: 0207 307 7383

Medical Express Clinic
117A Harley Street, London W1G 6AT
Tel: 020 7499 1991

The Groves Medical Centre
171 Clarence Avenue, New Malden, Surrey KT3 3TX
Tel:  0208 336 6550

London Clinic
5 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6HL
Tel: 020 77034 6330

Independent Nursing Services
10a Upper Wimpole Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 6LD
Tel: 020 7580 9442

 

The principles of Functional Medicine are anchored by an unraveling of the core imbalances that underlie, or cause ill health. Rather than simply offering a treatment for the symptoms of a problem, it looks at the root causes that might come from the client’s environment, nutrition, genetic attributes, and even psychological state.

 

Functional Tests in Clinic

This clinical approach uses the client’s personal story as a key tool for integrating signs and symptoms, and ultimately diagnosis. Evidence of clinical imbalances are integrated into a comprehensive approach to improve both the client’s environmental inputs and their physiological function.

 
 

functional test examples

TOTAL NUTRITION EVALUATION

NutrEval® provides a framework of core nutrients in 5 key areas: Antioxidants, B Vitamins, Digestive Support, Essential Fatty Acids, and Minerals.

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STRESS CORTISOL TEST

The Adrenal Stress Profile is a powerful and precise noninvasive salivary assay that evaluates bioactive levels of the body’s important stress hormones, cortisol and DHEA. This profile serves as a critical tool for uncovering biochemical imbalances underlying anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, obesity, dysglycemia, and a host of other clinical conditions

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OPTIMUM NUTRITION EVALUATION

ONE FMV™ nutritional test helps to give an understanding of individual diet and supplementation needs, and offers a personalized functional nutrition assessment covering Antioxidants, B Vitamins, Digestive Support, and Minerals.

Nutritional deficiencies can be a factor of many complex chronic conditions, and ONE FMV™ utilises an easy first-morning urine collection (called a first morning void) to provide nutritional recommendations based on a patient’s individual nutritional test results. Clinicians commonly use such nutritional testing to determine the nutritional deficiencies that are at the root of chronic conditions.

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References from dna Nutrigenomix's report

 

Vitamin A: BCMO1 Elevated. Focus on consuming pre-formed sources of vitamin A.

·       Lietz G et al. Single nucleotide polymorphisms upstream from the β-carotene 15,15'-monoxygenase gene influence provitamin A conversion efficiency in female volunteers. Journal of Nutrition. 2012;142:161S-5S.

Vitamin B12: FUT2 Elevated. Focus on consuming bioavailable sources of vitamin B12.

·       Hazra A et al. Common variants of FUT2 are associated with plasma vitamin B12 levels. Nature Genetics. 2008 Oct;40(10):1160-2.

·   Tanwar VS et al. Common variant in FUT2 gene is associated with levels of vitamin B(12) in Indian population. Genetics. 2013;515:224-8.

Vitamin C: GSTT1 Elevated. Meet the RDA for vitamin C daily.

·       Cahill LE et al. Functional genetic variants of glutathione S-transferase protect against serum ascorbic acid deficiency. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2009;90:1411-1417.

Vitamin D: GC and CYP2R1 Elevated. Consume 1000 IU (25 mcg) vitamin D daily.

·   Slater NA et al. Genetic Variation in CYP2R1 and GC Genes Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency Status. J Pharmacy Practice. 2015:1-6.

·   Wang TJ et al. Common genetic determinants of vitamin D insufficiency: a genome-wide association study. Lancet. 2010;376:180-88. 

Low iron status: TMPRSS6, TFR2, TF Elevated. Meet the RDA for iron and consume sources of vitamin C with iron-rich foods.

·       Benyamin B et al. Variants in TF and HFE explain approximately 40% of genetic variation in serum-transferrin levels. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2009a;84:60–65.

·       Benyamin B et al. Common variants in TMPRSS6 are associated with iron status and erythrocyte volume. Nature Genetics. 2009b;41:1173–1175.

·       Ganesh SK et al. Multiple loci influence erythrocyte phenotypes in the CHARGE Consortium. Nat Genet. 2009 Nov;41(11):1191-8. doi: 10.1038/ng.466.

·   Pichler I et al. Identification of a common variant in the TFR2 gene implicated in the physiological regulation of serum iron levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Mar 15;20(6):1232-40. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddq552. Calcium: GC Elevated. Consume 1200 mg of calcium daily.

·       Fang Y et al. Vitamin D binding protein genotype and osteoporosis. Calcif Tissue Int. 2009;85:85-93.

Caffeine: CYP1A2 Elevated. Limit caffeine intake to 200 mg/day.

·       Cornelis et al. Coffee, CYP1A2 genotype, and risk of myocardial infarction. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2006;295:1135-41.

·       Palatini et al. Association of coffee consumption and CYP1A2 polymorphism with risk of impaired fasting glucose in hypertensive patients. Eur J Epidemiol. 2015;30(3):209-17.

·       Palatini et al. CYP1A2 genotype modifies the association between coffee intake and the risk of hypertension. J Hypertens. 2009;27(8):1594-601.Energy balance: UCP1 Diminished. Aim for an energy deficit of 650 calories/day from your calculated energy needs for weight loss.

·       Nagai N et al. UCP1 genetic polymorphism (-3826A/G) diminishes resting energy expenditure and thermoregulatory sympathetic nervous system activity in young females. Int J Obesity. 2011;35:1050-5.

Saturated and unsaturated fat: FTO Enhanced. Limit intake of saturated fat to no more than 10% of energy. Consume at least 5% of energy from polyunsaturated fat.

·   Phillips CM, Kesse-Guyot E, McManus R, Hercberg S, Lairon D, Planells R, Roche HM. High dietary saturated fat intake accentuates obesity risk associated with the fat mass and obesity-associated gene in adults. J Nutr. 2012 May;142(5):824-31. doi: 10.3945/jn.111.153460.

·       Rodrigues et al. A single FTO gene variant rs9939609 is associated with body weight evolution in a multiethnic extremely obese population that underwent bariatric surgery. Nutrition. 2015;31:1344-50.

Lactose: MCM6 Elevated. Limit dairy intake.

·       Al-Abri et al. Distribution of the lactase persistence-associated variant alleles -13910*T and -13915*G among the people of Oman and Yeman. Hum Biol. 2012;84(3):271-286.

·       Canadian Digestive Health Foundation. (c2016). Lactose intolerance. Available from: http://www.cdhf.ca/en/disorders/details/id/13

·       Dzialanski et al. Lactase persistence versus lactose intolerance: Is there an intermediate phenotype? Clinical Biochemistry. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2015.11.001.

·       Enattah et al. Identification of a variant associated with adult-type hypolactasia. Nature Genetics. 2002;30:233-7.

·       Enattah et al. Independent introduction of two lactase-persistence alleles into human populations reflects different history of adaptation to milk culture. Am J Hum Gen. 2008;82:57-72.

·       Hassan et al. Genetic diversity of lactase persistence in East African populations. BMC Res Notes. 2016;9:8.

·       Hill et al. Brief communication: effect of nomadic subsistence practices on lactase persistence associated genetic variation in Kuwait. Am J Physical Anthro. 2013;152:140-144.

·       Imtiaz et al. The T/G-13915 variant upstream of the lactase gene (LCT) is the founder allele of lactase persistence in an urban Saudi population. J Med Genet. 2007;44:e89.

·       Itan et al. A worldwide correlation of lactase persistence phenotype and genotypes. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2010;10:36.

·       Koek et al. The T-13910C polymorphism in the lactase phlorizin hydrolase gene is associated with differences in serum calcium levels and calcium intake. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2010;25:1980-7.

·       Morales et al. The European lactase persistence genotype determines the lactase persistence state and correlates with gastrointestinal symptoms in the Hispanic and Amerindian Chilean population: a case-control and population-based study. BMJ. 2011;1:e000125.

·       Raz et al. Frequency of LCT-13910C/T and LCT-22018G/A single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with adult-type hypolactasia/lactase persistence among Israelis of different ethnic groups. Gene. 2013;519:67-70.

Fat taste perception: CD36 Enhanced. You have an enhanced ability to sense the fatty taste of foods.

·   Melis et al. Associations between orosensory perception of oleic acid, the common single nucleotide polymorphisms (rs1761667 and rs157483) in the CD36 gene, and 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) tasting. Nutrients. 2015;7:2068-2084.

·   Lopez et al. Genetic variant in the CD36 gene (rs1761667) is associated with higher fat intake and high serum cholesterol among the population of West Mexico. J Nutr Food Sci. 2015;5:353.

Eating between meals: MC4R Elevated. You are more likely to eat between meals.

·       Stutzmann F et al. Common genetic variation near MC4R is associated with eating behaviour patterns in European populations. Int J Obes. 2009;33:373-378.

Pain: COMT Enhanced. You have a heightened pain tolerance.

·       Tammimäki A, Männistö PT. Catechol-O-methyltransferase gene polymorphism and chronic human pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2012;22(9):673-91.

·       Zubieta et al. COMT val[sup158]met genotype affects μ-Opioid Neurotransmitter Responses to a Pain Stressor. Science. 2003;299:1240-3.