Clinical and Sports Nutritionist
Stephanie is a clinical and sports nutritionist in Dubai providing nutrition counseling and education for 25 years. After working in the Middle East for a decade, she joined Emirates Integra in Dubai Healthcare City to collaborate with a great team of passionate advocates of health and wellbeing.
Aware that food can be a complex issue, Stephanie is focused on dealing with metabolic individuality that informs her functional nutrition protocols and coaching. She helps people improve their relationship with food, determine nutritional deficiencies, and applies evidence-based strategies in her care, When clients have multiple health issues, Stephanie identifies the root cause and incorporates specific dietary and activity adjustments to achieve the right results. She treats autism spectrum disorder and neurotransmitter-related depression and anxiety issues; metabolic disease and weight management; gastro-intestinal issues, food intolerance, small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and allergies, genetic nutritional imbalance like MTHFR; auto-immune nutrition treatments and rebalancing the biochemical function; anti-inflammatory diets and detoxification, anti-aging and hormonal imbalance. Stephanie often lectures on nutritional and wellness topics to corporations, community organisations, and various athletic bodies including the New Zealand Institute of Sports. She is the founder of the nutritional website (www.purenutritiondubai.com) and contributes to several local publications on matters of diet and nutrition in Dubai and the broader UAE communities.
A strong sports and gym enthusiast, Stephanie is an avid cyclist and golfer. She is a personal nutritionist to the Australasian women’s ski champion and will be travelling with the team to South Korea for the Winter Olympics 2018. She believes that diet and lifestyle shifts can be vital in mitigating and even reversing an array of chronic health conditions and encourages clients to be proactive in pursuing a healthy lifestyle.
Department of Nutrition, Otago University, New Zealand
Christchurch College of Education, New Zealand
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