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20th July 2018 
The Practitioner #01

Anne-Marie Fletcher, BSc(Hons)Chem, PGCE, FdSc,Dip.ION, mBANT, CNCH registered practitioner

Anne-Marie is a full, acredited member of the British Association of Nutritional Therapists (BANT)and is registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)a government-funded body set up as a register for the Nutritional Therapy Profession. Together these two bodies aim to ensure the highest standards of practice and professional qualifications.

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Anne-Marie holds the 3-year diploma in nutritional therapy from the Institute of Optimum Nutrition (ION), Richmond, London. The Institute was founded by Patrick Holford (author of The Optimum Nutrition Bible) in 1984 with the support of Linus Pauling (Scientist and Winner of two Nobel Prizes). ION graduates have an excellent reputation for their professional clinical skills, in addition to their scientific training. Celebrity nutritionist Ian Marber, commonly known as 'The Food Doctor', is also a former graduate of ION. Anne-Marie is trained in the Functional Medicine approach to patient-centred healthcare.

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To visit the Functional Medicine website just click FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE

Anne-Marie has a postgraduate certificate in education from Manchester University. As an ex-primary school teacher, Anne-Marie has continued to use her teaching skills tutoring students at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition and giving talks and presentations on request to charities, businesses and schools.

Anne-Marie has an honours degree in Chemistry from the University of Stirling, Scotland and worked as a Manager for British Steel in her early career, before starting a family.

Anne-Marie has always had a passion for healthy eating and discovered at an early age the benefits of modifying diet to improve health symptoms.
Anne-Marie believes that life is a journey of self-discovery; learning how to keep ourselves healthy, at each lifestage, through good nutrition, an active lifestyle, positive work-life balance and healthy relationships is all part of that journey.