Amanda Gaukroger –Student Dietitian
Amanda is an ambitious student Dietitian about to embark on her 4th and final year of study at the University of Newcastle. She has a passion for food and nutrition and wants to devote her future career as a Dietitian to help others improve their quality of life.
Amanda has a strong interest in food allergies/intolerances and gut disorders such as IBS. She is particularly interested in the low FODMAP diet for IBS management, and is inspired by the positive impact this can have on improving the wellbeing of IBS sufferers. Amanda’s other key areas of interest include food addiction and mental health.
Whilst Amanda is in the early stages of her career, she is very dedicated to her work and aspires to become the most influential and inspiring Dietitian she can be.
Rachael Matthews – Accredited Associate Nutritionist
Rachael developed a keen interest for fitness and nutrition from an early age and went on to pursue her passion in the field, gaining her MSc in Clinical Nutrition from King’s College, London following the completion her undergraduate in Biomedical Science.
Rachael has over 4 years’ experience working in the food industry as a Food Developer for a global food chain and a major retailer where her role is to develop and nutritionally optimise the products on our supermarket shelves-allowing informed, healthy choices.
During this time Rachael became aware of the increasing demand for more products and diets which catered to those suffering from IBS and other food intolerances and developed a great interest for this area. Alongside this, Rachael also has a keen interest in performance nutrition and nutrition in relation to mental health.