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Clara Steele, Dietitian

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Qualification & Education

Clara completed a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Kings College London, graduating in 2013. She recently graduated with a Master of Science degree in Gastroenterology, with Distinction, from Queen Mary, University of London. Clara is an Irish and UK registered dietitian and a member of The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Association (INDI) and The British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG).

Experience

Since graduating Clara has gained a wealth of experience working in both the private and public healthcare sector in the UK. She spent two years completing her initial post-graduate training in the hospital and community setting in Northwest London where she managed a wide range of conditions such as; diabetes, heart disease, malnutrition and provided nutritional support in stroke rehabilitation and neurological conditions amongst others. Following this, Clara advanced her career in Gastroenterology. She has since worked in two specialist tertiary centres for the management of patients with gastrointestinal disease in London and Manchester.

Clara maintains continued professional development through active involvement in regular clinical audit as well as ongoing training and education. During her master’s degree Clara completed research assessing the relationship between weight loss and survival in patients with cancer of the oesophagus and stomach. 

Clara has extensive post-graduate experience in the area of gastroenterology and is trained in the delivery of the Low FODMAP diet for management of functional bowel disorders. Clara has expertise in managing nutritional issues related to food intolerances, cancer, malnutrition, diabetes, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, overweight, obesity, liver disease, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and coeliac disease, amongst others.

Clara has a keen interest in health promotion, education and the use of nutrition in the management and prevention of disease.  She enjoys educating and motivating individuals to achieve their goals and believes that balance, consistency and hard work are integral to long term success. Clara enjoys cooking and spinning and likes to travel in her spare time. 

Specialties

  • Weight Loss
  • IBS
  • Low FODMAP diet
  • Food intolerances
  • Coeliac disease

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