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Karen Preece Smith


Karen Preece Smith has been individually chosen by Emma to work alongside her in her busy practice and Emma has the utmost confidence that Karen can continue to deliver the highest level and quality of care that you could expect to receive from Emma. Karen is qualified as a registered Nutritional Therapist (DipION) and is also functional medicine trained (she completed her AFMCP in 2021) and is a popular health journalist, regularly appearing in the media and on the peer review panel for BANT in clinical research, so you are in safe hands!

In Karen’s words….

I feel honoured to work in such an exciting and fast-changing field of study as Nutrition. I love helping people to reach their optimal health and ultimately live their fullest lives as a result. Science-based nutritional advice is one of the most important aspects in my work and practice. I specialise in Digestive Health, Skin Health, energy (CFS and PVF), histamine and food allergies and weight management.

A number of years ago I moved to Hawaii to re-train as a yoga teacher and was overwhelmed by the dietary changes I had to make to ensure my body could perform at a high physical level. On returning to the UK, I consulted a registered Nutritional Therapist to support me with my health, which ultimately ignited my desire to train to become one myself! It is my goal to now help you to be the healthiest version of yourself possible.


I present talks to school as part of their PSHE programme via The Nutrition Guru, talking about childhood healthy eating, obesity and positive teenage body image. I also write for the media on a range of health topics and have been published in Top Sante, the Huffington Post and Sheerluxe magazine alongside the industry journal, ION nutrition magazine and I have recorded podcasts as an expert guest for both ION and BANT.

View her Certificate for AFMCP 2021
Nutritional Therapy, Digestion, SIBO, CFS and PVF, Nutrigenomics, Weight loss, Children’s health and Sports nutrition.
Registered Nutritional Therapist, DipION, MA(Distinction), BA (Hons), mBANT, CNHC Registered, IFM member (undertaking AFMCP).
Having graduated from the world-renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition, I have an expert nutritionist in CFS and post-viral fatigue/ Long Covid for several years. I am a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist, a full member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and is also registered with the Complementary Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), the only register for Nutritional Therapy recognised by the Department of Health, and abide by their strict codes of ethics and practice. I also hold a Masters in the arts and a BA from The University of London. MA, BA (Hons), DipION, mBANT, CNHC Registered, IFM member (undertaking AFMCP this year).
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