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Meredy Birdi

The Cancer Dietitian: About Meredy Birdi

I’m Meredy. I have been a cancer dietitian for nearly 25 years. You can read more about my experience below. But I don’t want to talk about me just yet. I want to talk about you. When you are diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment, or in recovery, you may feel like control of your life has been taken away. You may feel confused, scared, anxious, low, angry or just plain exhausted.

 

Taking back control and doing something positive helps alleviate many of these feelings. And that is where I come in. I help you take control of your diet to make you feel better, both physically and emotionally. There is a huge amount of conflicting dietary information out there and it can be hard to know what to believe or what is relevant to your particular situation.

 

As an expert in cancer nutrition, I work one-to-one with you to investigate your specific dietary needs and show you how to put the latest dietary advice into practice in a way that works in your life. This is not just about giving you information though. I am here to listen to you, support you and encourage you as you take back control.

I''m here to listen, support and encourage you,

as you take back control.

Qualifications, Memberships & Affiliations

Dietitian and Registered Nutritional Therapist

BSc (Hons) Dietetics, Dip NT, mBDA, mBANT, HCPC & CNHC registered

CNHC
Oncology Specialist Group
BANT Member
BDA UK
HPC

The benefits of working with me

I am a private dietitian and nutritionist with nearly 25 years of experience specialising in cancer support. Over the years, I have been privileged to work in a number of university teaching hospitals in the NHS as well as private practices.  I am also proud to have served as a Macmillan dietitian during my career.

I am one of the few cancer nutritionists in the UK with dual qualifications as a cancer dietitian and a nutritional therapist. This means I combine medical insight with a holistic point of view.

I will give cancer and diet advice that is specific to you, not generalisations.

 

I will give you the time you need to feel safe and reassured, not rushed in and out.

 

I can advise you about nutritional supplements should you need them.​

 

No need to travel to me when you’re tired or not feeling great - we can meet online or talk over the phone. 

 

I am HCPC registered and CNHC registered.

I’m in this with you. This is your life. Let’s make sure you can live it to the full.

My Consultations

Each consultation and programme are bespoke and tailored to your unique needs, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment, recovering, or in the clear. Click on the options below to find out more about how I can support you.

Assess & De Stress Programme

NUTRITION

CONSULTATION 

Nurture Programme

NURTURE

PROGRAMMES

The benefits of
nutrition coaching for cancer

Greater clarity, less confusion, more control   

Faster recovery, return to normal life sooner  

Maintain muscle mass, strength  and resilience

A supported immune system   

Less fatigue and improved mood  

Faster healing of surgical wounds  

Benefits of Nutrition During Cancer
Supporting your immune system

Support to help you live life
to the full

Fewer digestive problems like constipation or loose bowels  

Better management of treatment side effects  

More interesting, less monotonous meals  

Feel more able to face any challenges that come your way  

Confidence that you are doing all you can  

Holistic support to help you live life to the full  

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