Hi! I’m Emily, virtual dietitian and founder of Foodcue
Food has always been so much more than nutrients to me. We need to eat, every day. But food isn’t just fuel, it’s often a part of so many memories and happy moments.
From the nostalgic joy of biting into a juicy first-of-the-summer golden peach to laughing around the kitchen table with friends, mothers, brothers and sisters.
Your relationship with food says so much – it describes your relationship with yourself, your life, the most important relationship of all!
What we all really need is food freedom. Freedom from uncomfortable or painful gut symptoms. Freedom from that guilty food backlash.
Freedom to live the life you want.
Gentle nutrition and gut health
I've long been fascinated by gut health and the power of your gut microbiome - the collection of bacteria, yeast and fungi that live in your lower intestine. In my past life, I was a private chef for five years. My love for all things gut has spanned from hands-on fermenting and chopping up fresh zingy fibre-rich salads to where I am now - writing scientific research on the gut microbiome as part of my PhD at Kings College London.
Part of gentle nutrition means 'adding in' rather than 'taking away'. It's a flexible and joyful way of eating that allows for all foods while improving your health. Looking after our gut health has so many benefits to your general well-being and even your mood. It's the new cutting edge of nutrition research and I'm thrilled to be a part of it.
Having a poor relationship with food has become so normalised.
I mean how dare we enjoy what we eat, and eat to full satisfaction?I’ve rebuilt my relationship with food through Intuitive Eating - an evidence-based approach that reconnects you with your inner body cues.
I focus on whole-body health where emotional and mental wellbeing are equally as important as physical health.
Food and your relationship with food plays a part in your mood and happiness. In fact, there's huge communication between your gut and your brain - helping one can help the other. Having funky gut symptoms can truly get you down!
Letting go of those ‘food rules’ has given me room for more headspace to focus on the things that give me joy. And I hope it can for you too.
Dietitian MSc | Nutritionist BSc (Hons) | Health Writer & Founder
Qualifications(To Be) PhD from King’s College London (Current 2019-2022)
Master of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Nutrition
Wellcoaches School of Health Coaching
Matthew Kenney Culinary Academy Level 1 and 2
Marci Evans Eating Disorder Training
Marci Evans Body Image Training
Marci Evans Digestive Disorders Training
Low FODMAP Certified Training from Monash University
I work with you as a nutrition coach, guiding, supporting and empowering you to reach your health goals.
Are we a match?
I’m the right person for you if you’re looking for:
Support from a nutrition expert with university qualifications heavily rooted in evidence-based science
Simple, achievable down-to earth strategies to get your health on track using a holistic mind-body-soul and non-diet approach
Help with gut health issues including IBS, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, diarrhoea and constipation
Enjoying food without feeling guilty or out of control
Work towards a healthier and happier you through a 100% virtual service - saving you precious time and effort
A personal food and body cheerleader and friendly support
I’m not for you if you’re looking for:
A bunch of supplements that you don’t need
Expensive tests that haven’t been validated but will tell you there is something wrong with you (spoiler alert: 100% BS)
A quick slap-dash fix
The food police
Calorie counting – It’s not my jam
You're not ready to step away from seeking weight-loss (and that's totally ok)
Build the life you want
Make peace with
Take charge of emotional eating
food and your body
Stop worrying about what you should eat
Build body confidence
Learn to eat intuitively
Get assistance with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac Disease, Diarrhoea and Constipation through BS-free evidence-based nutrition
Say buh-bye to rigid food rules
joy of eating
Walk away from food stress, guilt and anxiety
Build health through gentle nutrition
Live your life to the full