I have been passionate about nutrition for as long as I can remember.

Back in school, my friends always knew they could come and raid my lunchbox if they felt hungry. (It was permanently packed full of snacks: nuts, yoghurts, apples, you name it.)

So it was hardly a surprise when, later on, I decided to study clinical nutrition at a medical school in Finland. During that time, I worked as a nutritional therapist in New York, studied energy metabolism in the Netherlands, and completed a theses on how genes affect our propensity for obesity.

After earning my PhD in Pharmacology (alongside a fabulous crew of rats and postmenopausal women), I worked for large corporations such as Roche and Bayer developing functional foods and supplements, before working at Vifor Pharma in medical communications.

But after several years working long hours for other people, I decided to get back to my first love: nutrition. I took a refresher course at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York. And today, I help time-starved women (and men) who need support to figure out how to integrate healthy eating into their lives in a way that’s simple, fast, and effective.”



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