Hi! My name is Itziar Morate.
I am a Registered Nutritional Therapist, with a special interest in Cancer Prevention and Breast Cancer Nutrition. I am a specialist nutritional therapy practitioner, I work with individuals who are looking for ways to minimise their risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, and those who have been through Breast Cancer Treatment and are looking for ways to regain their health.
Nutrition and its link to health has been a life-long interest of mine. I strongly believe that prevention, through optimal nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, is the best medicine of all.
Nutritional therapy is the application of nutritional science to improve health and well-being. This involves identifying imbalances in the body and what problems or symptoms they are causing. Nutritional therapy is not a replacement for medical care but, more accurately, a complementary medicine, tailored towards the needs of the individual. Unlike some forms of dietary advice, it is a highly regulated profession, anchored to evidence-based data and science.
Find out more about what a nutritional therapy practitioner can do for you in the video below.
Cancer has touched many members of my family, and these experiences with cancer have fuelled my passion for learning how nutritional therapy can help. I strongly believe nutritional therapy should be part of any cancer recovery program, alongside conventional treatments. Also, I believe “Prevention is the best Cure”. For this reason, in my practice, I offer DNA testing for a Preventive, Proactive and Personalised approach to health. DNA testing provides us with immensely valuable information which will remain relevant for life. We are born with certain genes and that can't be changed. However, our lifestyle and diet can influence their expression. These tests are a powerful tool to help prevent life-threatening diseases and to improve quality of life. They are easy to do in the comfort of your own home and are suitable for anybody looking to optimise their health, to those that are looking to decrease the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, and to those that, are already suffering from an illness or condition.
BANT is the professional body for nutritional therapists. Its primary function is to assist its members in attaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, and professional practice, to ensure that the client's interests are protected at all times. BANT imposes a strict Code of Ethics and Practice on all members.
CNHC's key function is to enhance public protection by setting high standards for anyone who registers with CNHC. The CNHC ‘quality mark' is recognised as the hallmark of quality for the sector. This means that the general public, as well as those who commission the services of complementary healthcare practitioners, will be able to choose with confidence, by looking for the CNHC quality mark.
DNA Life is a genetic testing laboratory that offers an innovative approach to personalised medicine. It is at the forefront of nutrigenomics, the study of the interaction of nutrition and genes, providing healthcare practitioners with an unparalleled depth of insight into your personal dietary needs.
Wellbeing Coaching aims to create an improvement in a person's mental physical and spiritual well-being. Wellbeing Coaching is a powerful tool to enable positive long-term behavioural changes. It is non-directive, non-judgemental and 100% supportive.
I offer consultations as a nutritional therapy practitioner, face-to-face in Oxford, online, or by phone for clients in the UK.
If you would like to find out more about DNA testing, Nutritional Therapy Advice, or ways to regain your health after breast cancer treatment, book a complimentary call with me by pressing the link below.