Rick’s nutrition career started at the prestigious University of St Andrews. Following this he completed a Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Nutrition from Loughborough University before starting his clinical training as a Dietitian at Leeds Beckett University.
A lifetime dedicated to nutrition
After starting martial arts from a young age, Rick always knew the importance of good nutrition had on his performance and recovery in Karate and it gave him the edge with his training at a time.
He carried this “eat well, perform well” mantra through his studies and into his clinical work. Rick is also the Nutrition Manager for the The a2 Milk Company™ a natural cows’ milk free from the inflammatory A1 protein found in regular cows’ milk that can trigger symptoms of milk intolerance.
A Specialist in Functional Dietetics for everyone.
As a Dietitian, Rick has experience in both the National Health Service and private clinical practice across a range of health conditions with both adults and children.
His approach to dietetic treatment embraces integrative and functional medicine:
“Let’s treat the root cause of the condition and not just the symptoms”
Rick works with a number of supporting doctors, allied healthcare professionals and clinicians at Harley Street and the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health to ensure your complete clinical needs are covered.
What can Rick help you with?
Food Allergy and Intolerance (e.g. cows’ milk protein allergy and intolerance, gluten intolerance)
Cancer nutrition support and recovery from chemotherapy treatment
Digestive Problems (e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Lactose intolerance, bloating, Coeliac Disease, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)
Weight and body fat loss, body sculpting, recovery from weight loss (bariatric) surgery
Diabetes, impaired glucose (blood sugar) tolerance and metabolic syndrome
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and nutrition for fertility
Children’s Nutrition, Pre and Post-Pregnancy
Rick accepts all major insurance providers:
Functional Sports Nutrition
Rick’s founding belief is:
“Performance starts from the inside out. By developing a healthy athlete, you deliver the highest performing athlete.”
As a consultant sports dietitian he can help you reach your very best in exercise and daily activity through good nutrition.
He is able to provide sport nutrition services to a range of elite and amateur sports people for a range of sport disciplines.
He is sought after at both the Olympic and amateur level having supported many teams over the years, including the 2012 London Olympic Games.
How can specialist sports nutrition help you?
Address underlying clinical concerns that could be affecting recovery.
Provide pre, during and post-operative nutrition support (e.g. orthopaedic trauma)
Increase your muscle mass and reduce body fat
Develop a bespoke sports nutrition plan to enhance your training
Use the correct sports and dietary supplementation to boost performance
A Vibrant Speaker
As a lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics at various higher education institutions and media spokesperson to the British Dietetic Association, Rick is a passionate speaker trusted by national media as a source of sound nutrition information.
Rick is as comfortable translating the science of nutrition to everyone from doctors and future nutrition professionals, to those with no knowledge of nutrition at all.
He is available for private nutrition education sessions or guest lecturing on various topics related to nutrition.