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What you eat, drink and are exposed to each day can have a profound effect on your health

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Registered Nutritional Therapist

So many people think they eat a healthy diet, yet suffer a whole range of health issues. Some so-called 'healthy' foods can actually be at the root of your problem, because we have been led to believe they are unconditionally 'good' for us, yet we are not all the same. The food we eat today is often less nutritious than in previous generations, with residues of pesticides and processing additives, whilst vital trace elements are missing.

Digestion is a key factor in health and symptoms such as bloating, wind, IBS, acid reflux, food allergies, tiredness/chronic fatigue, weight-gain, autoimmune, skin disorders, anxiety, depression and other diseases can result unless corrected. Digestion is vitally important as what we absorb each day in our diet, will affect every cell in our body and affect the way we look and feel. Research has now shown the link between gut and brain health, linking many chronic health conditions both mental and physical to poor gut health/microbiome, (trillions of bacteria/microbes that live in the gut). Balancing the gut microbiome is essential, and can be achieved with simple life-style changes and dietary interactions. It is then possible to achieve vibrant energy levels, a healthy weight, balance hormones, and control autoimmune diseases. The correct bacteria in the gut is also important for inflammatory skin conditions as well as many other health issues.

I am an experienced and empathetic nutritional therapist and my specialist areas are digestion/gut/bowel health, IBS, candida, skin/chronic skin conditions, hormonal imbalances, allergies, chronic fatigue, overweight, respiratory diseases, autoimmune disease, unexplained infertility/recurrent miscarriages and pre-conceptual care for healthy babies. The removal of accumulated toxins, together with a balanced diet and repairing digestive issues, allows the immune system to properly function. This results in the improvement of health physically, mentally and emotionally.


You may be struggling with weight-loss, allergies or niggling skin rashes, eczema, acne, hives, rosacea, dermatitis, psoriasis, the menopause, tiredness, chronic rhinitis, sinus, hayfever, respiratory, headaches, hormonal issues, PCOS, hair loss, autoimmune disease, recurrent miscarriages/PMS & menstrual issues or other symptoms of illness that you find are impairing your life. Whatever it is, I can help you find and address the cause.

"I do not need my Acid Reflux tablets any more, and as an added bonus, I have lost 11 lbs in weight. Ann is very knowledgeable and supportive and I have already recommended her to friends. Thank you Ann."

"I have no more problems with diverticulitis and some days I'm full of energy!"

Two weeks after consultation - "The sneezing has now stopped and the hives, flatulence, energy levels and weight loss have all improved."

"The eczema and psoriasis have completely cleared up and I haven't had any headaches"

"I am pregnant!! Thank you for everything you have done for us so far, it has been life changing!"(trying to conceive for 2 1/2 years and now pregnant, 10 weeks after first consultation)

"I have not had one single headache - they have completely gone. I used to get them all the time, some for three days at a time. Also I have lost weight - 5kgs!"

"I have lost weight, and my bloating/IBS (which was getting worse), is now getting better and better and I have no more acid reflux."

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), is the most common disease diagnosed by gastroenterologists and two out of ten people in the UK are suffering with it. Symptoms can vary, but typically can present as bloating, wind, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhoea. Other symptoms can be nausea, anxiety and depression. Stress of course can further exacerbate, and quality of life can be affected to various degrees. Causes can be many, including dysbiosis, (altered gut bacteria), Sibo, (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), a high sugar, processed and low fibre diet, food intolerances, (I come across this often), medications including antibiotics, parasites, leaky gut, (gut permeability) and others. It is most important when dealing with gut issues to find out the source of the problem in order to correct and restore gut and bowel functionality.

Four days after consultation...."The eczema all over her body including her face is clearing up quickly, the nappy rash has gone together with the diarrhoea, which has now turned into normal stools."

"No headaches or migraines now - they have thoroughly gone. I was surprised!...And no insomnia!" - 4 weeks after consultation.



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As a Registered Nutritional Therapist for over 28 years I have helped my patients recover from debilitating health issues. In many cases a simple change of diet and minor adjustments can be all that is needed to make a significant difference to someone's health. I have a holistic and functional medicine approach addressing the root cause of health issues and focusing on the body as a whole, rather than on individual symptoms. Nutritional Medicine looks to correct metabolic imbalances that can occur, mineral imbalances and toxic overload using evidence based nutritional science.

I look at the interactions among genetic, environmental and life-style factors. These can influence our long-term health, autoimmune and complex chronic disease.

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Acid Reflux, Acne, Rosacea, Allergies, Anxiety/Panic attacks, Arthritis/joints, Asthma, Autoimmune Diseases, Candida, Chronic and unexplained health conditions, Chronic Fatigue, Digestion/Bowels/Constipation/Diarrhoea, Dermatitis, Perioral Dermatitis, Diverticulitis, Emotional, IBS, Eczema, Fatigue/Energy, Fertility/unexplained infertility/Babies and Children's health, Hair Loss, Hayfever, Headaches/migraines, Hives/Urticaria, Hormonal Issues, PCOS, Inflammation, Joints, Lupus, Menstrual Problems, Men's health, Nausea, Psoriasis, Pre-conceptual Care For Healthy Pregnancy And Babies, Recurrent Miscarriages, Respiratory, PMS, Rhinitis, Sinus, Skin Rashes and Skin Conditions, Toxic Overload and Weight-Gain.

The liver is the most vital organ in the body and has the unique ability to regenerate - it needs looking after. It plays a crucial role through performing many complex functions that are essential for life. Diet, toxins, poor nutrition and lifestyle all contribute to impaired liver function. Health can be restored by lessening the toxic burden on the liver, thereby resulting in the strengthening of all the organs in the body and the immune system.

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"I feel incredible! My stomach is completely flat and since I've started eating what you suggested and taking the vitamins you suggested, I haven't been bloated, windy or constipated since. It's amazing!" (2 weeks after consultation)

_"After only 3 days I am feeling so much better already! I feel like my stomach has deflated (i.e. no bloating) and feeling more refreshed and alert."

"Her bowels are now going every day or every other day instead of every five days, and her eczema is also looking better" - (toddler -12 days after consultation)."

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Thank you so much for your work with my son. He was 4 when I brought him to you and had recently been doing longer days at Nursery. He had seemed run down, darker under the eyes and colds were harder to shift. His whole back and the back of his knees were covered in extremely dry skin, it was like sandpaper. He also had impetigo developing around the corner of one side his mouth. We had tried antibiotics to my regret, as they only seemed to make matters worse. Then we came to you. Within 2 days…

Mrs S R - Surrey

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for helping me come off anti-depressants and for treating my depression in a natural way. Thanks to your precise diagnosisrecommendations, I feel back to my old self! The depression lifting is the most obvious positive outcome from your advice. However, I have also experienced an increase to my energy levels, a boost to my digestive system, relief from itchy skin and no more mouth ulcers! Family and friends have also commented on how healthy I look. So thank you very much for helping me get back on…

Mrs J S - Surrey

For several years I have suffered from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus) and for the last three years I have been under the care of a consultant rheumatologist. I am delighted to tell you that after six months of following your advice, my consultant rheumatologist has just said that I have no need to visit her again as my latest set of blood tests have proved that the diet is controlling the Lupus and I am now symptom-free. I am very pleased with the result and grateful for all your help!

Ms J P - Surrey

After 18 months of sleepless nights and tears and fights at mealtimes and little help from the doctors, we turned to Ann. She allergy tested our daughter and found that she was intolerant to dairy and soya and also deficient in Zinc. We followed Ann's advice and within 3 nights our daughter was sleeping through, her appetite has improved considerably and we now have a much healthier, happier little girl.

Ms C H - Surrey

I suddenly had loads of energy, no diarrhoea and I lost a stone in weight. I feel better now than I've felt in years. I have a full time job as a teacher and live a normal, busy, active life - all of which is down to my change of diet and ultimately to Ann Shaw. Thank you!

Ms S G - London

Thank you so much for what you have done for me. Goodness knows what I'd be like now if I hadn't come to see you. The weight is still coming off, slowly but surely, and my strength and willpower amaze me!

Ms A B - Shropshire

I am writing to let you know of my miraculous improvement! On the 30th December I developed a cold/healing crisis which I managed to overcome without any chest infection, antibiotics or steroids. I feared the worst when the cold started as my chest had been full of mucus for eight months and I just dreaded to think what I would be like. It cleared and it was better than it had been since last March! I have been able to cut down the Ventolin and hope to cut it out completely…

Mrs J C - Yorkshire

I feel much better without the dairy products. All the pain in my legs disappeared after just a couple of days. I'm very glad I met you - it has helped me (and my boyfriend), more than we ever thought.

Ms N A - Surrey

I really had several problems when I first saw you, ranging from lethargy to most upsetting skin erruptions. Having followed the detoxification programme these problems were resolved and, as a bonus, I lost a stone in weight! Not bad for someone over sixty.

Mrs J P - Surrey

I had to write to tell you I am feeling wonderful - "the works". Just want to say a big thank you. (This patient suffered Irritable Bowel Syndrome).

Mrs S D - Surrey

I had visited several doctors with many symptoms, before I stumbled across your leaflet. I had been offered anti-depressants and counselling and I was really starting to believe it was all in my head. I dread to think where I would have been now, if I hadn't made that first appointment with you. Only a few months ago I was sick, depressed and confused. It was obvious to you that I had a problem with candida, yet so many doctors before had failed to see it. A simple diet with vitamin and mineral supplements was all I needed for…

Ms A A - Wimbledon (via Bali)

My problem was constipation. I am 27 years old and have had the disorder for at least 10 years. I was overweight, felt tired all the time, listless, unmotivated, my skin was in poor condition and mentally I was drained. Doctors kept prescribing 'Fybogel' to relieve my symptoms and told me I would have to take it for life.... Over three months later I have no more problems going to the toilet, have lost over one stone in weight and maintained it. I feel a new person. I have started circuit training, running and weight training and still have…

Ms L L - Ashford

My daughter and I visited you in sheer desperation as she had had M.E. for two and a half years. She was so tired and depressed I wanted to try one more thing. After visiting you we excluded many things including wheat. Two days later she started to improve. One month later she was so well we agreed to let her go back-packing to Australia. She is back now, well and happy. On the odd occasion she eats wheat she becomes tired and lethargic until the wheat leaves her system. In September she will be able to take up…

Mrs J L - Surrey

As a teenager I had continuous problems with Anorexia and so to a certain extent, food and my stomach have always been the centre of my world. My symptoms included regular diarrhoea and abdominal pains (Irritable bowel Syndrome), faintness, acute thirst, fatigue and lack of energy, all of which eventually resulted in depression and a series of panic attacks. When I first met Ann Shaw, I had dark circles under my eyes, pale skin (which had a hint of green!) and absolutely no energy. She immediately tested me for various food intolerances and we discovered that dairy products, wheat…

Ms S G - London

Thank you so much for helping me clear up my long term acne problem. The de-toxing diet that you put me on worked so well. After the first week I decided to be brave and come off the antibiotics that I have been taking for some four years, and to my great pleasure, my skin looked better than ever. This is the first time for about fourteen years that I have not treated my face with some form of tablet or cream. I am so happy! Thanks once again for your help…

Ms A H - Middlesex