About Dr Lisa Gatenby

Dr Lisa Gatenby

Healthwise Nutrition is run by Dr Lisa Gatenby, a Registered Nutritionist, Public Health Specialist with over 15 years experience in the field of food and nutrition.  Registered with the Association for Nutrition as well as being their Regional Lead for Yorkshire and Humberside. With a background in catering, food development, lecturing and research. Lisa is able to provide a nutritional consultancy service tailored to meet your specific requirements. As well as delivering nutrition training and personal consultations Lisa provides a specialised service for serious injury cases, offering nutritional support and healthy eating advice.

Dr Lisa Gatenby is a true foodie and has worked all her career in food and nutrition.  Starting as a Chef and then moving into food development, developing new recipes for the major supermarkets. Lisa then developed her nutrition skills, completing a Masters of Medical Science in Human Nutrition at the University of Sheffield.  Following this Lisa was privileged to work in Kingston-Upon-Hull, the first place to offer free school meals to all children in primary schools, where Lisa completed her PhD in Nutrition and worked as part of the research team independently evaluating the scheme, nutritionally analysing school menus, ensuring they conformed to the guidelines. Working closely with schools and caterers to develop their menus whilst ensuring the products and menus were acceptable to the children and young people consuming them. Since this Lisa has worked in research, lecturing and public health and is able to combine all these skills to meet a variety of needs.

Lisa teaches on Nutrition and Food degrees as well as delivering training, diplomas and certificate courses for external organisations. Lisa provides specialist support to serious injury cases, working with individuals with serious brain injury, their families and the wider care team to support them follow a healthy balanced diet in line with their specific requirements.

Lisa delivers up to date nutritional advice, practical healthy eating sessions, including cooking demonstrations and responding to specific requirements on a group or one to one basis. Lisa is also listed on the Nutritionist Resource website.