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Nutritionists in Putney

Megan Widdows
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Megan Widdows

Medically reviewed by

Fiona Moncrieff

4 min read
Last updated June 2024

Are you looking to make some healthy changes and lose some weight? Receiving support and guidance from a registered nutritionist is a great step in the right direction.

There are a number of different options if you live in Putney. We’ve done the research to provide you with this complete guide to choosing the best option for you.

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Dietitian, nutritionist, or nutritional therapist?

You might have been confused by seeing the different terms nutritionist, dietitian, and nutritional therapist. To clarify this for you:

Table comparing dietitians, nutritionists, and nutritional therapists

For more detail about the differences between nutrition professionals, take a look at our guide comparing dietitians, nutritionists, and nutritional therapists.

Private nutrition clinics in Putney

1) Mid Life Nutrition

Mid Life Nutrition clinic is founded by Penny Crowther, a nutritional therapist. The clinic specialises in helping older women overcome lifestyle issues and changes associated with the menopause through dietary modifications. The clinic also offers support to people with irritable bowel syndrome, gut problems, as well as, energy and mood issues.
+44 (0)7761 768754
265 Putney Bridge Rd, Putney, London SW15 2PT

2) Food 4 Life Coach

The Food 4 Life clinic aims to reverse disease and optimise health by providing clients with the right nutrition. They offer a holistic service that addresses the whole person, as opposed to a single symptom. Services include assessments, laboratory testing, and the creation of a bespoke diet and lifestyle programme.

The clinic was founded by Melody Mackeown, a nutritional therapist with experience in psychology.
+44 (0)20 8785 0525
97 Disraeli Road, Putney, London, SW15 2DY

Alternative option

The challenge with seeing a nutritionist or dietitian in Putney is that you have to take a few hours out of your week to travel to and from the session and have the consultation. There are also travelling expenses associated with face-to-face consultations.

In the current climate, most in-face appointments have been shifted to online but might still cost the same amount. On top of this, you’re limited to your appointment slot rather than getting support as and when you need it.

For this reason, many people prefer the convenience of an online programme, where they can communicate with their nutritionist or dietitian around their busy lifestyle. Plus, many individuals find a digital peer support group to be motivating and helpful.

Second Nature is a digital programme that helps you to lose weight and make sustainable lifestyle changes. Second Nature combines support from registered nutritionists and dietitians with the convenience of an app-based programme.

Many people are more familiar with Weight Watchers or Slimming World, so we created a guide comparing the digital programmes with Second Nature to help you decide what’s best for you.

The Second Nature programme focuses on three areas that lead to long-term habit change: tracking, support, and education. When you sign up for the programme, you receive:

  • Daily support from a registered dietitian or nutritionist health coach
  • A digital peer support group
  • 2-week, risk-free trial
  • Hundreds of in-app recipe videos
  • Daily educational articles
  • Meal planning and journaling tools
  • Steps, weight, and habit tracking technology

We’ll help you replace bad habits with healthy ones, entirely from our app with no need for face-to-face meetings.

Take a look at our Trustpilot reviews to understand what people think of the programme.


Weekly face-to-face sessions with a dietitian, nutritionist, or nutritional therapist at a clinic in Putney can be very expensive (£40-£100/hour).

To compare the prices of visiting a private nutrition clinic anywhere in Putney with joining the Second Nature programme, we have added a column representing this (Weekly Nutritionist).

Weekly nutritionist Second Nature
Per month £300 £40

Meet a member

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what a Second Nature member who lives in Putney has to say about their experience of making healthy lifestyle changes:

A user information card for Louise, aged 47, from Putney

1) Have you ever tried any weight loss programmes or slimming clubs prior to Second Nature?

I used the Weight Watchers and Slimming World programmes before, which were in my local area. I found that there were a lot of mixed messages over what was “healthy” and allowed on each plan which meant I never felt fully committed. I lost weight, but then regained it again.

2) How did you hear about Second Nature?

After being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the diabetic nurse at my GP surgery recommended this programme. I knew that my diet and lifestyle were off-balance and needed changing.

3) What did you enjoy the most about the Second Nature programme?

I thought the online group chats were a great way to get advice from people in similar situations. I thought the meal plans and recipes were well thought out and adaptable and loved the my health coach would constantly reach out to offer support and guidance.

To find out more about what users think of Second Nature, read their stories here.

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