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Lucy Jones is an experienced dietitian, having worked in numerous London hospitals; including Chelsea and Westminster NHS foundation trust, Homerton hospital NHS trust and Whittington Hospital NHS trust. She covers a range of specialties including bariatrics, weight loss, healthy eating and behaviour change, gastroenterology such as Coeliac disease, diverticular disease and IBS, mental health, cardiovascular health and metabolic syndrome, allergies and intolerance, diabetes and nutrition support.
She is well known for her television presenting roles including Channel 4’s The Food Hospital, ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show, BBC1’s Eat Well for Less and Channel 4's Jamie's Sugar Rush. As a dietetic media spokesperson, she regularly appears on television, radio and written press providing expert comment on nutrition news stories. In 2013, she was named BDA’s media spokesperson of the Year and Nutrition and Health’s Nutrition writer and Broadcaster of the year.
After graduating with 1st class honours in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and the Food, Nutrition and Dietetics Prize from London Metropolitan University, she has gone on to complete a Masters in Clinical Research with the University of Manchester and undertake a diploma with the National Centre for Eating Disorders. She is fully registered with the Health and Care Professions council and a member of the British Dietetic Association. Lucy enjoys translating current research from different disease states and translating this into meaningful messages and dietary plans for her clients and the public.
Lucy can also support her patients and clients remotely, using a service called Oviva. Lucy is the Clinical Director and Head of UK Dietetics for Oviva and utilises the technology to enable her to undertake video calling in addition to app based coaching using a secure interface between your phone and her computer. This allows her to monitor and coach her patients daily, delivering better outcomes for their health.
Areas of interest
obesity or bariatric surgery; obesity; IBS or irritable bowel syndrome; Inflammatory Bowel diseases including Crohn's and ulcerative colitis; Coeliac disease; allergies and intolerance; cardiovascular disease; high cholesterol; hypertension (high blood pressure); general health; gastroenterology; malnutrition or undernutrition; reflux; diverticular disease; type 2 diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Remission using very low calorie diets
Digital behaviour change
Dietitian of the year 2019 - London Prestige Awards
BDA Media Spokesperson of the Year 2013
NH Live Nutrition and Health Writer and Broadcaster of the Year 2013
Shortlisted for NH Live Dietitian of the Year 2013
London Metropolitan University Food, Nutrition and Dietetics Prize 2007
Transforming Diabetes Structured Education:
- BSC Hons Human Nutrition and Dietetics London Metropolitan University 2007
- MRES Clinical Research University of Manchester 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Spokesperson and Member of the British Dietetic Association
Member of the Association for the Study of Obesity
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: oviva.lucy.jones