Your Nutrition questions are answered by Anne Anyia
Our expert - Awele Anne Anyia
Anne Anyia is passionate about advising people on what to eat and how to eat for optimal health. Anne loves cooking and can help with meal plans and shopping lists. She believes everyone should be empowered to manage their own health.
Anne practices nutritional therapy from a Functional Medicine perspective. The Functional Medicine approach quickly gets to the root cause of your problem, identifies any biochemical imbalances that may exist, which are then addressed - helping to bring your body back into balance. She applies the latest findings in nutritional research and nutritional therapy.
Anne is a qualified Food Intolerance provider with Lorisian and a full member of the British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy [BANT] and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council [CNHC]. She is a founding member of The European Society of Lifestyle Medicine [ESLM] and has a Dip(ION) in Nutritional Therapy from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition [ION]. She is a qualified and registered Nutritional Therapist and Consultant with a focus on weight loss, weight management and digestive health. She is also a Contributing Expert Author and she graduated from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London.
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I eat a lot for a week or 2 then I feel like I cant eat and eat very little for a week or so. I'm very slim for my height and would like to be a little bigger. I have arthritis and I feel sometimes when I'm low I don't want to eat. I also have bad skin mainly on my back. Do you have any advice on the types of food I should be eating to gain weight, Settle my stomach as I take steroids and Arcoxia which makes me get cramps, and the bad skin/ spots.
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