Mrs kate costello
Bsc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics
Kate as a registered dietitian and has over 15 years of experience of working in the NHS and privately in both adult and children’s nutrition. Kate has worked at the Royal Free Hospital in London and is currently working as a Specialist Paediatric Dietitian at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
Kate strives to use her expertise in diet and nutrition to promote health and to prevent and treat disease. Kate is very experienced in working with families to help them achieve a healthy lifestyle and uses behaviour change techniques to support families making dietary/lifestyle changes.
Inspire Dietetic Consultancy is based in Oxfordshire and serves all parts of Oxfordshire and surrounding areas.
Kate provides a Consultation Service for adults and children with a range of health problems and dietary needs. Her services are professional and individualised to provide dietary advice to suit your requirements and lifestyle.
Kate has been involved in many freelance projects over the past 10 years, including;
- Working with "magnificent munchers"- Food therapy for children with fussy eating. Kate's role here was to offer one to one support for families with severe fussy eating problems and to analyse food diaries and advise on ways to achieve a balanced diet/recommend supplementation if appropriate
- Working for "The Healthy Food Company", Kate has been involved with recipe analysis and development of healthy frozen meals for children for the last 7 years. Kate is still involved with this and is helping to launch the meals into hospitals around the UK, Wales and Scotland.
- Kate has developed weight management programmes for Dorset NHS Trust and North East London Foundation Trust. These programmes have been aimed at children and young adults and have been rolled out across the areas.
In addition to individual consultations, Kate also provides a range of other services:
-Training courses to health professionals, schools, nurseries and corporate businesses on a range of nutrition related topics of your choice.
-Menu analysis for catering companies, businesses, schools or nurseries. Kate can analyse menus, advise on nutritional content and provide suggestions to make them healthier.
-Lecturing on infant, child or adult nutrition to colleges or universities.
-Nutritional assessments and health related advice to corporate businesses, organisations or companies. Consultations can be done individually or lectures on nutrition and health related topics can be designed for groups.