About our Women’s Health Dietitian
Our main women’s health dietitian is Gaynor Bussell
Gaynor is a registered dietitian and a registered public health nutritionist with over 30 years experience. She is also registered with the Health Professional Council
For 6 years she was Women’s Health Dietitian at University College Hospital, London and has worked for charities and other organisations specialising in women’s health issues.
Gaynor wrote the Dummies Guide to PCOS which is a best seller on this subject. She also contributed to many other publications and articles on women’s health.
Managing PCOS for Dummies by Gaynor Bussell
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN-10: 0470057947-ISBN-13: 978-0470057940
This book is aimed at helping women with PCOS deal with the symptoms of PCOS through following a suitable low GI diet and taking on board some physical activity. There are four chapters of healthy but easy to make recipes, general advice on medication and alternatives for PCOS and what treatments should be avoided! Included is also a chapter on how to maximise the chances of getting pregnant when you have PCOS and having a healthy pregnancy and baby. It is currently the third best selling book on PCOS in the UK It can be ordered from Amazon by clicking here
For two years in a row she was entered in ‘Who’s Who for Science and Engineering’ for her pioneering work on diet and PMS
Gaynor continues to write and lecture on the subject of Women’s Health and advise women’s health organisations. She treat clients both privately and within the NHS with Women’s Health issues that benefit from dietary advice.
Gaynor is a media representative for the British Dietetic Association, so you may see her mentioned in the paper, or a magazine, or hear on the radio or TV sometimes.
What Gaynor says about herself
“Gaynor is a very highly respected professional and is also a delightful human being. I would recommend her as providing excellent guidance and also, not always usual in her profession, as having a wide range of interests and understanding of issues beyond the confines of her day to day work”- Director General and colleague
“Gaynor is a very professional and thorough Dietitian. She has worked in many areas of Dietetics but particularly in women’s health and the food and drink industry. She networks well keeping other dietitians up to date with work she does. She has published some of her work and is a very positive showcase for dietetic practice”-Dieitian and colleague