About Natalia Otero Sancho, dipCNM MBANT CNHC
Specializing in gastrointestinal health, stress management, hormonal balances, and natural antiageing, Nutritional Therapist Natalia Otero works closely with individuals to design bespoke nutrition programs.
HeartMath® as a self-regulation tool allows her to enhance results, taking her client’s health to the next level.
Natalia is a Registered Therapist (BANT/NTCE). After graduating at the College of naturopathic Medicine, she trained with the Institute for Functional Medicine in the USA, and is currently working towards full Functional Medicine Certification by the Institute. Natalia's clinic is based on functional medicine approach. This means that she will typically use functional tests (blood, urine, stool) in order to assess your imbalances that could be at the root of your health issues.
She is also trained in the use of nutrigenetic testing which which is used alongside the other tests to ascertain wether genetic predisposition maybe manifesting itself. For example, a genetic susceptibility to experience vitamin D deficiency can then confirmed with blood test to check your vitamin D levels.
In addition to her functional nutrition practice at the Chelsea Pharmacy Medical Clinic and Lomax Chelsea in London, Natalia also runs detox retreats in Tuscany, Italy.
Natalia is a member of the British Association for Applied and Nutritional (BANT), the gold standard for Nutritional Therapy practitioners in the U.K. She is registered with the Complementary and Natural Health Council (CNHC), the only Nutritional Therapy register accredited by the Proffessional Standards Authority.
Area of Expertise: Gastrointestinal health, stress and hormonal imbalances, fatigue and weight management
Hometown: London, Madrid and Milan
Perfect Plate: Wild salmon marinated in garlic, ginger and basil on a bed of reishi mushrooms and spinach
Elixir of Life: Squeezed lemon in warm water first thing in the morning
Weapon of Choice: Kyolic Garlic and Reishi
Heroes: Give a Future
Villains: S&S: Stress & Sugar
Breakfast of Champions: Truffle omelette and a supergreen smoothie with cordyceps booster
Ultimate Stress Buster: Healthy retreats in Tuscany
Theme Tune: ‘Pick up yourself’ – Diana Krall
Mum always said: Follow your instincts