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About Carole
Carole Symons MSc Clinical Nutrition, BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine, MNIMH, BANT, BSEM

Carole’s aim is to teach her patients how to maximize their chances of living a long, healthy, happy, active life. She has been involved in the health industry for over 20 years.

As a Member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH), established in 1864, and the oldest body of practicing medical herbalists in the world, Carole is governed by a comprehensive Code of Ethics and disciplinary procedures and is covered by full professional insurance.

Previously a health and fitness coach, her own health challenges including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Insomnia and Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) caused her to change direction in life and enroll in a rigorous 4 year full time university degree in Western Herbal Medicine. Her course included over 500 hours of clinical training. After qualifying in 1998 she took further university masters level training in Immunology and Clinical Nutrition and Individualised Nutrition with Dr. Peter D'Adamo in the U.S.

Carole qualified as a Master of the Institute for Human Individuality (IFHI) in 2005 enabling her to teach and lecture on the concepts of Nutritional Individuality. She is in the process of completing clinical research for an MSc in Nutrition for Health Care Practitioners.

Trained in the same diagnostic skills as orthodox doctors but taught to take a more holistic approach to health, she has developed a wealth of experience in helping people achieve optimal health. She is always updating her knowledge and is a frequent attendee of health conferences in her quest to help people attain optimum wellbeing.

Her treatment protocols are used by:

  • Endurance athletes
  • People wanting to loose weight
  • Improve wellbeing
  • Those experiencing chronic ill health problems such as: Arthritis, CFS, Cardiovascular Complaints, Mood, Stress disorders, Skin and Hormonal problems.

She specialises and has much success in treating Obesity, IBS, Infertility, Allergy, Fatigue and Digestive complaints.

She was a contributor on Victoria Woods big fat Documentary shown on BBC1, 16.1.04 and filmed for a television documentary “Celebrity Slimming” which can be seen rotating every three weeks on Discovery Health Channel. She has been a contributor in the national press and specialist magazines and is always on hand to support you and help provide valuable insights into how you can enhance your health.


  • PG Dip. Nutrition for health care practitioners University of  East London (2006)
  • Addenbrooke Hospital Phlebotomy Diploma (2005).
  • Master of the Institute for Human Individuality - IFHI Advanced Certificate in Nutrigenomics and Polymorphic Sciences (2005).
  • Fellow of the Institute of Human Individuality (2003)
  • BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine (1998).
  • RSA Counselling in the Development of Learning in a Health Setting (1998).
  • ITCM Dip Energetics and Psychological properties of 50 Essential oils (1998).
  • ITCM Dip Massage in Cancer Care (1998).

Carole’s Philosophy

Carole believes that our health is affected by our total load of stresses. Be they, hitherto unidentified toxins in the environment, nutritional deficiencies; eating the wrong foods for each person as a unique individual as well as excess physical or emotional stress.   Carole also takes into account genetic susceptibilities and, most importantly, biochemical individualities. Her treatments involve reducing these stresses to allow each person a better chance of recovery.

Carole recovered from Chronic Fatigue with this approach as have many of her patients. She has now treated a few thousand patients of all age groups suffering from a diverse range of illnesses with her combination of individualised nutrition and herbal medicine. Her results have been extremely successful.

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We can all live a more healthy, happy, active life. We just need to learn how!

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