The Team

The Team

Raquel Britzke, RD, BSc, PG, PT

Raquel is an experienced Registered Dietitian, Sports Nutritionist and Certified Personal Trainer. She works exclusively coaching her clients to lose weight, improve their fitness and general health and to gain muscle mass. She has graduated at the renowned Unicentro in Brazil and then moved to the UK in 2009 where she completed a Post-Graduation in Sports Nutrition within the International Olympics Committee. Her passion is to change people's lives much further than just changing their diets.

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Lucia Braz, RD, MSc, PhD (currently)

Lucia Braz has extensive experience as a nutritional therapist covering a variety of health conditions. Lucia has obtained this experience after having achieved a BSc Honours Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and becoming a member of the Federation of Nutrition Therapy Practitioners (FNTP) and the British Dietetic Association (BDA). During her career, she has developed an interest in gut health, diabetes, supplementation, metabolism, appetite regulation and weight loss. In 2014, Lucia started working as a Research Associate at Imperial College London in the department of Metabolic Medicine. This experience has allowed her to research the effect of different diets on appetite regulation and weight management in controlled clinical trials, bringing great insight into human metabolism - Lucia is specialised in the Paleo and Low carb/ Ketogenic lifestyle and has successfully treated many patients at the clinic. Currently, she is undertaking a PhD degree in Nutrition and Gut Health at Imperial College London - training on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and general gut health.
She is confident and ambitious in providing private nutritional counselling to promote general wellness and in treating a wide range of nutritional-related diseases.

Languages: English, Portuguese

Karline Porter, BSc, PG

Karline Porter is a nutritionist, who is passionate about healthy eating and wellbeing. Karline developed an interest in weight loss and people’s behaviour towards eating before enrolling at university. She graduated in 2013 at St. Mary’s University Twickenham, UK with a BSc Honours degree in Nutrition and obtained her registration as an Associate Nutritionist from the Association for Nutrition. She is currently taking a postgraduate course in dietetics. Her main aim is to educate people to eat well through real food using science-based nutrition with a key focus on weight loss and sports nutrition. During her career, she has developed an interest in motivating people to make small changes in their life to achieve their goals. Karline has experience in a clinical setting for weight loss in designing personalised meal plans for weight management. Her meal plans are a variety of tasty foods and recipes with a realistic approach based on each individual’s main goal, lifestyle, budget, food intolerances and food preferences. She also has experience working as a nutritionist at the World Cancer Research Fund-UK (WCRF-UK) analysing children’s recipes; making suggestions and developing a weight diary for health professionals; making recommendations that incorporate WCRF’s key message around weight; writing articles for parents’ magazine about healthy eating; researching and suggesting recipe ideas for their newsletter (making and tasting the recipe), others. Karline is very dedicated to her clients and she is very committed to her profession. She is always seeking for personal development by enrolling in short courses, conferences and update science.

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Camilla Dalla Stella, RD, MSc

 Camilla is a passionate nutritionist and she loves to spread healthy habits to all her clients. She is a registered dietitian in the UK (HCPC) and in Brazil (CFN8). She graduated in 2005 in Brazil and she is specialized in clinical, enteral and parenteral nutrition since 2007. Her master's degree is in Metabolic Physiology in Barcelona, Spain, in 2009 and she specialized in Weight Loss Surgery in 2012 in New York, USA. Camilla has experience as a dietitian for over 12 years in clinical nutrition and hospital environment, outpatient care and home-care. She was the head of the Department of Nutrition in Weight Loss Surgery for 3 years in Santa Casa de Misericórdia hospital in Curitiba, Brazil. She is knowledgeable in pathological treatments with chronic patients. Her goal is to give a chance for the individual to create healthy living habits and a good quality of life. She is specialized in Obesity and Weight Loss and related diseases as diabetes, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, gastrointestinal diseases, such as Crohn's disease, short bowel syndrome, reflux oesophagus, acute gastritis and chronic ulcers, oesophagal ulcers, hepatic steatosis, Pandreatite acute & chronic, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, phenylketonuria, leukaemia, anaemia, peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis, among others. Camilla takes care of pre and post-operative care in bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery). She has experience of the individual's preparation for the operation, and also in postoperative follow-up.

Languages: English, Portuguese, Swedish, Spanish, Italian

Carol Lowndes, RD, PG (currently)

Carol comes from a background in fashion as an international model and during her career, she developed a passion for Nutrition as in this industry has a lot of erratic lifestyle and unhealthy eating patterns. She lived in different countries in the past years which offered her the opportunities to explore various cultures and learn from different cuisines.
Carol is a qualified Nutritionist with a degree in Nutrition at a renowned university of Sao Paulo in Brazil, at Centro Universitario São Camilo and has a Post Graduation Degree in Dietary Behaviour 2018. She is currently undertaking her Post Graduation Degree in Sports Nutrition and NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) course to further develop her clinical skills and is registered with Federation of Nutrition Therapy Practitioners (FNTP) in the UK. Carol adopts a holistic approach using the latest scientific evidence-based research to help patients, to lose weight, enable them to restore their health to their maximum potential, overall well-being through simple sustainable choices. She has seen many patients achieve significant improvements in their health and quality of life. Carol continues to devote her life to improving the health and well-being of others through diet and nutrition. She believes passionately in putting the patient centre stage. “Each person has their own unique genetic, environmental and nutritional history,” says Carol. “I like to consider the whole person, not just a set of symptoms. It’s key to understanding the body’s natural healing process.” She greatly believes that both ‘mind’ and ‘body’ impact each other and therefore need to be in harmony as much as possible in order for health to progress.

Languages: English, Portuguese.

Vanusa Novaes , BSc, ANut

Vanusa is a Registered Associate Nutritionist graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Westminster, London with First Class Honours. She has a particular interest in digestive, hormonal and brain health. Her final year research project investigated the impact of different nutritional metabolic states on a variety of health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and depression. She is extremely passionate about food, health, people and science. Her mission is to help people heal their bodies and avoid a wide array of disorders and illness by focusing on supporting a healthy lifestyle that can be achieved not only by food choices but mainly through self-care, health consciousness and self-awareness. Her passion is to inspire and support people to change their lifestyle simply by eating real food without deprivation. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer working with clients to improve their health and fitness. She believes that combining a healthy diet and exercise is the best strategy for improving healthspan.

Rejane Britzke, Clinic Manager

Rejane Britzke is a health coach and Pharmacist graduated at the Paranaense University in 2011. She then completed a specialization in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences in 2012. She then worked in Brazil as Senior Pharmacist at a Pharmacy and Laboratory. Now, she works at Britzke Nutrition as Clinic Manager, where she supports clients and looks after the practise’s diary, manage staff, organize schedules and conducts examinations of food intolerance and other tests. 

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