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, 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 an experienced nutritionist working at Britzke Nutrition since 2015. She graduated from St Mary’s University in Twickenham, UK in 2013 and since then she has developed a passion to help people to lose weight. Her areas of expertise are weight loss for adults and children, sports nutrition, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Karline is a licensed Neuro-Linguistic Programmer (NLP) practitioner and because of that, she is able to help her clients to reprogram their minds to change their behavior towards food to achieve their goals as she sees that anxiety, compulsive eating, and a wrong mindset can be a big barrier to success. She has been living in the UK since 2005, and her previous work experience has helped her to develop a good multicultural knowledge of food habits.

Languages: English, Portuguese

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

Maria Alessia Perez, BSc

Maria is graduated with a BSc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Navarra with an International Nutrition Certificate award as an honorary student. Maria has participated in many international research events including Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Congress in Belgium and was part of the research team Weight to Go at Cornell University. Experts in the areas of obesity, internal and external control of eating behavior, and weight control guided and enriched her experience there. Maria completed the Didactic Program in Dietetics in Cornell University, NY, leading to her Harvard University Sponsored Research Program and Dietetic Internship in Massachusetts were she is now practicing Nutrition. Maria was also the Director of the Nutrition Department for Beechtree Center for Rehabilitation in Ithaca, NY. While there she delivered clinical nutrition care to patients diagnosed with malnutrition, Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Renal failure, Cerebrovascular Accident, Dysphagia, Odynophagia, Anorexia, Celiac Disease, and other post-operative patients receiving enteral support.

Languages: English, Spanish

Yağmur Meryem Acar, BSc

Yagmur is extremely passionate about all aspects of health and nutrition. This passion has stretched throughout her last six years in the industry, back to and before her four year degree in nutrition and dietetics at Istanbul Science University (Florence Nightingale Hospital's University) and she is a member of the Federation of Nutrition Therapy Practitioners (FNTP). Yagmur understands that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to improving nutrition and health. She takes time to learn about how her clients’ eating and drinking patterns are influenced by their culture, mood, attitudes and social settings, so that she can personalise her interventions to their needs, preferences and perspectives. Yagmur understands making lifestyle changes is not always simple so she is dedicated to working with her clients to understand their individual lifestyles and provide practical advice personalised and tailored to each unique person. She uses evidence-based nutrition to help her clients achieve their unique goals.

Languages: English, Turkish

Scarlet Stephanie Hughes, BSc

Scarlet graduated in 2012 with a BSc (Hons) in Nutrition from Kingston University. Her final year dissertation was on the anti-inflammatory effect of polyphenols on health. Scarlet provides consultation for weight management and overall health improvement to prevent diet related illnesses. Through education, diet plans and behavioural changes aims to empower patients to improve their relationship with food, reach their goal and achieve a sustainable healthy lifestyle. Approaching every consultation with great compassion provides a safe space for her patients.
Scarlet also specialises in vegetarian and vegan diets. She wrote the vegan diet and nutrition chapter in the book "The Vegan Guide" published in January 2021, and participated in a panel discussion on ‘Eating Healthy on a Budget’ at the 2021 Plant Powered Expo event. She continues to gain further knowledge on the topic by attending plant based conferences where the latest researches are presented by world renowned doctors. Scarlet’s other areas of interest include gut health, FOODMAP and it’s link to brain and mood.

Languages: English, Portuguese

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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