Gillian McKeith’s Credentials
After graduating from the University of Edinburgh (UK) with a Bachelors Degree, Gillian McKeith received a Masters Degree from the Ivy-League University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (USA). After Gillian experienced a severe bout of personal ill health and recovery through nutritional medicine, Gillian embarked upon a new path which would change her life forever. Gillian then spent several years re-training in Holistic Nutrition first starting at the the American Holistic College of Nutrition (USA).
For most of her adult life , Gillian has been continuously educating herself with ongoing study in the field of Nutrition. For example: After two years of study and exams, Gillian McKeith recently achieved a Master Herbalist Diploma (Honors) from The American College of Healthcare Sciences (USA), successfully completing all requirements and examinations. Gillian is a Postgraduate Member of The Centre for Nutrition Education England and is a member of health organizations, including the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) in the USA.
Gillian McKeith is constantly studying for certificates and further qualifications in the field of Natural Health.
Gillian McKeith holds a certificate from the London School of Acupuncture, a Certificate from the Kailash Centre for Oriental Studies and an Honors graduate of the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Gillian is a post-graduate Member of The Centre for Nutrition Education, England. Gillian believes that practitioners should always be learning.
The nutrition information on Gillian McKeith’s television programmes and in her books is supported by referenced and sound research. People interested in further nutritional information and studies may refer to the Gillian McKeith Research Centre (powered by Health Notes) on the Gillian McKeith Website.
Gillian McKeith is the author of nine (9) internationally acclaimed books, five of which have gone to number one bestseller status. The books are published in some 30 countries. Gillian McKeith’s You Are What You Eat book is the most borrowed non-fiction book from UK libraries, and Gillian’s You Are What You Eat Cookbook is the third most borrowed non-fiction book according to the Public Lending Right Organisation. In total, Gillian McKeith books have sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. The books include the international bestseller You Are What You Eat, The Ultimate Health Plan, Slim For Life (USA), Food Bible and others.
Gillian McKeith points out that food is potentially an emotional issue. It can be uncomfortable for some people to have to give up certain junk foods to which they have become accustomed. Gillian’s goal is to make it easier for people to get onto the Path of a new life, keep them supported, motivated and inspired.
As a Holistic Nutritionist, Gillian McKeith spent more than 10 years working with clients in private practice. Although Gillian is not a medical doctor, she integrates and confers with various medical doctors for her work with clients. Her life mission is to ‘empower people to improve their lives through information, food and lifestyle’.