Sophie Medlin: BDA-Registered Freelance Dietitian, London, UK

Private Practice Dietitian: London

BSc Hons RD

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Sophie Medlin is a registered dietitian and a lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics at King’s College London.

Sophie worked for many years in hospitals before moving to a career in academia and private practice.

In her clinical work, Sophie specialised in managing the nutritional needs of people with intestinal problems.

She carried this through to her research which focuses on the nutritional consequences of bowel surgery.

Sophie sees clients in her central London clinics where she treats weight problems; irritable bowel syndrome; infertility and many other issues.

Sophie is often featured in the media as a spokes person for evidence based nutrition and she shares her latest articles; documentaries and news features across her social media.

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  • BUSINESS CONSULTING
  • CHARITABLE SECTOR
  • EDUCATION & ACADEMIA
  • EVENTS
  • Functional and Integrative medicine
  • LEGISLATION & REGULATION
  • MEDIA /PR / MARKETING / ADVERTISING
  • PRIVATE PRACTICE
  • RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • WORKPLACE NUTRITION
  • WRITING & EDITING

Clinical Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Healthy Eating / Lifestyle / Behaviour / Wellness
  • PCOS
  • diets
  • food sensitivities
  • gut health
  • medical nutrition
  • metabolic syndrome
  • skin health
  • sports nutrition
  • weight management
  • women's health

Geographical Areas Covered

  • Greater London
  • UK

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Recent Posts from Sophie Medlin's Blog

Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness…

13 October 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I have been asked by The Big Pink campaign to help to raise awareness! I thought I would summarise what we know about diet and breast cancer so that you can help to spread the word and keep more boobs cancer-free!  Breast cancer is the…

Fuel for Racing and TrainingAs a dietitian and a runner I am all…

13 September 2016

Fuel for Racing and TrainingAs a dietitian and a runner I am all about optimising performance or training outcomes through fuel so I thought I’d share my insights! If you’re an experienced runner you will know how much more enjoyable a run is when you’re well fueled and properly hydrated. Getting your fuel right for your…

Juice Plus+Science or Fiction?I have been asked several times to…

12 August 2016

Juice Plus+Science or Fiction?I have been asked several times to write a post on Juice Plus+ and I have been dragging my heels on it for two reasons: 1)      I started writing it ages ago and managed to delete all the research (Whhhaaaaa) 2)      I don’t want to get sued But it has been requested…

Protein SupplementsWho Needs Them?Not many people know that one…

08 August 2016

Protein SupplementsWho Needs Them?Not many people know that one of my biggest professional and personal interests is in sports and exercise nutrition. I am a bit(!) of an exercise junkie myself and I enjoy helping people to achieve their ideal body composition for their particular sport through optimal nutrition. One of the things that comes…

Vitamin DAre you getting any? Vitamin D has been in the press a…

27 July 2016

Vitamin DAre you getting any? Vitamin D has been in the press a lot lately because it has been decided that we all need to be supplemented with it in the winter. As a dietitian, I have seen loads of people with vitamin D deficiency and not just sick people in hospital! People who work in…

Practical Portion Sizes for Kids Follow the rule of thumb! So…

21 July 2016

Practical Portion Sizes for Kids Follow the rule of thumb! So everything I know about what children – specifically toddlers – eat is this: They eat everything you don’t want them to eat (hair, dog toys, that fluff you have been meaning to pick up for 3 months) and nothing that you do want them to eat. So,…

Carbohydrates for Weight LossFriend or Foe?So we’ve heard a lot…

17 July 2016

Carbohydrates for Weight LossFriend or Foe?So we’ve heard a lot about carbs in the press lately and I thought I’d offer my scientifically balanced view on the subject rather than the opinion based nutritional science that is usually spouted online or in magazines. It’s long…because it is a complex picture, stay with me… The Science Bit…

Virtual Gastric Band App Can you really think yourself…

02 June 2016

Virtual Gastric Band App Can you really think yourself thin??At the request of a devoted fan (or perhaps a casual ‘liker’) I looked into virtual gastric band hypnosis apps as a way to lose weight. I thought it would be easy to look into this…I was wrong. There have been no studies at all looking…

Raspberry Ketones Raspberry ketone supplements promise A…

02 June 2016

Raspberry Ketones Raspberry ketone supplements promise A LOT. The people who are selling them will pretty much tell you that they will melt away your unwanted fat while you lay on the sofa watching Netflix and eating Pringles. The reason they can tell you this is because the nutritional supplement industry is like the Wild…

Part-time Vegetarians DID YOU KNOW that a 2016 review of 108…

11 April 2016

Part-time Vegetarians DID YOU KNOW that a 2016 review of 108 scientific studies on vegetarian and vegan diets, found that vegetarians are around 25% less likely to develop heart disease and 8% less likely to develop cancer than meat eaters! There isn’t enough data on the elusive and rare vegans to say for sure but…

The Facts about the Sugar Tax (and a bit of my opinion)So you…

29 March 2016

The Facts about the Sugar Tax (and a bit of my opinion)So you may have heard that the government announced a ‘sugar tax’ in the latest budget which will mean that sugary drinks – particularly fizzy drinks – will cost an additional 18-24p per litre which would mean that a 1.75 litre bottle of coke…

Nutritional Science VS The WorldWorking in the world of…

21 February 2016

Nutritional Science VS The WorldWorking in the world of nutritional sciences is a funny one. People rarely argue with chemists when they quote chemical formulas, nor do they argue with geologists when they have proven the age of a fossil through carbon dating BUT in the nutritional sciences, it is a different matter. People are…

What is the Secret to Effective Weight Loss? Part 3 – What, When…

29 December 2015

What is the Secret to Effective Weight Loss? Part 3 – What, When and How.If you have decided that 2016 is the year when you get fit, lose weight and feel great…here’s the big secret that you won’t hear anywhere else…it’s all in the planning.You need to plan around your real life, not the one where…

What is the Secret to Effective Weight Loss? PART 2 – Know Your…

29 December 2015

What is the Secret to Effective Weight Loss? PART 2 – Know Your Danger Zones!If you have decided that 2016 is the year when you get fit, lose weight and feel great…here’s the big secret that you won’t hear anywhere else…it’s all in the planning.You need to plan around your real life, not the one where…

What is the Secret to Effective Weight Loss? PART 1: Goal…

29 December 2015

What is the Secret to Effective Weight Loss? PART 1: Goal SettingIf you have decided that 2016 is the year when you get fit, lose weight and feel great…here’s the big secret that you won’t hear anywhere else…it’s all in the planning.You need to plan around your real life, not the one where you magically become…

Ideal Body Weight?I often get asked to tell people what their…

12 December 2015

Ideal Body Weight?I often get asked to tell people what their ‘ideal weight is’ and I will duly get my calculator out and tell them, but really your ideal weight depends on what you need your body to do.If you are a model, you need your body to look great in clothes. If you’re not…

Mince Pies with NO DRIED FRUIT!They said it couldn’t be…

27 November 2015

Mince Pies with NO DRIED FRUIT!They said it couldn’t be done…they were wrong.I have developed this recipe for people who can’t digest dried fruit but it is also great for all those dried fruit haters. I will never understand you but I will make sure you can still be festive. Ingredients3 Bramley apples, peeled and coarsely grated 1 lemon…

Christmas Pudding with NO DRIED FRUIT!I have developed this…

27 November 2015

Christmas Pudding with NO DRIED FRUIT!I have developed this recipe for people who can’t digest dried fruit BUT it is also great for all you raisin haters! Christmas Pudding RecipeDried Fruit Free!Ingredients 2 large Bramley apples, coarsely grated 1 cup glacé cherries roughly chopped (don’t worry about the skins, the processing makes them easily digestible)3 pieces…

Weight Loss – Is Timing Really Everything?What sort of meal…

24 November 2015

Weight Loss – Is Timing Really Everything?What sort of meal pattern is the most effective for weight loss? *for most healthy people who need to lose weight; not accounting for patterns of exercise *Tomorrow, the popular nutrition press might choose to have you believe that 6 meals per day is the only way to lose weight, then the…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – The Low FODMAP DietWind, bloating,…

21 November 2015

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – The Low FODMAP DietWind, bloating, diarrhoea and or constipation? Always looking for the nearest loo? Help is here!When I tell people that there is a diet to treat IBS and it has a success rate of up to 86%, they are often very interested, probably because IBS affects around 20% of…

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