Veronica completed a BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Sport Science and Physiology in the University of Glasgow in 2008 and subsequently went on to qualify as a dietitian from Leeds Met University in 2010, where she completed her Masters in Nutrition in 2015.
Veronica is a registered dietitian and a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietitian Association. Her interest in nutrition as a science has led her to her work in weight management, diabetes, cardiac rehabilitation and the nutritional management of cancer patients during treatment and in the long-term recovery after treatment.
Veronica has a particular interest in “survivorship” initiative after cancer treatment, focusing on wellbeing and weight management for long term prevention of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She led on a project to develop a nutrition and lifestyle programme for breast cancer patients in a large cancer centre in London.
A self-confessed foodie, Veronica loves the social aspect of food and how it interacts with people’s lives. She loves nothing more than cooking, baking and eating with friends. She is passionate about helping people establish healthy eating patterns to benefit their health. At home, Veronica loves growing her own fruits and vegetables, using seasonal and fresh produce where possible in daily life.