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Claudine Matthews, MSc, RD
Claudine Matthews, MSc, RD
Registered dietitian, Newtri-fis Wellness, UK
“Emotional intelligence and personal empowerment are the lenses through which I live my life and what inform my worldview. I provide holistic wellness solutions using innovative learning approaches and nutritious eating to help people transition from underachievement to achievement and reach their health and lifestyle goals.”
Areas of expertise
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Empowerment
“I take an all-around approach to wellness. Mental well-being and inner motivation are a key part of behavior change, so I use a variety of empowerment techniques to help my clients meet their health and nutrition goals.”
— Claudine Matthews, MSc, RD
  • Dietitian in general practice, since 2020
  • Newtri-fis Wellness – Codirector and nutrition and lifestyle behavior consultant 
  • London Metropolitan University – Empowerment mentor, coach, and motivational speaker; developed three empowerment models and presented at the 2018 Annual Teaching and Learning Conference
  • London Metropolitan University – Associate lecturer in dietetics, since 2016
  • Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Specialist dietitian and social care professional, 2002–2016
  • Department of Health for the Western Cape – Community dietitian, 1995–1999
  • Anglia Ruskin University – Doctor of Science in health and social care, researching how to integrate nutrition into sickle cell health care provision, 2022
  • Champion Academy – Coaching qualification, 2018
  • Kingston University London – Master of Science in health care education and clinical leadership, 2011–2014
  • University of the Western Cape – Bachelor of Science in nutrition and dietetics, 1992
Awards and achievements

Authored the United Kingdom’s first ever national nutrition standards for sickle cell disease and published several articles on the topic

Academic memberships
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Appearances and publications in other media
Complete Nutrition, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 54–56.,
01 Mar 2021
Pioneering National Nutrition Standards
Complete Nutrition, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 46–48.,
16 Dec 2015
Nutritional Implications of Sickle Cell Disease
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