BioCare Nutrition team

BioCare has always been focused on playing a key role in shaping a healthier society, not only researching and developing the most clinically effective products, but also providing professional nutrition and product advice.

Our Nutrition Team consists of a group of Nutritional Therapists with a wide breadth of clinical experience, and an extensive knowledge of supplements and their application. They are here to provide our customers with unparalleled free and confidential advice about anything to do with nutrition, lifestyle and our product range, and are available by phone, email, live chat, or our practitioner-only Facebook group.

As well as providing advice, the Nutrition Team also oversee latest research updates, assist in formulating our products, writing nutrition articles, creating a range of technical support materials, and delivering our extensive education programme which includes practitioner seminars and webinars, as well as retail and export training.

Each person in the team has unique skills, experience and interests, and together we form a strong team who share a passion for nutrition and health, and are committed to providing pragmatic and practical advice to get the most effective outcome for our customers.

If you’d like a member of our Nutrition Team to contact you, please enquire here.

Meet the team

Chris Newbold

Head of Nutrition Strategy

Chris is an experienced nutritional therapist who worked in the NHS for 12 years before retraining in naturopathic Nutrition. Utilising his wide variety of healthcare experience, he ran a busy clinic in Birmingham, working with clients with a range of complex disorders.

He has worked in the nutrition team since 2006 and is now Head of Nutrition Strategy, developing the nutrition vision for the brand, including product development, the adaptive health model and our extensive practitioner education programme.

Marta Anhelush

Head of Clinical Nutrition

Marta joined the Clinical Nutrition department after graduating as a Nutritional Therapist and since then she’s practised privately, lectured nutrition at colleges, and given talks to health professionals around the UK and internationally. In her role, she enjoys being surrounded by like-minded people, developing new ideas, and seeing the difference nutrition makes on a daily basis.

Through research and further education, she’s developed interests in nutrigenomics and environmental medicine, but her ultimate goal is to bring Nutritional Therapy to the forefront of public health.

Emily Blake

Senior Clinical Nutrition Advisor

As well as working at BioCare, Emily runs her own private practice and lectures for a leading nutrition college. Prior to training in Nutritional Therapy, Emily studied at Durham University where she pursued an early interest in prehistoric human nutrition, and worked as a professional chef to follow her passion for good food.

Emily is committed to helping people to attain lasting wellness through a rigorous, personalised approach. Her particular interests include gut, hormonal, and mental health, and energy issues.

Raihane Palagi

Clinical Nutrition Advisor

Since qualifying as a Nutritional Therapist, Raihane has been working at BioCare as well as seeing clients privately in her clinic. After transforming her own health through dietary and lifestyle changes, she’s been compelled to support and empower others with a positive approach to nutrition.

She has a strong interest in women’s health and digestive wellness, and has recently started a new course in Herbal Medicine to continue her professional education.

Olenka Quintrell

Clinical Nutrition Advisor

Olenka found a thirst to study nutrition after travelling Asia and experiencing different cultures and holistic methods to promote optimal health. She went on to train as a yoga instructor in India and came back to the UK to study Nutrition and qualified as a Nutritional Therapist.

Olenka now works for BioCare as a Clinical Nutrition Advisor, whilst also setting up her own private practice, melding her two practises together.

Roma Bansil

Clinical Nutrition Advisor

Roma is a qualified Naturopath and Nutritional Therapist who also runs a private practice and lectures for a leading nutrition college. Roma has a background in pharmacology, however she embarked on a new career path after suffering with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Roma is passionate about supporting her clients to attain optimal health and empowering them through education to take control of their own wellbeing. She has a particular interest in female health, gut health, and mood disorders.

Seema Vekaria

Clinical Nutrition Advisor

Seema’s passion for nutrition developed after her struggle with her own health, which encouraged her to train as a Nutritional Therapist to help others reach optimum health and wellbeing. Seema is also a qualified Optometrist and finds this scientific background is useful in nutrition.

Throughout her work and studies, she’s developed an interest in children’s health and nutritional support throughout pregnancy, and is planning to start her own private clinic.