Kim Pearson

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Kim Pearson

Kim Pearson graduated from London's Institute for Optimum Nutrition in 2008 and has worked in the field of nutrition and health for over ten years. Kim consults clients at her clinical practices in Knightsbridge and Chelsea, London. She works to improve health and wellbeing issues through an individualised approach to nutrition and her areas of specialty are fat loss, skin health and healthy ageing.

Frequently featuring in the national press, Kim writes articles and provides professional comment for a range of magazines, newspapers and medical journals. She has contributed to titles including The Times, The Telegraph and the Daily Mail as well as industry journals including Aesthetics Journal, Aesthetic Medicine, Body Language and the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing. She and has also appeared on national television and radio.

Kim speaks at medical aesthetic and beauty conferences and trains health care professionals in nutrition and diet. She has developed dietary guidelines for medical research trials and has implemented corporate nutrition policies.

Kim is a full member of CNHC (Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council), BANT (British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy) and the Guild of Health Writers.

Kim is also on the expert panel of advisers to The Consulting Room

Web Address: http://www.kim-pearson.co.uk/ Email Address: kim@kim-pearson.co.uk

Is there a link between dairy products and acne?

Acne is the most common skin disease of Western civilization affecting more than 85% of adolescents as well as a significant percentage of adults. Many people believe that the fat content of dairy products is responsible for promoting acne.

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

We?re constantly warning of the damaging and ageing effect of the sun?s rays on our skin, but in avoiding sun exposure, could we be doing ourselves more harm than good?

AspireAssist System: Controversial `Eat like a pig` slimming device set to arrive in Britain

This weekend the press reported a new solution for weight loss. The headline read - The `eat like a pig` slimming device - Controversial product pumps users stomach after food binges. And that, in a nutshell, sums up how this new device claims to work.

The truth about juice detox programmes

Juice detoxes are they all they`re cracked up to be? Advocates of juice fasts / detoxes / cleanses (whatever you wish to call them) claim that they allow for safe, effective detoxification, weight loss and improvements in an endless list of health ailments. Opponents state that they are unnecessary and can lead to nutrient deficiencies and potential health problems.

The importance of addressing diet with liposuction patients

A survey published in the Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons revealed that 80% of liposuction patients said they were satisfied with the results of their surgery. However, in that same survey, nearly half of those patients said they re-gained weight in subsequent months; not because the procedure didn?t work, but because they didn?t take the necessary steps to maintain their new figure.

Slimming, sleeping and anti-ageing supplements, beneath the celebrity hype

A recent article revealed what they describe as a new weapon in the anti-ageing arsenal of A list celebrities. Nutrient supplements claiming to reduce body fat are always popular but with so many brands on the market it can be hard to know which ones work and which are just hype.

Festive Christmas food can include tasty treats for skin health and anti-ageing

The party season is hotting up, Christmas is just 10 days away and with it comes the threat of late nights, too many glasses of champagne and countless mince pies. Whilst Christmas should involve indulgence, not all indulgences have to have a negative impact on our waistline and visage.

Are You Addicted to Carbs?

For a long time, we have waged diet wars against fats believing that eating fat will make us fat. However, evidence now shows that it is in fact sugars and refined carbohydrates that cause us to pile on the pounds.

Phytonutrients and Skin Health

Phytonutrients (also known as phytochemical) literally means a `nutrient from a plant`. They are being linked with a wide variety of health claims including the prevention and improvement of various cancers, heart disease, memory loss, and osteoporosis as well as skin conditions and the process of skin ageing.

Operative Diets: What you eat before and after cosmetic surgery determines how you heal

Patients need to be especially vigilant about what they eat before and after surgery. Surgery places numerous stresses on the body. Good nutrition is essential for expediting wound healing, reducing risk of infection and scarring, and optimising desired results.

Is a low calorie diet the real non-surgical approach to delaying the ageing process?

In order to achieve a truly youthful complexion, it is vital that we consider what goes on inside our bodies too. A nutritious diet is fundamental in optimizing skin health and preventing ageing.