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What is Clinical Nutrition Consultancy (CNC)?
CNC is managed by Ruth Reidy and is a part-time private nutrition & dietetic service based in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. The aim of CNC is to provide 'nutrition 4 u', whether you are an individual seeking specific nutritional advice in our Nutrition4u Clinic or a company that wants Dietitian-led evidence based nutritional information for your staff/canteen or Residential/ Nursing home.

 

What is a Clinical Nutritionist / Dietitian?
A Dietitian or Clinical Nutritionist working in Ireland has a recognized qualification in Nutrition & Dietetics and is a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (I.N.D.I.). We have a scientific and medical background, which ensures that we can educate you on your nutritional needs, taking into account any medical condition you may have. We are regulated by Coru and as such are recognised as the experts in nutritional and dietetic care.

 

Who Is Your Clinical Nutritionist/Dietitian?

 

Adult Clinic

Ruth Reidy, Dietitian ManagerIrish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (I.N.D.I.)Ruth Reidy, Dietitian Manager,
B.Sc (Hum Nut), Dip(Diet), Cert HP (Open), M.I.N.D.I.

 

Ruth Reidy is a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (I.N.D.I.) and is an honours graduate of the BSc of Human Nutrition & Dietetics at Trinity College Dublin and Kevin Street D.I.T. She has worked in both the Hospital and Community areas including Limerick Regional Hospital, the Bon Secours Hospital Cork, HSE North Cork Primary Care in Mallow & Cork Mater Private Hospital. She has worked in many different specialties including Intensive care, surgery, eating disorders, paediatrics, obesity clinics, diabetes, heart disease, gastroenterology, to name but a few.

 

Ruth ran an obesity clinic for people taking Xenical. She is a member of the following INDI Special Interest Groups: Gastroenterology, Weight Management, Diabetes and Cardiology. Since graduation, she has obtained a Certificate in Health Promotion from the Open University, a Certificate in Interpersonal Communications Skills from UCC, a Diploma in Parent Mentoring from UCC and an IMI Certificate in Management & Leadership in 2017. She worked as a Diabetes Xpert tutor for 6 years while working for the HSE in North Cork Community care area and is also a qualified FODMAP tutor, which is so important for IBS nutritional management & treatment. She was recently appointed as the INDI Education & Professional Practice Manager

 

 

Because all the Nutrition4u Clinic Dietitians are members of the INDI, your appointment fees are approved and may be claimed back with your Out-patient expenses with the following companies: VHI HealthcareLAYA Healthcare & Irish Life Health.

Ruth Reidy Clinical Nutrition Consultancy

Individual Consultations

A Clinical Nutritionist receives referrals for a variety of reasons. This referral
can be from a G.P. or Hospital Consultant or directly from any person. The following
are a list of medical conditions that often necessitate being seen by a Dietitian.

 

Diabetes Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Hyperlipidaemia & Heart Health
Coeliac Disease Nutrition & Pregnancy  Nutritionally balanced eating plan
Crohn's Disease  Ulcerative Colitis Constipation
High Blood Pressure Weight Management Diverticular Disease
GORD (Reflux) High Cholesterol  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)