Linia is a leading Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist, presently based in Italy.
She has extensive experience in a number of different nutrition settings. She is passionate about empowering people to better manage their health and optimise their performance by learning the essence of healthy eating.
She is a regular contributor and media expert on BBC, ITV & Channel 4 & 5 and is engaged with major corporate organisations to improve the health and wellness of their employees.
Linia has a BSc degree in Biochemistry and Physiology as well as a BSc honours postgraduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics both of which are from the University of Capetown in South Africa. In 2006,
Linia graduated from Kings College London with an MSc in Human Nutrition (specialising in Public Nutrition and Sports Nutrition).
She is affiliated to the following Health associations: Health Professional Council, British Dietetic Association (BDA), Sports Dietitians UK and the Nutrition Society.
Linia has extensive experience in a number of different nutrition settings. She began her professional career working as a Clinical Dietitian in Cape Town.
There she also began providing sport-specific nutritional consultancy services to recreational/elite level athletes and sports teams before coming to Kings College London to embark on her Masters.
After completing her Masters, Linia took up various Public Nutrition roles in East London. Linia then took up a position as a Performance Dietitian at a leading London health and fitness consultancy where she worked with a range of elite athletes.
Linia has a clinical practice at Pure Sports Medicine, and now runs her own nutrition and dietetic consultancy, Linia Patel Nutrition, where she offers 1 to 1 consultations and corporate services. Being a spokesperson for the BDA, she is regularly quoted in the national consumer and professional press. Linia’s strong science background and vast knowledge mean she is able to respond quickly to breaking news stores providing accurate background information and context.
Her unique skill is translating scientific nutrition principles into simply talking about food. Linia is passionate about empowering people to better manage their health and optimise their performance by learning the essence of healthy eating.
Outside of work, Linia is a foodie and a wannabe triathlete.
McKinsey & Company, Boston Consultancy Group, Deloitte Consultancy, Royal Bank of Scotland, Europe and South East Asia, Bank of America, (UK & USA) Lloyds TSB, British Petroleum (UK, South East Asia & USA), United Bank of Switzerland, (Singapore) Ineos Group, UK, Europe Barclays, & Credit Suisse.
“Linia really understands the pressures and demands of working in corporate settings and therefore was able to give me bespoke advice that helped me manage my busy travel schedule and challenging lifestyle. Through simple yet effective nutritional strategies I’m no longer on the brink of a heart attack! I feel great. I’m also more productive at work. I was sceptical at first but Linia taught me so much“
“Thank you for delivering at our Wellness Day. You captivated the audience with your message. A simple, yet profound message on hydration has caused quite a stir in our office”
“Linia’s clinics for the Wellness Week are overbooked… again! We can’t get enough of her. When can we have her back?”