Nutrition for Wellbeing


"Let medicine be your food and food be your medicine."

Discover the links between the food we eat, our health and our vitality.

‘Nutrition for Wellbeing' focuses on the best ways to cook seasonal, nutritional meals, and how to incorporate supplements and herbs from the garden to promote health, beauty and vitality.

Course covers

  • An understanding of nutritional needs for different age groups and lifestyles, how our body works and how we can support our own healing
  • Introduction to ‘sprouting' and growing your own food
  • Practical skills for optimising health through cooking and juicing
  • Insights into Eastern and Western nutritional traditions
  • Comprehensive course notes with recipes to take away
  • Practical demonstrations with plenty of tasting

Rowena Paxton - Rowena trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London, completing their 3-year Nutrition Consultant's Course in September 1999. She went on to build a general nutrition practice at Neal's Yard Remedies in Salisbury and has recently opened another clinic in Tisbury. She finds digestive and stress related problems are the most frequent concerns that are brought to her. Rowena is a Foresight practitioner, helping couples with fertility problems and also has a special interest in sports nutrition, having worked with amateur enthusiasts, club athletes and elite international athletes. She has been a tutor for the nutritional therapy courses offered by BCNH and Premier International and this year has started lecturing for the nutrition course at The College of Naturopathic Medicine in Bristol. Locally she has worked with the Wiltshire NHS chronic fatigue support group, runs healing food lunches and gives regular talks. She collaborated on research and recipe development for five The Food Doctor books and also contributes to radio interviews and writes regular magazine articles.

Rowena came to nutrition from a lifelong interest in good food and ran a successful catering business before qualifying as a nutritional therapist.


Course dates for 2013

Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th October 

Our beautiful eco factory in Dorset - where our award winning products are made, surrounded by wonderful herb gardens and fruit orchards, it's the perfect location for this insightful course.

Course fee - £175
Including comprehensive course notes and wonderfully prepared organic lunch on each day

To book your place or for more information call our Courses Office on 020 3119 5904 or e-mail

As an added benefit, course students receive a 20% discount on Neal's Yard Remedies products for the duration of the course




• An understanding of our own and our family’s nutritional needs, to make informed decisions about food, nutritional herbs and supplements

• Encourage students to grow their own food and sprouting.

• An introduction to how our body works and how we can support our own healing.

• Practical skills for optimising our health through cooking and juicing.

• Insights into Eastern and Western nutritional traditions.

• Provide the information we need to make informed decisions about food, nutritional herbs and supplements.

Location: Neal's Yard Remedies Eco-factory Peacemarsh, Dorset
Cost: £175
Qualification: Certificate of Attendance
Tutor: Dragana Vilinac & guests
Open to: All - No prior experience necessary
To Book: Please call 020 3119 5904 or email   
Benefits: Each student will receive a Neal's Yard Remedies Privilege Card entitling them to 20% discount on products for the duration of the course. 

This is a 1-weekend course taking place between 10am-5.30pm in our Eco-factory Peacemarsh in Gillingham, Dorset

Course dates for 2013

Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th October 

Interested in knowing more?
If you would like further information on this or any other course we offer please contact the courses office on 0203 119 5904 or email us on