Shirley is a fully qualified and registered Nutritionist, Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach, who owns and runs Down To Earth Nutrition. Shirley studied nutrition for five years and graduated from the Kevala Centre in Cardiff in 2008, with the following qualifications: 

  • Diploma in Nutritional Therapy (Clinical Practice)

  • Diploma in Nutritional Therapeutics

  • Diploma in Nutritional Advice

registered Nutritional Therapist and Nutritionist Shirley Ward

"I truly believe "you are what you eat" - understanding what works for you as an individual is a great first step towards taking back control of your health"

Shirley holds a certificate in Health Coaching with Zest4Life's Academy programme

Shirley is an experienced Lecturer in Nutrition and Biomedicine during her time with the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Being an experienced health writer, Shirley has a number of published articles across a wide range of nutrition topics, having written online for  Cosmopolitan and Women's Health magazine, amongst others

Shirley has also worked with Nuffield Health since 2015, providing both nutritional consultations for their members as well as creating and delivering wellbeing solutions for their corporate clients throughout the UK

She is fully insured to practice and holds full membership of BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy) and as such is bound by their strict codes of conduct and practice, and is CNHC (Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council) registered

Shirley also enjoys volunteering as a member of BANT's Professional Practice Panel