Independent Nutrition Consultant

Ursula Arens

Ursula Arens is currently a freelance nutrition consultant writer. She is a monthly columnist with Network Health Digest magazine (, which is read by 6000+ dietitians in the UK. 

She has a degree in Dietetics, and has spent most of her career working in the food industry: with a retailer, with a pharmaceutical company and at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF). She is a member of the Nutrition Society,  the British Dietetic Association, and the Guild of Health Writers.

She is very interested in public health aspects of food fortification and supplementation, and wrote the BNF briefing paper on this subject. What is the balance between communication methods versus intervention methods in achieving better public health outcomes? She does not have all the answers, but she does have some thoughts on this subject.