Nutrition Consultant

Susan Church is a freelance Registered Nutritionist with expertise in nutritional analysis, food composition and dietary assessment.  She is a co-author of the renowned McCance and Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods, often referred to as the nutritionist’s bible. Susan provides a nutrition consultancy service specialising in nutritional analysis of recipes, menus and diets and offering training in these areas. She is based in Surrey.

Recipe Nutrition Analysis

Susan can provide a nutritional breakdown of recipes for use in PR, publications, on websites, food packaging and menus. Susan’s focus when analysing recipes is on accuracy and best practice, supported by detailed documentation.

Nutrition Labelling

The majority of prepacked foods must now display nutritional information and Susan provides a cost-effective nutrition calculation service suitable for most foods.

Menu Calorie Labelling

Providing customers with calorie and nutrient content of menu items together with offering healthier menu options can help to promote your business. Susan can support you in the provision of this information.

Training in Recipe Analysis and Food Composition

Susan runs the established Recipe Analysis: Maximising Accuracy course on behalf of Nutrition and Wellbeing Ltd. She also provides training and advice to both professionals and students on food composition, including data production, uses and limitations.


Recipe Analysis Courses

Susan runs the established Recipe Analysis: Maximising Accuracy course on behalf of Nutrition and Wellbeing Ltd.

Susan runs enjoyable and informative one-day courses in the UK.  The cost per delegate is £195.

Forthcoming Courses:

Friday 29 April, 2022

Friday 19 November, 2021

“A knowledge of the chemical composition of foods is the first essential in the dietary treatment of disease or in any quantitative study of human nutrition”

- McCance & Widdowson, 1940​

What clients say about our recipe analysis courses….

“Fantastic course, very informative and enjoyable.”
“Really useful to confirm current knowledge and extend on it to be able to make right decisions.”
“Thank you, very helpful and well delivered by an expert in the field.”

Susan's Blog

Nutrition labelling – how accurate are the values on my food products?

In December 2016, it became mandatory in the UK for the majority of prepacked foods to display nutrition information.  Most packaged foods must now display how much energy, fat, saturates, carbohydrate, sugars, protein and salt is provided by 100g or 100ml of the food. These values can be derived from chemical analysis in a laboratory, or they can be calculated from established data sources (McCance & Widdowson’s Composition of Foods in the UK) or from the actual nutrient values of the

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