Cost to hire a Nutritionist on Bidvine

£50 - £75

National average price

£50 - £75  National average range
£50 - £75

£50

£75

Your estimate

How much does a nutritionist cost?

Sep 04, 2019

On average most nutritionists charge around £50 to £79 per hour in the UK. Nutritionists usually charge based on an hourly rate, if your session is shorter or longer this could vary. It is always best to speak with your nutritionist directly to get a more precise cost estimate. However, there are also a variety of additional factors which can affect this. These are further outlined below.

Nutritionist Costs 

UK National Minimum Cost£50
UK National Maximum Cost£79
UK Average Cost£60
Average Range£50 - £79

Included in This Price Guide

Considerations

Allergies and Dietary Restrictions

Do you have any allergies or dietary restrictions? Then you must inform your nutritionist of these right away. They simply can’t plan an effective diet for your lifestyle if they aren’t aware of your allergies or dietary restrictions.

Not sure if you are allergic to specific foods? Then it is best to visit your medical doctor before you switch up your diet.

Then, once you provide your nutritionist with information on any allergies or dietary restrictions they can plan accordingly.

Goals

Before you head off to your nutritionist appointment, make a list of your goals. There are several reasons why people seek nutritional advice. Some of the popular reasons are to manage weight, plan a diet for sports and fitness training, improve overall health and fight an illness.

Once you’ve figured out your goals, share them with your nutritionist. They will then be able to take this information and use it to create a specialised plan for your goals.

Lifestyle and Meal Preparation

Do you eat at home most nights with the occasional dinner out? Are you always on the go without much time to cook? If so are you willing to make time to cook at home or is this impossible due to time constraints? Your answers to these questions will have a direct influence on the plan your nutritionist creates. So it is important, to be honest, and realistic with your answers.

If preparing most of your meals at home simply isn’t possible, it doesn’t mean you can’t eat healthily. Your nutritionist will take your lifestyle into account when they create a plan for your diet. No matter whether you prep all your meals at home or you regularly eat out, you can certainly make a healthy and nutritious diet part of your daily life.

Exercise Routine

Your activity level is yet another important consideration to discuss with your nutritionist. Just consider the difference in the quantity of food which an athlete needs in contrast to someone who goes for a weekly run. The athlete would burn far more calories than the person working out on a weekly basis. As a result, their diets will differ substantially.

In the same way, your nutritional plan will depend on your personal exercise routine. So, make sure to share your exercise habits whether you practice yoga, attend a fitness class like boxing lessons, or are working with a personal trainer, along with the information on your goals and lifestyle.

Frequency of Visits

The frequency of your visits can also impact cost. If you plan to have several appointments with your nutritionist then they may be able to offer you a discounted package.

Time

On average most sessions with a nutritionist last for approximately 2 hours. However, depending on your preparation level, the amount of material you need to cover, and the frequency of your sessions they may be shorter. For a personalised estimate speak to your nutritionist.

Are you working around time constraints? Then simply specify your preferred availability when you submit a request through the Bidvine request form.

Location

The location of your nutritionist's practice is another factor which will affect the overall price of your session. If you live in an area with higher rental costs and a higher cost of living you should expect higher rates. This reasonably allows your nutritionist to cover office rental costs and the cost of living.

Experience

It is also important to keep experience and qualifications foremost in your mind. Most nutritionists typically take a 3 to 4-year bachelor’s program focused on nutrition and health. While studying, they can then specialise in one of five different focuses. The specialisations they can choose from are animal nutrition, food nutrition, nutrition science, public health nutrition or sports and exercise nutrition.

Asking your nutritionist about their particular speciality will provide you with a better idea of whether or not they are a good fit for your goals. For instance, a nutritionist who studied sports or exercise nutrition may be better suited to help an athlete plan their diet.

You should also keep in mind that rates among these fields may also vary depending on the clientele and type of nutritional advice sessions being sought.

Nutritional Suggestions

Once you’ve wrapped up the session then your next step will be finding food based on their recommendations. This can also impact costs depending on what you are buying and where you are shopping.

Certain grocery stores will charge more than others due to their location and the transportation costs of the produce. To help cut costs, shop around or look at flyers ahead of time to find the most cost-effective options for your meal plan.

Summary

Working with a nutritionist can be highly beneficial. They can help you sort through the mountain of information available about different diets. Then they can help you create an effective plan for your lifestyle so that you can achieve your nutritional goals.