Dr Maria Paula Goncalves


Maria Paula Goncalves is a Food Engineer with a Master’s degree and a PhD in the area of Food Science, as well asa nutritionist with a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition. She is also a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach.

For fifteen years, she has undertaken Research, Teaching and Extension activities in the field of Food Science and Technology, in four educational institutions in Brazil and Chile, and has worked as a visiting researcher for almost 5 years at the University of Reading, where she is currently in collaboratation with the Student Wellbeing Department as a sessional nutritionist.

She is very passionate about food, health and education and has dedicated her entire professional life to educating, studying and researching food.  In 2006 she decided to dedicate her time and use her expertise to help people to understand and put in practice how body-mind nutrition, as well as a healthy lifestyle can be useful tools to prevent and manage health issues. Maria really likes helping people and truly believes in the Functional Medicine approach, which treats us as holistic beings and looks for the root cause of a health issue, to improve people’s health and their quality of life.  

In partnership with Dr Nina, she would like to invite you to unlock your health and wellness and thrive.

Our Therapies & Services

The practice offers a range of healthcare options for patients seeking an alternative or complementary therapy to conventional methods.

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday
  • 9am - 1pm

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