Aoife Hearne – MINDI – MSc Sports and Exercise Nutrition
Aoife Hearne is a registered dietician and a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, the professional body for dieticians in Ireland.
Aoife went to the United States on an athletic scholarship where she studied nutrition at The University of Tennessee. She went on to complete a dietetic internship at the world renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. After qualifying as a registered dietician she worked as a clinical dietician in Savannah, Georgia at Memorial Health University Medical Centre.
Aoife returned home from the United States in 2005 and established Nutrition Solutions in Waterford City. Since then, she has made a significant contribution to the South East’s medical infrastructure by providing a professional private nutrition consultancy service. Aoife works closely with local GP’s and also provides nutrition services to schools, industry, sports teams and community groups. She has extensive experience in counselling patients with diabetes, cardiac disease, increased cholesterol, gut problems such as irritable bowel syndrome (FODMAP diet), polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), those with weight control issues and patients undergoing cancer treatment.
Aoife has a strong personal background in sport. She was a member of the national track and field team from 1994-2000 and was national senior champion in the 100m in 1997. Aoife has recently completed a master’s degree at Coventry University in Sports and Exercise Nutrition. She has worked with many elite athletes from a number of different sports and worked with the Tipperary Senior Hurling panel from 2009 – 2014.
Aoife is a panel member of RTE’s Operation Transformation 2014 and 2015 as the nutrition expert. Aoife was the first dietician that was part of the TV show in the year it won an IFTA.
Aoife will be providing great diet and nutrition tips and advice in every edition of The Glozette. You can also see lots more from Aoife on the GloHealth Loyalty & Reward programme Amazing+.
Clinics in Waterford City and Clonmel, Co Tipperary
Office contact: 086-0875739