Qualified & Experienced

CarolMattaNutrition is run by Carol Matta a qualified nutritionist and UK registered dietitian with over 25 years experience in the field of food, nutrition, diet and health.

Carol Matta graduated from the University of Surrey in 1984 with a BSc(Hons) Nutrition. She also holds qualifications in adult teaching (City & Guilds 730), on-line facilitation and teaching (OFAT 1) and graduated from Plymouth University in 2009 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education. Management and leadership qualifications include the National Professional Qualification in Integrated Centre Leadership (National College for Schools Leadership) and vocational management qualifications from Henley Management College. She has completed short courses in motivational interviewing, coaching, coeliac disease and diabetes.


Carol Matta has worked for a number of businesses in her 30 year career including the UK’s NHS (1984 – 1998, 2003 – 2006 and 2015 onwards) , a Local Authority (2006 – 2014), the British Dietetic Association (1998 – 2003) and in a freelance capacity(1998 -2003) undertaking work with charities, the food industry and the media.Carol Matta is the only known nutritionist/dietitian in the UK to have successfully combined a career in nutrition and dietetics with a career in managing early years projects (Sure Start and Children’s Centres) providing a unique insight into these two areas. Carol Matta is the only known practitioner to be offering freelance nutrition and dietetic services in Cornwall and North and West Devon*

Carol Matta is a member of BDA – the Association of UK Dietitians and is registered with the UK Health & Care Professions Council. She is currently vice chair of the BDA’s South West of England Branch and a member of the UK’s freelance dietitians group. She holds an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Carol Matta is now using all this knowledge, skills and experience to run CarolMattaNutrition – a food and health consultancy providing nutrition, diet and health advice to individuals, groups, communities and business.


*Freelance Dietitians Group of the BDA – 2014.


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