GET AND GROW HEALTHY WITH THREPSIS
Food That Nourishes You and Your Family
Threpsis is the Greek word for nourishment. Dr. Maragkoudaki fully understands how important it is to nourish our bodies in order to prevent or alleviate dietary related conditions. However, there is often a disconnect when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle; we know what’s good for our bodies, but we don’t always act accordingly. Moreover, nowadays there is plethora of information often leading to confusion in relation to healthy nutrition. Threpsis aims to mend the gap between knowing and doing, by offering only evidence based nutrition advice and catering to each individual's unique circumstances . Whether it is family nutrition, maternal nutrition, weight loss or weight management or developing a healthy relationship with food, Threpsis offers a variety of services to meet your needs.
A UNIQUE PHILOSOPHY
The main force behind Threpsis is a deep desire to help individuals improve their health by improving their diet. Moreover, we believe that early nutrition can play a fundamental role in the development/prevention of disease in later life. Therefore, our advice on maternal nutrition aims not only to ensure a healthy pregnancy but also to promote the baby's optimal development. In addition as advice on infant and children nutrition can be overwhelming for new parents; our goal is to provide you with well-researched, comprehensive and easy-to-follow nutritional plans to nourish all your family.
Dr. Xanthi Maragkoudaki
Having battled with obesity since childhood Dr . Maragkoudaki has decided to pursue a career in the field of nutrition in order to be able to understand the underlying metabolic and physiological problems that contribute to chronic diseases. Soon after her MSc she realised the importance of early nutrition in early life and decided to do a PhD on the effect of maternal nutrition in offsprings' health. The areas she has conducted research on include: maternal nutrition, maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, childhood obesity, childhood diabetes, prebiotics, genetics of obesity, energy expenditure, dietary interventions.
With a thorough understanding and experience in nutrition science she now wants to help individuals eat the way it makes them feel their best. Having experienced herself weight bias it's fundamental to her not to have a weight centred approach but to help everyone feel energetic, happy and healthy . Moreover, she is very passionate to support families to engage to eating habits aiming at theimal development of their children and the prevention of negative relationship with food.
Education and work experience:
March 2017-Present: Founder and self-employed at Threpsis
Sept. 2015-Present: Scientific consultant of a non-profit organization specialized on infant feeding: http://www.mitrikosthilasmos.com
2014: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Women’s and Children’s Health Division, King’s College London.
2010-2014: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on the effect of maternal obesity in offspring metabolism, Women’s and Children’s Health Division,King’s College London
2008-present: Registered Associate Nutritionist (4770), Association of Nutrition Accredited
2009 - 2010: Nutrition Scientist at the Department of Health, Health Improvement Directorate, Nutrition Science and Policy Advice team.
2009: “Breastfeeding: Practice and Policy” WHO, UNICEF collaborative course
2007 –2008: MSc course in “Public Health Nutrition”, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
2006-2007: Research assistant, Endocrinology Unit Pediatrics Athens University Medical School
2001-2005 BSc in Biology, University of Crete
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Supporting Your Success
MATERNAL NUTRITION CONSULTATION
Nourishment for two
Nutritional advice and support not only for a healty pregnancy but also for your child' optimal health and development
Evidence based nutritional advice for your wellbeing and health, following a non-diet approach.
NUTRITIONAL ADVICE TO IMPROVE FERTILITY
Let us help you create family moments
Get support in improving your nutritional status in order to improve your fertility. We also collaborate with an expert in male fertility, more information: www.gonos.co.uk
INFANT AND CHILDREN NUTRITION
Nutritional advice on your children's nutrition. Establish healthy nutritional choices early on and nourish their bodies and brains.