Dian Shepperson Mills

Cert Ed B.A. Dip ION M.A.


Dian has been a Tutor, Lecturer and the Information Officer at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION), London and MA graduate of the University of Brighton Faculty of Health Department, She is currently a Governor of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION), a member of BANT (British Association of Nutritional Therapists), on the NTC ( Nutrition Therapy Council), and Director of the Endometriosis and Fertility Clinic.

Dian received her Cert. Ed. in Nutrition from the Victoria University of Manchester in 1971 and lectured in Nutrition for seventeen years. She gained a B.A. degree in Education and Psychology from the Open University in 1980 and the Diploma in Nutrition from ION in 1991. She has an M.A. Health Education (Europe), where she researched nutrition/health policies and guidelines and looked at phyto-chemicals in food and their effects upon health. Her dissertation was on 'The Role of Nutrition in Preconceptual Care'. She mentors ION first, second and and third year students throughout their courses, also overseeing their presentations, consultations and dissertations.

Her research interests are in women's health areas, endometriosis, male and female infertility, premenstrual syndrome, endocrine disorders in males and females, menopause. She has published several papers, abstracts and book chapters and has given lectures to scientific societies in the USA, Europe, Asia and S.America. She has written a book "Endometriosis: the key to healing through nutrition" with the American reproductive physiologist Michael Vernon

Dian is a past Trustee of the Endometriosis Society of Great Britain where she was very active in DTP leaflets, giving and organising lectures, conferences and coordinating regional groups and fundraising. She is currently a trustee of the Endometriosis SHE Trust She has researched the relationship between endometriosis and diet. She works closely with several doctors in England, Denmark and America. She has close links with the American, Australian and the various European endometriosis societies.

She is an active member of (BANT) the British Association of Nutrition Therapists, The SHE Trust (Simply Holistic Endometriosis Trust), (EA) the Endometriosis Association, (ESHRE) European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology and (ASRM) American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

Dian has an extensive background in lecturing in Nutrition and in one to one nutrition consultations with clients at her Nutrition Clinics in London and Hailsham.

Now available is the ability for you to consult with Dian, by printing the nutrition questionnaire filling in the answers and sending the form, with your fee, to Dian you can get the benifit of her advice.