Amanda Hamilton Am and a is on e o f the leadin g broadcasters and writers on nutrition and health in the UK. Her no nonsense and upbeat approach has made her a media favourite (The Sunday Times called her 'Queen of the Detox Scene') and she became well known TV face through BBC2’s “Something For The Weekend” and her “Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses” which she co-directed and presented. She was nominated for the Johnny Walker/ Spectator Great Scots Award in 2010 for -
Amanda is a Nutritionist, broadcaster and author whose passion for her subject coupled with a refreshing down to earth approach have made her a media's favourite and respected practitioner.
TV/ RADIO EXPERIENCE “The Hour”, (STV—live) Co-presenter
Amanda works as an advisor with the Scottish Government’s Curriculum for Excellence panel on food and health. She is a National Food Ambassador for the Scottish Executive.
“Landward” (BBC 1) Co-presenter
Says Prof Ian Philp MD, Government Tsar on Ageing: “Amanda’s diets add years to life and life to years.”
GMTV (Live) “Inch Loss Island,” “Little Black Dress Diet”, “Bikini Diet” Presenter/Nutritionist
QUALIFICATIONS BA, Communications Napier University, Edinburgh
“New Year, New You” (STV—live) Presenter
“Something for the Weekend”, (BBC2—live) Presenter/Nutritionist
“How to Live Longer” (BBC1) Presenter/Nutritionist
Diploma in Nutritional Therapy Thames Valley University Registered Nutritionist with BANT British Association of Nutritional Therapy MSC in Obesity Science (currently studying) Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen. Amanda has been the face of Cancer Research’s ‘Great British Breakfast’; the face and ambassador of “Visit Scotland” and the keynote speaker for several international conferences on health. She is a keen skier and mountain biker and trained as a yoga teacher. She is also an exinternational badminton player. Amanda (36) has four children: two stepchildren (age 15 and 12) and a daughter age 6 and a son, age 14 months. She speaks Spanish fluently after living in Spain and Mexico where she worked as a journalist.
“Should I Worry About...?” (BBC1) Presenter/Nutritionist “The Last Resort” (BBC1) Presenter/Nutritionist UKTV’s “Spa of Weight Loss for Life” Presenter/Nutritionist /Co-producer UKTV’s “Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses” Presenter/Nutritionist /Co-producer UKTV’s “Teen Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses” Presenter/Nutritionist /Co-producer BBC Radio Scotland (live) Radio presenter, national daytime live BOOKS & JOURNALISM “Life Detox”, 2007, Piatkus “Life Changing Weight Loss”, 2008 Little Brown “Secrets of the Spa” 2010, Little Brown Amanda regularly contributes to magazines and newspapers on health related subjects and has weekly and monthly columns in publications such as UAE’s “The National”, “Health & Fitness” magazine, MSN, The Sun, “Foodies Magazine” and others.
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