A unique insight into 'Life beyond the waistline'

Date published: 31 January 2024

A unique new book takes readers through the changing career of a multi-award-winning UK dietitian (now retired), who enjoyed stints at the Royal Oldham hospital and Latics.

No dietitian in the UK has a career history like Evelyn Newman’s and none have ever documented the changing face of a career in dietetics, covering four decades.

It dispels the myths of a profession, which in the public’s imagination seems to be focused on weight loss and describes the incredible opportunities of working in many unusual care settings and countries.

Her determination to succeed shines through as she makes the most of the unlikely new adventures, which come her way.

It is an encouraging story, with many amusing insights and hiccups along the way.

Readers will enjoy the reflections of life behind bars, in football dressing rooms, as a trade union general secretary and navigating national roles in and around Whitehall.

Evelyn encourages anyone reading the book to be “open to all possibilities and never be limited by anyone else’s limited vision of what you know you can achieve.”

Evelyn's 'Life beyond the waistline' book is out now.

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