Main Office: Nutri Vive Nutrition Consultancy, No. 49 John St, Kilkenny, Ireland
087 680 2248(Secretary)

About Us

We provide Professional Nutrition advice which is completely tailored to meet the needs of the individual or group.

Ellen Roche BSc.  Nutr Sci, PG Dip Dietetics MINDI

Registered Dietitian & Consultant Nutritionist  

Ellen initially studied at UCC Cork, graduating with a BSc. (Hons) Nutritional Sciences in 2003.    Following research and development work within the Australian food industry, she decided to further her studies to become a Dietitian by completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics at Leeds Beckett University in 2006.

Ellen is an experienced Registered Dietitian and active member of the Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute.    She worked as a hospital based Dietitian within the HSE for a number of years, helping patients to recover from various illnesses.

In 2011, she founded Nutri Vive, a nutrition consultancy which empowers clients to make lifestyle changes which are key to achieving personal goals, optimal health and long-term wellbeing.  Areas of specialist interest include fertility issues,  digestive conditions, autoimmune conditions and weight management.  We help clients ranging from 4 to 104 years of age!  In 2023, Ellen became one of very few Fertility Specialist Dietitians in Ireland.

Ellen frequently provides an independent voice and professional opinion for national radio, TV and print media. An extensive range of nutrition services are also available for schools, catering establishments, PR companies, workplaces and the food industry.   Corporate clients such as Spar Ireland, Mason Hayes Curran (Law Firm), RTE Television, Irish Management Institute and Wexford Senior Hurling Team have utilised our professional services.

Member Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute No: 0766
State Registered with CORU No: DI017775

A Dietitian can provide personalised nutrition plans for the following:
  • Anaemia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Bariatric surgery nutrition support
  • Behavioural food aversion & Fussy eaters
  • Coeliac disease & Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Coeliac Disease in in children/adolescents
  • Constipation in children/adolescents
  • Crohns Disease/ Ulcerative Colitis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes in children/adolescents
  • Diarrhoea in children/adolescents
  • Disability related nutrition problems for children
  • Diverticular disease / diverticulitis
  • Dysphagia / Swallowing problems
  • Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating in adults
  • Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating in adolescents
  • Eczema in children/adolescents
  • Fertility
  • Food allergy & intolerance in children/adolescents
  • Food intolerance
  • Gestational/ Diabetes during pregnancy
  • Gout
  • Growth Faltering/undernutrition in children/adolescents
  • Healthy Eating and general nutrition
  • Heart Health – cholesterol/blood pressure
  • Hereditary Fructose Intolerance
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Diarrhoea/constipation/wind/bloating)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome in children/adolescents
  • Liver / gallbladder / pancreatic disease
  • Low FODMAP diet
  • Lupus / SLE
  • Malnutrition/Undernutrition
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nutrition & Mental health
  • Nutrition for people with Cancer Nutrition
  • Nutrition before, during and after pregnancy
  • Osteoporosis & Osteopenia
  • PCOS
  • Pouch/colostomy/Ileostomy
  • Raised blood sugars & Type 2 Diabetes
  • Reflux / Hiatus Hernia / Oesophagitis/ Barrett’s Oesophagus
  • Sports nutrition
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Tube feeding in adults
  • Vegetarian & vegan diets
  • Weight management in children/adolescents
  • Weight management for adults


  • Corporate consultancy for food / nutrition/ catering companies
  • Development of healthy eating policies for schools/universities
  • EAP programmes (Employee Assistance Programmes)
  • EU food legislation
  • Food Labelling
  • Group Weight Management programmes
  • Health & Wellness for schools and clubs
  • Health promotion programmes
  • Health screening (body composition, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure)
  • Internet media
  • Intranet presentations
  • Media & PR
  • Menu Analysis / calorie posting
  • Menu development/auditing / assessment / planning / mentoring
  • Nutrition consulting for residential units / community hospitals
  • Nutrition education material
  • Nutrition information stands
  • Nutrition policy development
  • On site one-to-one dietetic clinics
  • Onsite interactive workshops & presentations
  • Product development
  • Product launches, trade shows, exhibitions
  • Project management for nutrition service development
  • School health initiatives
  • School staff education: nutrition related issues on primary & secondary school curricula
  • Supermarket promotions / tours / stands / events
  • Workplace Health & Wellness initiatives