Healthy West African

West African Health & Nutrition

Through our Healthy West African brand launched in 2011, we develop and deliver products and services designed to meet the nutrition, lifestyle and wellbeing needs of people from West African communities. We also work with organisations that work with West African audiences and need help to tailor their products, brand messages and services to suit this target audience. We provide:

Nutrition Consultancy

We work with government agencies, PR agencies and other organisations on the development and delivery of public health initiatives, messages and brands targeting the West African market. In addition, we work on consultancy briefs to improve the health outcomes of African-Caribbean and South Asian communities and also deliver seminars and workshops to audiences in these communities.

Seminars & Workshops (In-person or Virtual)

Our tailored and culturally-sensitive nutrition, health and lifestyle seminars and workshops provide practical and effective nutrition and lifestyle tips to prevent and manage health conditions such as diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, overweight and heart disease.

Food Business Consultancy

We work with food businesses that specialise in West African cuisine to:

  • Grow their business and increase profit.
  • Meet their legal requirement to provide safe food.
  • Create new dishes/recipes and make existing ones healthier without compromising on taste or brand values.
  • Develop strategy to navigate today’s nutrition-focused environment confidently.
  • Provide clear nutrition information to customers by nutritional analysis*.
  • Develop their workforce through food safety and allergen awareness training.
  • Develop menus, apps, websites and product labels.

(* All our nutritional analysis is carried out by a fully qualified nutrition professional).

Cultural Competency Training

We equip and upskill healthcare professionals and agencies working with West African communities enabling them to be effective in engaging with these communities. Training includes addressing cultural barriers, restrictions and habits as well as case study breakout sessions.

Health & Wellbeing Resources

We design and develop culturally-sensitive resources empowering people of  West African origin to make diet and lifestyle changes that benefit their health. Some of our popular award-winning resources include:

One-to-one Consultations

Our one-to-one coaching sessions help individuals to live more fulfilling and productive lives by inspiring and equipping them to eat for better health and well-being, as well as helping them achieve more balance in their lifestyle.