About Dr. Glenville PhD
A Brief Biography
Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD is a registered member of the Nutrition Society, a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine, chartered psychologist, author and broadcaster who obtained her doctorate from Cambridge University. Dr Marilyn Glenville has studied and practised nutrition for over 25 years, both in the UK and in the USA, focusing on the natural approach to female hormone problems. Today she is recognised as the UK’s leading nutritionist specialising in women’s health. She is the Former President of the Food and Health Forum at the Royal Society of Medicine and is a patron of the Daisy Network, a charity for premature menopause. (Please note Dr Glenville is a Nutritionist and not a medical doctor.)
Dr Marilyn Glenville was also formerly an observer on the Food Standards Agency’s Expert Group on the safety of vitamins and minerals. Dr Marilyn Glenville has had many papers published in scientific journals, frequently advises health professionals and has lectured at academic conferences held at The Medical Society, The Royal College of Physicians and The Royal College of Surgeons. Dr Marilyn Glenville was invited to give a presentation in the House of Lords to The Scientific and Technology committee, on behalf of The nutrition Council (NTC), on the standards of nutritional training in the UK and the benefits of nutrition to the general public.
In 2005, Dr Marilyn Glenville was also invited to give a presentation at The Royal Society of Medicine as part of the celebrations to mark the RSM’s bicentennial year in conjunction with the Prince of Wales’ Foundation for Integrated Health. With her special interest in the female hormone cycle, Dr Marilyn Glenville frequently works with women who suffer menstrual problems such as heavy periods, painful periods, PMS, fibroids, PCOS and endometriosis, and who wish to work on a nutritional approach to these problems. Dr Marilyn Glenville also helps couples who are having difficulty conceiving or having recurrent miscarriages.Dr Marilyn Glenville also lectures regularly for all the major nutrition schools in the UK at graduate and post graduate level. Dr Marilyn Glenville is a popular international speaker. As a respected author on women’s healthcare she gives regular talks on radio and has often appeared on television and in the press.
She is the author of 11 internationally bestselling books (see below) many of which have become the standard reference books for practitioners and have sold over 500,000 copies worldwide.
Marilyn Glenville is the author of 11 international best selling books:
|Natural Solutions to PCOS||Healthy Eating for the Menopause|
|Natural Solutions to the Menopause||Natural Alternatives to Dieting|
|Getting Pregnant Faster||Natural Solutions to Infertility|
|Osteoporosis – how to prevent, treat & reverse it||Overcoming PMS the Natural Way|
|Fat Around the Middle||The Nutritional Health Handbook for Women|
|Natural Alternatives to HRT|
These books have been reprinted many times in the UK and have been translated and sold in over 20 countries around the world.
1997 ‘Natural Alternatives to HRT’. Published by Kyle Cathie. Revised in 2002 and renamed ‘New Natural Alternatives to HRT’.
1999 `Natural alternatives to Dieting`. Published by Kyle Cathie.
2000 ‘Natural Alternatives to HRT Cookbook’. Published by Kyle Cathie. Now called ‘Healthy Eating for the Menopause’.
2000 ‘Natural Solutions to Infertility’. Published by Piatkus Books.
2001 Launch of ‘Nutritional Health Handbook for women’ Published by Piatkus Books.
2002 ‘Natural Solutions to PMS’. Published by Piatkus Books. Now called ‘Overcoming PMS the Natural Way’.
2005 ‘Osteoporosis – the silent epidemic’ Published by Kyle Cathie. Now called ‘Osteoporosis – how to prevent, treat and reverse it’
2006 ‘Fat Around the Middle’. Published by Kyle Cathie.
2008 ‘Getting Pregnant Faster’ Published by Kyle Cathie.
2010 ‘The Natural Health Bible’ Published by Duncan Baird
2011 ‘Natural Solutions to the Menopause’ Published by Macmillan
Glenville M Nutritional supplements in pregnancy: commercial push or evidence based?, Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2006;18:642-7.
Collaborated in a study on Preconception Care and the Outcome of Pregnancy undertaken by the University of Surrey and published in the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (1995), 5, 205-208. This study investigated the effects of controlled nutritional intake during the pre conceptual period on fertility, recurrent miscarriages, small for dates babies and malformations.
Author of ‘Health Professionals’ Guide to Preconception Care’ published by Foresight for doctors, nurses, midwives and health visitors.
Glenville M., Broughton R., Wing AM. and Wilkinson RT (1978) Sleep, 1, 169-176
Glenville M (1979) Chronobiologia IV, 2, 101
Glenville M and Broughton R (1979) Chapter in P. Passouant (ed.) Proceedings of the Symposium ‘Pharmacology of the States of Alertness’.
Glenville M and Wilkinson RT (1979) Ergonomics 22, 8, 927-933
Glenville M, Broughton R, Wing AM and Wilkinson RT (1979) Chapter in C. Mackay and T. Cox (ed) Response to Stress published by IPC Science and Technology Press
Memberships and Positions
Former President of Food and Health Forum at the Royal Society of Medicine.
Former expert observer for the FSA (The Food Standards Agency) for safety of vitamins and minerals in the UK
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Former Chair of Foresight – the Association for Preconception Care and Infertility
Member of the British Menopause Society
Member of the National Osteoporosis Society
Member of the British Fertility Society
Patron of the Daisy Network – charity for Premature Menopause
Workshops Conducted for:
|Worthingtons||The Hale Clinic|
|National Association for Pre-menstrual Syndrome at the Medical Society||The Festival of Mind, Body and Spirit|
|The British Society of Allergy, Environtmental & Nutritional Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians||Healing Arts Festival|
|The Institute of Optimum Nutrition||The Canadian Embassy|
|College of Naturopathic Medicine||American Women in England|
|Viveka||Flint House Clinic|
|The Natural Products Show||Women in Banking|
|Foresight (The Charity for pre-conception care)||The Guides Association|
|Champion Women||University College London|
|Wimbledon Golf Club||Daisy Network The Premature Menopause Charity|
|Verity Charity for PCOS||St Johns and St Elizabeth Hospital (The Birth Unit)|
|The Herts and Essex Fertility Clinic||Stoke Manderville Hospital|
|South Buckinghamshire Complementary Medicine special interest group||American Association for Environmental Medicine|
|Vitality Show||Bright Ideas at the Royal College of Surgeons|
Dr Marilyn Glenville has also conducted workshops internationally in:
- South Africa
- The United States
Dr Marilyn Glenville has Featured In:
|The Sunday Times||The Daily Mail|
|The Guardian||Daily Express|
|The Daily Telegraph||Daily Mirror|
|The Independent||The Observer|
|Good Housekeeping||Women’s Realm|
|Top Sante||Women in banking|
|Women’s Own||Kindred Spirit|
|Here’s Health||Network Directory|
|What Doctor’s Don’t Tell You||PMS Helplink|
|National Childbirth Trust||Green Guide|
|BBC 1 One O’clock and six O’clock News||BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour|
|BBC 1 The Ester show (Women’s health)||BBC Southern Counties Radio|
|BBC 1 Kilroy (On the Menopause)||BBC Scotland|
|BBC 2 Trust Me I’m a Doctor||BBC Wales|
|ITV This Morning Show||BBC Radio Leeds|
|Channel 4 Diet and Male Infertility||BBC Radio Derby|
|Central TV Late and Live||LBC|
|Carlton TV London TV News||Viva|
|Carlton TV Liz Earl’s A-Z of health||BBC Most regions|
|Yorkshire TV A-Z of Fertility|
|GMT Food and Health series|