Angela Tella, the award-winning author of Healthy, West African & Wise™ - The Complete Guide to a Healthy West African Diet and Lifestyle and the accompanying Healthy, West African & Wise™ Food Guide is a registered dietitian and lifestyle expert.

She is also the founder of Illumina Lifestyle Consulting, a consultancy which provides diet, lifestyle and wellbeing consultancy services to organisations in the private, not-for-profit and healthcare sectors, as well as to individuals. With a background in the National Health Service (NHS) spanning almost a decade, Angela has a wealth of nutrition expertise resulting in a diverse client portfolio ranging from the commercial slimming, private medical insurance and pharmaceutical industries to national charities, government agencies and NHS organisations.

An honours graduate of King's College London, Angela consulted as the West African nutrition expert for the UK government's £75million national Change4Life launched in January 2009. Angela is regularly quoted in the national press and is also an expert reviewer for the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, the professional journal of dietitians in the UK.

Angela's effervescent personality and instinctive ability to communicate effectively at all levels make her a hit with any audience, and she is sought after as a speaker in both professional and motivational capacities. She appears on both TV and radio and is regularly quoted in national newspapers such as the Sunday Times, Daily Mail, and Telegraph, as well as in consumer magazines and dietetic press. Angela is a national media spokesperson and member of the British Dietetic Association, and is fully registered with the Health Professions Council. For more information about Angela and her work, visit