Career Goals:
To contribute to research into ketogenic metabolic therapies- with a special interest in oncology.

To support the process of bridging the gap between science and practical applications of a ketogenic metabolic approach, thereby making a significant difference in patients’ vitality and quality of life.




MSc in Advanced Nutrition (Research and Practice) at NCA (Northern College of Acupuncture, York), accredited by Middlesex University in London, UK.

Dissertation: “An Investigation of the Effects of Dietary and/or Nutraceutical Modulation of Insulin Resistance on Survival in Female Breast Cancer Patients. A Systematised Review of the Evidence.”



Psychological Fitness Specialist-  with Dr Mark Atkinson (Human Potential Institute), a British medical donor and internationally-renowned pioneer in the fields of mind-body medicine and human potential development.


Keto College with Matthew’s Friends, London, UK.


Herbs and Supplements for Cancer with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA.


Training with Dr William Walsh in Advanced Nutrient Therapies for Mental Health. Qualification as “Certified Walsh Institute Practitioner”.


Oct 2013

6-day certified course in “Nutritional Medicine in Oncology” at the Tumor Biology Centre in Freiburg, Germany.


Oct 2013

CPD (Continued Professional Development) courses with a focus on Functional Medicine (Practitioner Certificate in Functional Nutrition). For an updated list please contact me.

Sep 2008

Nov 2011

Diploma course in Nutritional Therapy (DipNT)

Irish Institute of Nutrition & Health, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland



Micronutrients and Food Composition, Dietary Therapy, Biochemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Nutritional Therapeutics, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Clinical Practice, Research Methods, NLP


Cancer Care: What is the Role of Nutrition, Mistletoe Therapy and Other Natural Compounds in Addition to Conventional Oncological Therapy?

Oct 2002

Oct 2006

University of Applied Sciences, Fribourg, Switzerland

Bachelor of Business Administration (200 ECTS credits, full-time employment combined with night and week-end courses)



International Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Marketing

My dissertation was published by Growth Publisher as a book called “Profiling the Hybrid: Born-again Global Firms” in 2007.

Work Experience

Director at Patricia Daly Nutrition since 2012. Providing tailored nutritional therapy services (one-to-one and group consultations) as well as extensive online resources on the practical implementation of ketogenic metabolic approaches for both patients and practitioners. Day-to-day running of and

Co-Author of the best-selling book “The Ketogenic Kitchen”, published in English in 2016 by Gill Books in Ireland and Chelsea Green in the USA; in German in 2018 by Trias Verlag (“Ketogene Diät bei Krebs: Das Therapie-Kochbuch”).

Founding and Advisory Board Member for the European Keto Live Centre, Germany.

Visiting lecturer at the Irish Institute of Nutrition and Health (IINH) in Bray, Wicklow, on Cancer Biology, since 2013.

Freelance writing for magazines and supplement/wholefood companies.

Speaker at international conferences on the topic of the emerging science of ketogenic diets for cancer patients. Some examples:

  • October 2014: 3rd International Conference on Exercise and Cancer in Munich (Germany).
  • February 2016: 3rd Wise Traditions Conference (Weston A Price Foundation) in Limerick (Ireland).
  • November 2016: Yes2Life Conference (“Charging down the wrong path: Is cancer a metabolic, epigenetic disease?”) in London (UK).
  • February 2017: 2nd Annual Conference on Nutritional Ketosis and Metabolic Therapeutics in Tampa (USA).
  • June 2019: 1st Keto Live Conference in Berguen (Switzerland).
  • November 2020: 2nd Keto Live Conference, online.
  • November 2020: The ketogenic diet as supportive therapy in oncology, European Society for Integrative Oncology (ESIO), online.
  • June 2021: Keto Live Conference in Berguen (Switzerland).

From 09/2000 to 08/2012

Various roles in international corporate businesses, namely UBS, PostFinance (both in Switzerland) and Bank of Ireland (Ireland). For details please get in touch.

About Patricia Daly

Patricia Daly is an experienced and internationally recognized nutritional therapist (MSc (Advanced Nutrition), dipNT, mBANT, rCNHC), author and educator in the area of integrative cancer support. Following her cancer diagnosis in 2008, she started studying nutrition science and left her corporate career. She is completing her MSc degree in “Advanced Nutrition in Research and Practice” at Middlesex University in London in 2021. As a Swiss native, she regularly attends training courses in Switzerland/Germany, including at the renowned Tumor Biology Center in Freiburg, Germany. Patricia is also one of the founding and advisory board members of the Association for Ketogenic Metabolic Therapies based in Germany.

Over the past 10 years, Patricia has worked with hundreds of clients worldwide that are affected by cancer and that are looking to improve their quality of life with nutrition and lifestyle changes. In 2016, she co-wrote the book “The Ketogenic Kitchen” with Domini Kemp. It quickly became a bestseller in Ireland and subsequently also on Amazon US. Patricia is a guest lecturer and regularly receives invitations to speak at international medical conferences.

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