Ursula Zehnder, BSc Nutrition and Diets

BSc Ernährung & Diätetik BFH

Emphasis on: obesity, adiposity, eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia), sports nutrition, nutrition during digestive problems and food intolerances


  • Primary and high school in Baar
  • Formal training to become a chef, worked as a chef in various locations
  • Formal training to become a certified nutritionist, obtained degree in 2000
  • Worked as a certified nutritionist in various positions, also in management functions
  • Practical trainer
  • Own practice in Zug since May 2012
  • 2013 – 2015 obtained additional, supplementary degree in BSc in Nutrition and Diet
  • March 2017 Start of CAS (Certified Advanced Studies) training in food allergies and intolerances
  • Dec 2017 Start of CAS training in sport nutrition

Personal Information

  • Competitive experience as a lightweight rower
  • Active athlete (cycling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, running)
  • Passionate chef cook
  • Epicure / Woman of pleasure


  • German
  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

Further education and training focus

  • Clinical nutrition (malnutrition, oncological nutrition)
  • Sports nutrition
  • Allergies and food intolerances (celiac disease, fructose malabsorption, histamine intolerance, etc.)
  • Diabetes nutrition
  • Eating disorder (anorexia, binge eating, bulimia)
  • Nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders
  • Psychological training courses for result-driven / person-focused counseling, contact with psychiatric patients
  • Team leader training


  • SVDE Schweizerischer Verband diplomierter ErnährungsberaterInnen (Swiss Association for Nutritionists)
  • SGE Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Ernährung (Swiss Society for Nutrition)
  • Aha Allergiezentrum Schweiz (Allergy Centre Switzerland)
  • IG Zöliakie (Swiss non profit with focus on celiac disease)
  • Fachgruppe Sporternährung SVDE und BASPO (competence group for sports nutrition)
  • Fachgruppe Gastroenterologie (competence group for gastroenterology)


Ernährungsberatung Plus
Ursula Zehnder
BSc Ernährung & Diätetik BFH
Gubelstrasse 17, 6300 Zug
Tel. 041 761 32 74
Fax 041 761 32 75
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