Meet Dr. Annamaria Acquaviva | Wellbeing Escapes

Meet Dr. Annamaria Acquaviva

Dr. Annamaria Acquaviva is a dietitian, nutritionist and health coach at Palazzo di Varignana hotel in Italy. She has a first class honours degree from the Medicine and Surgery Faculty at the University of Bologna. Following an initial degree in Pharmacy and the study of phytotherapy, she obtained a degree in Dietetics, gaining clinical experience in various hospital departments, including Nephrology, Pediatrics, Metabolic Disorders, Eating Disorders, Great Obesity and Endocrinology. She has held conferences on health and good nutrition issues and is a keen speaker when it comes to popularizing science-based healthy eating through “Cuisine of Wellness” lessons, in activities aimed at children and adolescents in schools and in television and radio broadcasts. In 2017, she was the nutritionist for the television campaign on Italian TV.  She is a Member of the Board of Directors of ASAND (Technical Scientific Association of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics) and has worked in the creation of campaigns promoting healthy eating. 

She is the author of the blog: “HealthRevolution” and an influencer on social media and an author of the book “Bambini a Tavola. Quasi un gioco!” (Children at the table. Almost a game!).

At Palazzo di Varignana she manages the Health retreats called In Forma. Withing these retreats she promotes a philosophy called  'ARS VIVENDI', the art of living well.  These retreats are innovative, uses the latest scientific findings and its aim is to stimulate metabolic activity, fight oxidative stress and support the immune system. The menu that was designed by Dr Anna and encourages healthy diet using products which are grown in the surrounding land such as an award-winning extra virgin olive oil. 

If you would like to participate in the retreat run by Dr Annamaria please speak to one of our wellbeing travel specialist on 0203 735 7555 or email 

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