"Throughout his working life, Richard Burton has explored ways of improving the diet of individuals and society as a whole. At various times since the 1970s, he has been involved in: nutrition research on dietary fibre; science writing for research projects; health journalism; managing wholefood businesses; consulting and lecturing on nutrition at London’s Community Health Foundation; weight management consulting; nutritional therapy, and acupuncture. Richard’s therapeutic approach has achieved successful outcomes for thousands of clients. His knowledge of Chinese Medicine enriches his teaching and counselling skills.
"Richard founded IINH in 2002 with a mission to spread understanding of nutrition and health, and to educate, motivate and train as many people as possible to do the same. He is principal tutor for the Nutrition & Health Coaching programme in year 1." 
Resources and articles
- Irish Institute of Nutrition and Health Richard Burton, organizational web page, accessed May 11, 2014.