Dietitians are university qualified experts in nutrition who understand how your body works and how food and drinks help nourish both healthy individuals and those with medical conditions that are affected by or treated with nutrition. They specialise in the interpretation and communication of nutrition science to enable people to make informed and practical choices about the food they eat, to promote health and wellbeing, and prevent and/or manage nutrition-related illness.
Dietitians can help treat a wide range of conditions including diabetes, heart disease, cancers, gastrointestinal diseases, food allergies, food intolerance’s, disordered eating as well as obesity and weight issues.
A Dietitian will:
- Assess your nutritional needs
- Develop a personalised eating plans that considers medical conditions and personal circumstances
- Provide nutrition counselling and support
- Provide information on healthy eating, shopping for food, eating out and preparing food at home