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Dietitians practice in both nutrition and dietetics by supporting people to understand their nutritional needs in order to maintain optimal health throughout all ages and stages of life; and Tailoring individual dietary plans to treat medical conditions and their associated symptoms.

Nutrition & Dietetics

Our qualified dietitians can provide dietary advice relating to:

  • suitable nutrient intake at different life stages e.g. pregnancy, menopause, ageing
  • underweight/overweight
  • sport, competition and hydration
  • recipes and budgeting
  • dietary supplements
  • food and mood (mental health)
  • food fuel to optimise performance for work/study/sport
  • vegetarian diets
  • vitamin/mineral deficiencies
  • changes in appetite, dentition and swallowing
  • treatment of diet-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders, allergy and food intolerance, disordered eating and cancer.

Dietitians work with you to help you understand your dietary requirements and to develop an eating program tailored to your individual needs. They provide motivation and support to help you achieve your health goals.

Our dietitians can work with you individually or together with your partner, care provider or family

Child Nutrition & Dietetics

Our specialist nutrition and dietetics team support your child to grow well, perform well, attain and maintain good health. We can offer advice on nutrition so that health is maintained through all ages and stages of your child’s development and support individual children’s diets to treat medical conditions and related symptoms.

We offer dietary advice relating to:

  • Pregnancy
  • Infant feeding
  • Introducing solids
  • Feeding and eating behaviours
  • Fussy eating
  • Food allergies and intolerances

Some of the specialty areas we provide information on are:

  • Constipation
  • Asthma
  • Eczema
  • Diabetes
  • Coeliac disease
  • Allergies

Our team will listen to your concerns for your child and can provide education on food choices, assessment of growth and nutritional status.

Youth Nutrition & Dietetics

We support young people to grow and have a healthy relationship with food and their bodies.

Some areas a dietitian can help with include:

  • Body image concerns
  • Weight concerns
  • Binge eating
  • Eating disorders
  • Ensuring adequate nutrition for vegetarians and vegans
  • Fueling the body for sport and physical activity
  • How food can benefit mental health
  • Vitamin or mineral deficiencies such as low iron
  • Digestive issues such as bloating, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome
  • Coeliac disease or food intolerance
  • Insulin resistance or diabetes
  • Meal and snack ideas for school, work or home


Service Offered

  • Point Lonsdale
  • Drysdale
  • In Home/Centre
  • Drysdale Youth site
  • headspace Ocean Grove