Dietitian Service at the Forum Medical Centre
Are you struggling to lose weight and would like some professional advice and support? Have you always wanted to improve your eating habits but don’t know how? Are you unsure which foods are good or bad for you?
I will be delighted to help you make positive changes to your eating habits and achieve your nutrition goals.
I can help you:
Control your diabetes and choose low GI food
Lose or gain weight
Lower your blood pressure or cholesterol
Manage your food allergy and intolerance
Optimise sporting performance
Ensure you are meeting your nutrition targets for vitamins, mineral and other key nutrient
Learn how to interpret food labels when shopping and make smart choices when eating out
Implement a therapeutic diet following surgery or hospital admission
I am committed to provides an individualised, innovative and outcome-based approach with personalised, expert nutritional advice and tailored education about healthy eating principles that will provide long term benefits not just a short term fix.
As everyone is different (with a unique health profile, likes and dislikes, and a family/work life), there cannot possibly be a ‘one diet fits all’ solution.
My services include:
Assess individual nutritional needs
Develop personalised meal plans
Develop ‘Medical Nutrition Therapy’ plans, to help you manage your health through food choices
Translate scientific information on nutrition into simple, practical advices
You can find me every Monday and Wednesday at the Forum Medical Centre, in the beautiful Italian Forum, Leichhardt.
Bulk billing is available for people who have been diagnosed with a chronic medical condition like diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, coeliac disease and cancer. To be eligible, you must be referred by your GP and have a current GP Management Plan. Each person is entitled to five (5) allied health visits per calendar year.
Private consultation to assist all people who wish to achieve optimum health status, providing strategies and motivation to address health concerns, particularly weight management, bowel concerns, diabetes, heart disease and food allergies, as well as general lifestyle and healthy eating advice. (No GP referral is required)
I am registered with all the major Australian health funds. Ask your private health fund to find out your level of cover.
I am an Italian and Australian Accredited Dietitian. I hold a Bachelor Degree in Dietetics from the University of Siena in Italy and a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. I have also completed a Bachelor Degree in Herbal Medicine at the University of Siena in 2007. I am a qualified fitness trainer with extensive experience in the health and nutrition industry both in Australia and in Italy. I offer a non judgemental and friendly approach with expert advice and tailored education to help my patients make positive and effective nutritional changes. I look forward to seeing you soon!
To make an appointment or find out more, please call our lovely Reception at 02 9572 7777 or go to forummedicalcentre.com
What is an APD?
Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) are University qualified professionals who have the skills and expertise to translate scientific nutrition information into practical dietary advice for individuals and groups on all nutrition-related matters, from healthy eating and disease prevention to the treatment of conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders and food allergy. APD is the only national credential recognised by the Australian Government and Medicare
All APDs are members of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA), Australia’s leading nutrition focused body , and they are committed to undertake ongoing training and continuing professional development programs to ensure that they are your most up-to-date and credible source of nutrition information.
When you choose an APD you can be confident that your nutrition advice is coming from a qualified nutrition professional. For more information visit the DAA website and go to ‘Find and APD’.