Dietetics is the interpretation and connection of nutrition science to empower people to get informed and have practical choices about food and lifestyle in health and diseases around us.
Our dietitians practise the practical application of nutrition with individuals and to promote the well-being of individuals and communities to inhibit nutrition related problems. They are also involved in the diagnosis and dietary treatment of disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Our dietitians have a wide range of responsibilities. These include working with people with special dietary needs, informing the general public about nutrition, providing unbiased advice, assessing and improving treatments and educating and training patients/clients, other healthcare professionals and community groups.
Services we offer include:
- individually tailored eating plans
- food label reading and interpretation
- meal preparation/modification
- ongoing lifestyle and behavioural modification support
Dietitians can help people to understand diet disease relationship and provide assistance for the following conditions:
- Weight management
- Diabetes and other metabolic syndromes
- Heart diseases
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Healthy eating and general nutrition advice
- Anti-natal and post natal nutrition
- Texture modified diets
- Renal nutrition
- PCOS and Gout
- Crohn’s disease
- Connective tissue disorders
- Clients with carcinoma on radiation and / or chemotherapy
- Food allergies and intolerance