Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD) are recognised allied health professionals that have gone through a minimum of four years’ university study in nutrition and dietetics. Dietetics is the study of how food and nutrition are used to manage or treat health problems. Dietitians are accredited and bound by code of conduct through Dietitians Association of Australia.
Our Mornington dietitians understand that each individual brings their own needs and values. Based on a thorough assessment your dietitian will tailor evidence-based approaches to your individual needs and goals. Your dietitian will provide a collaborative, supportive, and compassionate approach to treatment in a friendly, safe, warm and respectful environment.
Dietetic therapy for chronic disease management focuses on reducing risk factors such as excessive weight and sedentary lifestyle and improving health outcomes including blood glucose, lipids and blood pressure and nutritional adequacy. The focus is on achieving immediate clinical improvement as well as maintaining appropriate nutrition for the long term through behaviour change approaches.
Our experienced Mornington Dietitian can provide support for chronic diseases and eating disorder treatment for the following conditions:
Medical nutrition therapy in the perinatal stage aims to help mothers achieve a healthy pregnancy, manage nutritional deficiencies, achieve appropriate gestational weight gain and healthy diet for lactation. Our Mornington Dietitian Konsita has many years of experience in maternal nutrition and is currently completing her PHD in this area.
Individual consults are available for the following conditions:
Paediatric medical nutrition therapy aims to support healthy growth and development from infancy through to adolescence. Our dietitian helps
children and families on the Mornington Peninsula to find effective strategies to improve nutrition, health and wellbeing.
Dietetic therapy can help with:
We believe everyone has the capacity for change and therefore, provide an open, supportive environment that nurtures growth.
9:00 – 18:00 (Mon – Fri)
23/1140 Nepean Highway Mornington 3931