“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates
We all want to make better food choices and take care of our health, but sometimes knowing how to do this can be challenging. Having a formal health assessment by an Accredited Practising Dietitian can help to overcome this challenge, guiding you towards understanding the science behind nutrition, turning it into practical advice allowing you to make positive changes to your eating habits.
What is an Accredited Practising Dietitian?
Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD’s) are university-qualified nutrition professionals that undertake ongoing training and education to make sure that they are your most up-to-date and credible source of nutrition information. APD’s are the most qualified healthcare professionals to provide expert nutrition and dietary advice, and they are the only nutrition professionals recognised by the Australian Government and Medicare.
Why should I see an APD?
An APD can help you to:
- Manage weight – lose, gain or maintain weight levels
- Control Diabetes
- Lower blood pressure or cholesterol
- Plan a balanced diet
- Ensure you are meeting the nutritional guidelines.
- Learn how to read food labels when shopping
- Manage your food allergy or intolerance
- Manage your child’s fussy eating habits
Please call our friendly receptionists to arrange an appointment with your GP or our in-house Dietitian – Dorothy Richmond