What is the role of an Eating Disorder Dietitian?

By Sally Drinan How can a Dietitian assist someone recovering from an Eating Disorder? A Dietitian specialising in the treatment of Eating Disorders works with both the physical and psychological aspects of the illness. An Eating Disorder Dietitian provides nutritional counselling to achieve physical nourishment and the restoration of normalised eating behaviours. How does the … Continued

Healthy Weight Week

By Georgina Lavan February 13-19 marks the 10th Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW), aimed at focusing on our health rather than the number on your scales. Initiated by the Dietitians Association of Australia, the campaign promotes smart food choices such as cooking from home. Research has shown that those who cook at home make healthier … Continued

BodyMatters welcomes dietitian Sal to the team!

NICKNAME:  Sal QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science, Postgraduate Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics, Diploma of Education ACHIEVEMENTS: Balancing a career in nutrition and being a mother of three (now) teenage children WHY DID YOU PURSUE DIETETICS? A love of food and a fascination with its integral role in health and wellbeing WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO … Continued