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Dietetics

Overview

Dietitian services are offered at all four AEP clinic locations. Our dietitians offer individualised assessment and education depending on your health and nutrition goals.

Through consultation with both our Dietitians and Exercise Physiologists, AEP are in the best position to create a healthy eating and exercise program for you to meet your health and fitness goals.

To book an appointment online click here, or contact us on 8244 0450 during office hours.

Before your appointment it is encouraged that you download and complete a three day food dairy with as much detail as possible. This will assist our dietitians to spend more time on assessing and educating you on food and nutrition.

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What you can expect at your initial consultation:

An assessment of:

  • Your medical history, medications and blood tests
  • Your current and past eating habits, food choices and social situation
  • Your 3 day food diary and cooking practices

Our dietitians will use this information to provide:

  • Education and recommendations on healthy eating individualised to your circumstances and health related goals
  • Tools to put a healthy eating plan in place to meet your individual nutrition goals
  • Support and Review

At review appointments:

  • You will receive ongoing support and motivation
  • New nutrition goals will be set after achieving previous goals
  • Barriers to achieving nutrition goals will be identified and strategies to overcome suggested
  • You will receive further nutritional education

 

What does a Dietitian do?

Our dietitians have received specialised training in the science of nutrition and have experience using food and nutrition to treat a wide range of health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, cancers, gastrointestinal diseases, food allergies / intolerances, disordered eating, overweight and obesity. In addition, our dietitians have training and experience in using food and nutrition to enhance athletic and sports performance.

Our dietitians use the latest scientific evidence and research and translate this information to easy strategies for day to day life. Our dietitians are accredited practicing dietitians with the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) and Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA).