APDs are recognized professionals with the qualifications and skills to provide expert nutrition and dietary advice. They have sound university qualifications accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), undertake ongoing training and education and comply with the Association’s guidelines for best practice. They are committed to the DAA Code of Professional Conduct and Code of Ethics and to providing quality service.
What do APDs do?
What you consume through food has been proven in many areas to affect your health. APDs translate scientific information about nutrition into practical advice about what to eat. APDs:
Assess your current nutritional and medical status.
Listen to and assess your nutritional needs.
Develop a personalised eating plan that adheres to nutritional guidelines.
Educate you on how food can affect your health.
Provide you with information on:
Reading food labels;
Choosing the best foods when shopping and eating out; and
Healthy ways to prepare food.
Help you set and achieve your goals.
Sort out nutrition fact from fiction.
All this is available to help you embrace better health.
Why see a Dietitian?
This service is available to a wide range of clients. You don’t have to have a diet related disease or other health problem to make use of this service. If you are interested in leading a holistic lifestyle that promotes better health and helps prevent disease, then we can help you too. Our Dietitian’s are able to help clients in the following areas and more.
General healthy eating and well being
Diabetes – Type 1 and Type 2
Weight Loss or control
High cholesterol and blood lipids
High Blood Pressure
Insulin Resistance e.g. pre-diabetes & in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Gastrointestinal disorders e.g. Celiac disease
Arthritis e.g. Gout
Food allergies and intolerance
Renal diseases e.g. Kidney stones.
Why see a Dietitian at Shellharbour Health?
Highly qualified experienced physiotherapists
Bulk Bill EPC’s
If you would like to make an appointment you can easily book online or contact us if you have any questions.