Are you feeling sluggish, struggling to manage a chronic illness, or just hoping to feel better generally? A trip to our Accredited Practising Dietitian on Brisbane’s Northside might be exactly what you need.

It’s true – our diet and how we nourish our bodies can have a huge influence on our overall health and wellbeing.

Learn more about our dietetic services in Brisbane below or get in touch to make an appointment.

Reasons to see a dietitian

How A Dietitian Can Help You

Our Accredited Practising Dietitian, Ally Smith, has a vast understanding of the science of food and nutrition. She applies this knowledge to offer personalised and practical diet and lifestyle advice to all clients.

Below, we share some of the most common reasons for an appointment with our dietitian.

  • Desire to lose or gain weight
  • Managing a chronic disease
  • Preparing for weight loss surgery
  • Seeking practical lifestyle and general healthy eating advice
  • Improving sporting performance
  • Managing and preventing digestive complaints
  • Maintaining a healthy diet during pregnancy and lactation
  • Eliminating a food or food group due to an intolerance or allergy
  • Managing a nutritional deficiency
  • Aiding in recovery and restoring health for those with an eating disorder or eating disorder tendencies

Dietitian Consultations in Brisbane

At an initial consultation each patient will receive individualised nutrition advice and a plan which is developed based on their personal health goals.

This is what you can expect at your first appointment with our dietitian.

  1. Assessment: A thorough assessment of a person’s diet and habits which may be impacting their health will be carried out. It is at this point that our dietitian will gather and record relevant data, such as weight and amount of body fat.Our dietitian is also able to determine a person’s Resting Metabolic Rate with the use of a MEDGEM device.
  1. Education: Following this initial assessment, our dietitian will be able to offer more information about specific areas of interest or concern.
  1. Set Goals: Our dietitian works with each client to determine their health and nutrition-related goals.
  1. Develop Program: Together with the client, our dietitian will develop a personalised and manageable program that will put patients on the right track to accomplishing those goals.

*At subsequent appointments our dietitian will assess progress and if needed will make any changes to your nutrition plan.  


Are there private health rebates available for dietetic services?

The majority of private health funds do offer rebates on the dietetic services we offer, but the amount will depend on your provider and level of cover.

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