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Dietetics

"A healthy outside starts from the inside" - Robert Urich

Sick of diets?  Trying to start a family?  Running for the toilet due to food intolerances? Need to manage a diagnosis like high cholesterol or high blood pressure?

 

Dieticians are trained in the field of food, nutrition and health to help you achieve your goal through a healthy diet tailored to your needs.

Leah Stjernqvist

(Dietician)

Available for appointments:

Tuesday (fortnightly)             9:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday (fortnightly)            9:00am to 5:00pm

Appointments Types

Initial Consultation               60 minutes   

Review Consultation            30 minutes   

 

Extended Consultation        60 minutes 

Patients with referrals regarding complex or unclear food allergies or intolerances MUST select the extended 60 minute consultation.

Leah's key interests include:

 

  • a weight neutral approach to health and wellbeing by focussing on positive behaviour change rather than the number on the scales!

  • Pre and post bariatric surgery

  • Women's nutrition (pre and post pregnancy, PCOS, fertility)

Leah can assist with:

 

  • Weight management - fat loss, muscle gain, malnutrition

  • Chronic disease - Type II Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease

  • Cancer care - During and post treatment

  • Hormone imbalances - Hashimoto's, hypothyroidism, insulin resistance

  • Auto-immune disease - Coeliac disease, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis 

  • Digestive health - Diverticulitis, lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), FODMAP Diet, inflammatory bowel disease

  • Women's health - Fertility, post pregnancy, PCOS, menopause

  • Bariatric surgery - Pre and Post gastric bands and sleeves

  • Paediatrics - preferably from 5+ years

  • Health coaching - weight neutral approach to health and wellbeing, health behavior change

Developing Opportunities:

Leah has an interest in bringing the following opportunities to Dalby:

  • Shopping tours - assisting patients with shopping plans and education on how to read food labels to build awareness and understanding of the foods you eat, what they contain and what to avoid

  • Small group workshops and education sessions

  • Possibility of offering after-hours Skype consultations (where appropriate)