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BHSc (Nut&Diet), Principal Dietitian

Loretta is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist and a member of Dietitians Australia. With over 10 years industry experience, she gained her qualifications from Queensland University of Technology after completing a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2012.


Loretta works with individuals seeking advice for a variety of conditions including weight and chronic disease management, disordered eating and food intolerances. She has also practised alongside bariatric surgeons providing pre- and post-operative nutrition advice. Complementing her private practice, Loretta consults with local private hospital inpatients, primarily in the mental health space and enjoys the wide variety of patients, colleagues and experiences these roles bring.


Loretta believes in taking a sensible and flexible approach in the process of tailoring nutritional advice to clients' individual needs and goals. She enjoys working closely with clients and their extended health team, developing long term therapeutic relationships and employing key behavioural strategies to enable lifelong positive and balanced eating habits. 

When translating nutrition science into resources for her consumers, Loretta's focus is on simple and practical solutions and tools to help you prepare and consume delicious food with ease. 

Loretta consults from our Bald Hills clinic and via telehealth.

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