PRACTICE AREAS

 

As an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Loretta provides dietary advice and practical strategies for a wide variety of health conditions and topics. If you have a particular health concern that isn't listed below, please contact Loretta on 0414 562 468 to see if dietary modification may help.

General nutrition advice

  • Nutrition across the lifecycle - from pregnancy to healthy ageing

  • Optimising diet to improve energy and maintain fitness

  • Addressing diagnosed or suspected nutritional deficiencies

  • Nutrition during sport and exercise

  • Vegetarian and vegan diets

Gastrointestional nutrition

  • Investigating possible dietary intolerances using a Low FODMAPs diet or an elimination diet

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or symptoms of diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain and/or bloating

  • Inflammatory bowel diseases including Diverticular disease, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

  • Coeliac disease

  • Food allergies

Chronic disease management

  • Type 1 Diabetes

  • Type 2 Diabetes and 'Pre' Diabetes

  • Gestational diabetes

  • Cardiovascular Disease (heart disease)

  • High cholesterol

  • High triglycerides

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Thyroid dysfunction

Disordered eating

  • Anorexia nervosa

  • Bulimia nervosa

  • Binge eating disorder

  • Other disordered eating including restrictive eating behaviours, binge eating and/or purging

  • Compulsive eating behaviours

Weight management

  • A practical, sensible and flexible approach to weight loss

  • Addressing unintentional weight loss and malnutrition

  • Addressing growth concerns in children and adolescents with a family based approach

  • Optimising nutrition and maintaining weight during cancer

Childhood and maternal nutrition

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding

  • Introduction of solids

  • Failure to thrive

  • Fussy eating

  • Childhood obesity

  • Gastrointestional concerns