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Health Problems

A healthier diet is the hub of the wheel of life. It can drive the things you want to do and the things that you have to do- giving you the energy to cope.

We offer assessment and nutritional advice for people of all ages and can help with the following:

Weight control

Whether you need help with weight loss of gain we can help you set and achieve new goals.

Dietary advice for cardio-vascular disease

If you are concerned about elevated Blood Glucose,  Cholesterol or blood pressure issues,  then just bring along your most recent blood results and we can help you identify the dietary factors that you need to address.

Diabetes Mellitus

If you are affected by Type 1 or 2 Diabetes , then we are happy to help you identify the familial, dietary and lifestyle factors that may need some work.

Pre-conceptual nutrition

When you are ready to have a baby then it is important to be in peak health nutritionally so that your baby gets off to a great start.More on Pre-conceptual Nutrition

Diet for pregnancy and lactation

Your developing baby will take the nutrition it needs from you and your body stores. Learning what you need to do now, to maintain peak fitness throughout your families development, will not only set a good example to them as they grow, but will also help to ensure that you remain fit enough to enjoy your grandchildren in later life. We are happy to help you adapt to this important new role.  More on Pregnancy  

Allergies and Intolerances

If you or a member of your family suffer from food intolerances or allergies then we are trained to help. Begin by visiting your doctor, paediatrian or immunologist  for a definitive diagnosis and then come to see us for a dietary assessment and practical solutions to your feeding problems. Contact us now

Digestive upsets

In order to stay fit and healthy it is important to be able to digest and absorb nutrients.  Any of the following illnesses can compromise your long-term health and enjoyment of food.

  • Oesophagitis
  • Reflux
  • Hiatus hernias
  • Ulcers
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Gall Bladder/Liver/Pancreatic disease
  • Bowel disease e.g. Irritable Bowel, Crohns Disease, Renal Disease.

Give us a contact us now for an appointment to discuss practical solutions to your special dietary needs

Diet & Cancer

If you or a family member has cancer then you need practical dietary advice to maintain strength throughout your treatment options. The earlier that you seek this help the better prepared you will be mentally and physically to cope.

Eating disorders

Disordered eating is often associated with the images of waiver thin teenage girls. But there are many forms of eating disorders and these can affect people of all ages, shapes and sizes. The word anorexia actually means a phobic avoidance of food. This condition can also affect the elderly or the terminally ill. We can help you and your family work through the practical feeding issues and be part of the counselling team that assists you.

Diet & exercise

Whether you are wanting to improve fitness for recreational purposes and good health or are training for national or international competitions we are able to help. As sports dietitians we can assess your nutritional needs for baseline (daily) activity and then give specific advice regarding training and competition. More on Sport

Food cravings & addictions

We can work with you to identify the emotional, physiological and environmental factors that trigger your food cravings  so that you can enjoy foods without guilt and weight gain.

Vegetarians

Whether you are merely contemplating a vegetarian lifestyle or have been practicing for years, a nutritional assessment and revision of knowledge can help to insure that you stay faithful to your desire for lifetime of good health.

Occupational dietary challenges

Is your work making you overweight? Over the years we have helped people from many walks of life to ensure that they have sufficient energy for their working day. By identifying workplace dietary hazards early on we can help you reduce stress and enjoy better health.

Diet and hormonal change

Hormonal change can affect such things as appetite, growth and mental health.  So whether you are a growing teenager consumed by hunger, a new mother with postnatal depression or a women troubled PMS or Menopause we can be of help.

Diet and mental health

Our dietitians are trained to help people manage behavourial change relating to their diet and health problems. Whether working one on one or as part of team we will also refer on to other specialists if this becomes necessary.

 

If you would like help with any of these problems then contact us for an appointment today.

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