Nutrition & Dietetics
To become an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD), you must complete a Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) approved university degree, which is completed across a minimum of 4 years. During the degree, students must complete a placement within a clinical, community and foodservice setting. APD’s are Medicare and DVA approved and can offer private health rebates.
An Accredited Practicing Dietitian has the skills to work individually with clients in the prevention or treatment of a range of health conditions or nutrition concerns. These areas include:
- Weight Concerns
- Diabetes (Type I, II & Gestational)
- High Cholesterol & Cardiovascular Disease
- Gastrointestinal Issues – Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Coeliac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Constipation or Loose Bowel Motions
- Infant & Childhood Feeding Issues
- Food Allergies, Intolerances & FODMAPS
- Maternal Nutrition
- Nutritional Deficiencies (Including Iron Deficiency Anaemia)
- Eating Disorders
- Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
- Vegan/Vegetarian Diets
- Healthy Eating across All Ages
Book in for an initial session to learn how an APD can help you.