What we do
As fully trained Accredited Practising Dietitians, the team at Launceston Dietetics are able
to assist with a wide range of food related conditions, including but not limited to:
weight management through intuitive eating
Our dietitians take the Health At Every Size®or non-dieting approach to weight management. We believe this is the most sustainable long term solution in order to achieve total health enhancement and well-being, rather than weight loss or achieving a specific ideal weight. This approach has been proven to support self esteem, prevent disordered eating, and is based on internal cues of hunger and satiety rather than on external food plans or diets.
Food allergies & intolerance
Whether you are experiencing symptoms such as headaches, an upset stomach or just feel a bit off after eating certain foods, food allergy or intolerance may be to blame. Our team have a strong interest in this area and have undertaken specialist training in order to help you to identify and manage food triggers. We can help you to work out the specific foods that are the problem and show you how to remove them from your diet without compromising your nutritional intake.
We are here to make sure you reach your full potential whether you are training for a specific event, are a professional athlete, or are an avid recreational team player. Sports nutrition is a complex area of nutrition but by consuming the right foods and keeping hydrated you can recover quicker and train harder which in turn leads to improved performance. Our University trained dietitian will tailor a solution based on scientific advice and will have you performing at your peak in no time.
Many children can be fussy eaters but some are harder to handle than others. Some children may not like the shape, colour or texture of particular foods or may like something one day but dislike it the next and this can be particularly stressful as a parent. We can help your child to develop their palate and explore the world of food, all whilst ensuring they are receiving adequate nutritional intake in order to grow.
IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)
Have you been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? For some people, a change in the food they eat may help their IBS symptoms, but it is equally important to make sure you have a balanced diet for nutritional adequacy and optimal gut health. We can educate on the important role food plays in your symptoms while helping you still be able to enjoy tasty food and eat out socially.
As Accredited Practising Dietitians, we play a significant role in the treatment of eating disorders. We can help translate scientific information into practical advice surrounding food and normal eating. We can prescribe dietary treatments for people suffering from eating disorders and support you to take charge of your own eating to help you get back to the more important things in your life.