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Dietetics & Nutrition

“Health is a relationship between you and your body”

– Terry Guillemetts

Dietetics & Nutrition

A dietitian provides expert nutrition and lifestyle advice for people of all ages, backgrounds and needs. They work with the individual to understand their food preferences, health goals and challenges, with the ultimate aim of developing a personalised nutrition plan that is specific to your health needs.

 

Some of the common conditions dieticians provide advice for include:

  • Weight management
  • Diabetes
  • Heart health 
  • Food allergies/intolerances
  • Gastro-intestinal diseases, such as Irritable bowel Syndrome (IBS and FODMAPs)
  • Oncology
  • Renal Disease

Postpartum Nutrition

As a mum of two boys herself Kim has a particular interest in helping mum’s, babies  and children with their postpartum nutritional needs. Pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding can all take a toll on your body so it’s important to make sure you are getting the right nutrition into your body to help your body recover and provide your baby with the nutrients it needs to grow and develop.

 

Kim often has mum’s coming to see her for help with:

  • Advice for eating a balanced diet whilst breastfeeding
  • Healthy snacks for the whole family at home and on the go
  • Post baby weight management
  • Allergies & food intolerances
  • Family meal ideas

Sports Nutrition

Thanks to her time working with the Geelong Cat’s Football club Kim has extensive knowledge and experience in helping sports people achieve their nutritional goals, prevent injuries and improve recovery post exercise.

Some areas specific to sports nutrition that Kim can assist with include.

  • Ensuring adequate energy levels for your intended exercise
  • Obtaining and maintaining appropriate body fat levels
  • Optimal eating for building muscle
  • Advice on fluid choices during and post exercise
  • Best foods to eat leading up to competition and training
  • Recovery eating after training and competition

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Kim Lonergan

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