Melissa is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who has completed a Masters of Dietetics at Monash University. She translates evidenced-based scientific information into individualised, practical advice. She has a caring and supportive nature and is dedicated to creating a tailored diet plan that is right for you and will help you to achieve your goals.
Melissa works across all aspects of dietetics and has a particular interest in gastrointestinal issues, including IBS, FODMAP, coeliac disease, and food intolerances, as well as plant based nutrition, weight management and heart health.
Melissa believes that diet plays a role in all areas of health, not just physical, but also emotional, social, intellectual and environmental. She takes all these aspects into account to provide a holistic approach to solving nutrition problems and achieving your health goals. She is passionate about helping people to establish a healthy relationship with food, allowing you to be happy and healthy while reaching your goals.
Melissa can assist with the following:
- Weight management
- IBS, including implementation of the low FODMAP diet
- Type 2 diabetes / Pre diabetes
- High cholesterol & Hypertension
- Food allergy & intolerances
- Coeliac disease
- Plant based nutrition
- Nutrient deficiencies
- Healthy eating
- Sports Nutrition
- Women’s health – PCOS, endometriosis, pregnancy, fertility.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys staying active with running, hiking and swimming. Other interests include cooking and recipe development.
Further info at https://www.sprout-nutrition.com.au/