Accredited Practising Dietitian’s (APDs) are experts in food and nutrition. They can advise patients on the specific nutritional management of many health conditions such as diabetes, overweight and obesity, cancer, heart disease, renal disease, gastrointestinal diseases and food allergies. Timely intervention by a dietitian can reduce the risk of developing chronic disease.
Dietitians offer a broad range services. These may include:
Although there are a wider range of triggers for referring patients to a dietitian, key factors include:
BSc (Nutrition), MMedSc, MSc, APD
Beatrix Ikeda has obtained her many qualifications
from the University of Oslo, University of Newcastle &
University of Wollongong.
Her experience includes working for IAHS, Nutrition Australia,
and in private practice.
Beatrix has a special interest in weight loss, diabetes,
general healthy eating and is a busy mum to 4 children.