How can you bring the balance back into your life?
Initial appointments are 55 minutes where you will be asked about your diet, exercise levels, any medical history including medications and relevant blood test results (if applicable). You do not need to be referred by a doctor to make an appointment, however, if you have been referred by your doctor with a referral letter you should bring this with you to your appointment. Rebates are available through Medicare (with GP referral), Private Health Insurance and DVA.
Hands-on activity to increase knowledge and skills to select and prepare and cook nutritious meals tailored to suit dietary requirements (e.g. diabetic, cardiac, weight loss, weight gain, and athlete specific diets, cooking for one, cooking for family, cooking on a budget). Opportunity to plan meals, modify recipes, discuss foods/recipes and, best of all, to EAT! All recipes used will be provided.
Body Balance Nutrition delivers group nutrition workshops on any health topic or general healthy eating for schools, workplaces, clubs, conferences etc. From October 2016 our dietitian Jessica Baxter will be conducting Type 2 Diabetes Groups in conjunction with Extend Exercise Physiology, located at Lennox Aquatic Centre (see here for details). Ask your GP today for a referral under Medicare to our Diabetes Group.
Interactive education sessions for groups or individuals dispelling myths about food marketing, making sense of nutrition claims, identifying what’s healthy and what’s not.
Adelle uses skinfold callipers and girth measures using the ISAK profile to assess and monitor body composition of athletes and active people alike. This internationally recognized method of assessing body composition will assist you in reaching your goals quicker, such as reducing body fat, increasing lean muscle mass or bulking up. ISAK profile is the considered the Gold Standard for measuring body composition in Australia and is used by the Australian Institute of Sport. Adelle completed her ISAK training in the UK while working with the Scottish Institute of Sport.
Rebates are available to see our Dietitians via Private Health Insurance (with extras). You may be eligible to receive Medicare rebates via Medicare GP Management Plan/Team Care Arrangements for chronic health conditions (with a referral from your GP). Our Dietitians are registered providers for Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA).