Welcome to Hunter Dietetics!


Wondering how nutrition could make a difference to your chronic health condition?

Recently diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, arthritis or a mental health condition?

Latest figures show that that nearly half of all Australians have one or more chronic health conditions, so you are not alone! A personalised nutrition plan, combined with other lifestyle factors can result in a healthier and happier you. Less medications, more energy and fewer visits to health professionals

Does this sound like you?

Blood glucose levels creeping out of control and you are on the verge of yet another medication increase or change to insulin but you know if you better understand the relationship between your diet and your sugar levels you might not need all that medication at all however feel unsure of what those first steps are

Blood pressure and cholesterol are skyrocketing out of control. You know it has something to do with your lifestyle and food choices. Everything you google though contradicts itself!

Feeling sluggish, low on energy and craving a mid afternoon caffeine hit or junk foods? You know you feel better when you eat, but can’t find the motivation to stay on track long-term

Struggling to keep your weight under control? Feel like you are either ON a diet, or OFF and there is nothing in between?

Who We Work With

We work with anyone who has had enough. Who wants to understand their chronic health condition and is ready to learn how nutrition can help improve their overall health.

Specific conditions we work with

Weight loss, weight gain and weight management

Heart disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol lowering

Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Vegetarian eating

Malnutrition in the aging population

Diabetes, insulin resistance or impaired glucose tolerance

Gastrointestinal disorders including: constipation, irritable bowel, coeliac disease

Iron deficiency

Nutrition in cancer

How You Can Work With Us

Our nutrition consultations are individualised to each person and their needs. The initial session will involve a comprehensive nutrition assessment. We will get to know your health goals and plan for how we achieve them.

For many people, a follow up appointment will be recommended to review progress and provide ongoing education and guidance.

Why Hunter Dietetics?

Health is intricate and often requires specialised care. Our founder Karen, has spent over 20 years working as a dietitian providing individualised care based on evidence-based nutrition science to those who are struggling with long term chronic conditions such as weight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fatty liver disease, diabetes and altered bowel habits.


Ultimately, Karen and her team wants to give you the tools you need to manage your chronic health condition so you can eat better, move better, sleep better, feel better and enjoy life more!

Who Are We?

Our expert team of Accredited Practising Dietitians and Accredited Nutritionists are dedicated to improving the health and nutrition of fellow Novocastrians!


Karen, Founder

I am passionate about lifestyle medicine and the small tweaks we can all make to improve our health through nutrition, activity, sleep and stress management. I help clients with weight management, diabetes, insulin resistance, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. That’s the majority of all Aussies!