Karen is the owner and manager of Hunter Dietetics and has over 20 years experience working in hospitals, food service, community and private practice dietetics.
Karen has a special interest in lifestyle medicine assisting clients with weight management, diabetes, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and hypertension. Karen has additional training in counselling and motivation and is a qualified facilitator of the Jamie Oliver Learn your Fruit and Veg Program for school children. Outside of work she is a mother of two energetic boys, enjoys camping, baking, tending to her veggie patch and keeping fit!
Qualifications: BHSc (N&D), University of Newcastle
Our University qualified Accredited Practising Dietitians and Accredited Nutritionists provide advice on:
+ Weight loss, weight gain and weight management
+ Diabetes, insulin resistance or impaired glucose tolerance
+ Heart disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol lowering
+ Gastrointestinal disorders including: constipation, irritable bowel, coeliac disease
+ Family meals and fussy eating
+ Pregnancy, breastfeeding and starting solids
+ Childhood obesity
+ Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
+ Iron deficiency
+ Vegetarian eating
+ Nutrition in cancer
+ Improving energy
+ Improving quality of life
+ Motivation and inspiration
+ Label reading and food budgeting
+ Nutritious, easy to prepare, tasty meals, recipes and personalised eating plans
We are committed to providing an individualised, professional service based on evidenced based nutrition science.
+ We are Accredited Practising Dietitians and Accredited Nutritionists – who are University trained experts in food and nutrition
+ We get results
+ We individually tailor an eating plan to suit you – we don’t believe in “one diet fits all”
+ We are experienced counsellors, who can encourage, motivate and support you
+ We provide written information for you to take home from your appointment; with goals set together, a healthy eating plan and specific nutrition information for any medical condition
+ We are members of the Dietitians Association of Australia and abide by relevant codes of ethical and professional conduct and confidentiality
We are conveniently located in 2 central locations in Glendale and Belmont
+ We are an established private practice (since 2003) and our team has many more years of experience working in; hospitals, community settings or food service dietetics
+ We offer a professional and high quality service with caring and experienced staff
We pride ourselves on getting you results.