Dietitians treat a range of health conditions. They understand how nutrition affects the body and will give you expert nutrition and dietary advice. Dietitians provide personal support to help you improve your health and wellbeing.

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How a dietitian can help you

Dietitians give practical, easy-to-follow advice. They'll help you understand how to improve your nutritional health.

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A dietitian can help you manage health conditions, such as:

  • diabetes
  • eating disorders
  • food allergies and intolerances
  • gastrointestinal diseases
  • heart disease
  • malnutrition
  • obesity
  • renal disease

They can also help you manage your wellbeing at different stages of life, such as pregnancy, menopause and ageing.

Dietitians understand how nutrition affects the body and use this knowledge when treating you. Using the latest scientific information, dietitians partner with you to develop a personal plan to meet your needs.

You'll find details of the knowledge, skills and attributes of dietitians in Australia in the National Competency Standards for Dietitians.

Seeing a dietitian will help you improve your health and wellbeing. You'll learn how to eat better and manage health conditions through good nutrition.
Find out about Medicare, private health insurance and other rebates available when seeing a dietitian.
In Australia there is a difference between a dietitian and other nutritional health providers including nutritionists. Find out what's different.
APDs and members of Dietitians Australia adhere to a Code of Conduct. This code provides guidance on your rights and responsibilities when seeing an APD.
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