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Dietetics & Nutrition

A dietitian is an expert in food and nutrition. Dietitians help promote good health through proper eating. They supervise the preparation and service of food, develop modified diets, participate in research, and educate individuals and groups on good nutritional habits.


The term "nutritionist" is also widely used. People may call themselves nutritionists without the educational and professional requirements of registered dietitians. Sometimes a dietitian will first train as a nutritionist.


A dietitian will look at ensuring your diet has all your required vitamins and minerals, a healthy proportion of protein, fat and carbohydrate, the right types of fats, and a suitable energy intake.


Conditions treated include:

  • Overweight and obesity.
  • Diabetes.
  • Cardiovascular disease.
  • Cancer.
  • Malnutrition and weight loss.
  • Gastrointestinal disease.
  • Renal disease.
  • Eating disorders.
  • Antenatal and postnatal.
  • Paediatrics.
  • Sports.

Dietitian & Nutritionist at SEH:


Zoë Wightman







Sydney Essential Health is situated in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, 5 minutes walk from the centre of Bondi Junction and close to Woollahra, Double Bay, Rose Bay, Bellevue Hill, Paddington, Edgecliff, Randwick, Coogee and Bondi. Also only a quick train or bus ride from the city of Sydney and Sydney CBD. Click here for map and contact details.

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