Conditions we treat

Are you dealing with any of the following conditions?

With extensive clinical experience in skin health and being the Author of The Australian Healthy Skin Diet we know and understand the hardships of skin conditions and the challenges this has on your wellbeing.

  • Acne
  • Skin tags
  • Excess body hair
  • Hidrenitis Suppurativa
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema, dermatitis and hives
  • Rosacea
  • Pigmentation
  • Anti Ageing

The main function of the gut is to absorb nutrients from food and expel what the body doesn’t need. When the gut is not working well, this can lead to symptoms such as constipation, bloating, diarrhoea and nutrients not being properly absorbed by the gut. Welcome to the gut axis.

  • IBS
  • IBD (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Gastroparesis
  • Constipation, bloating and diarrhoea
  • Fatty liver and Cirrhosis
  • Gallstones
  • Diverticular

Many people with medical conditions have experienced years of searching, misdiagnosis, trying many harsh and fad diets, spending too much on powders and potions, and working far too hard – without achieving a satisfactory result. Your own mental state and relationships often suffer as well.

  • Weight management
  • Malnutrition
  • Insulin resistance
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Thyroid disease
  • Gout

As the Principal Dietitian and Founder of Ellawell; Diabetes Prevention and Management, and Author of What 2 Eat – Diabetes NSW Australia, we have extensive experience in identifying what is in our toolbox to help you achieve the balancing act of diabetes management.

  • Type I
  • Type II
  • Gestational

Our dietetic knowledge of nutrition in women’s health comes from a plethora of experience working with IVF Australia, Endometriosis Australia.

  • PCOS
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility (prenatal, innatal and postnatal)
  • Breastfeeding
  • Menopause
  • Fibroids
  • Iron deficiency

If you have been or are faced with the unpredictable and unpleasant side effects of oncology treatment, then I am sure you also know the challenge of ensuring you maintain adequate nutrition. We understand there is no simple fix as to saying ‘just eat,’ when you are battling the constant nausea and intermittent vomiting, but more importantly we understand that this time can be quite a traumatic and distressing experience. Rest assured, we provide support and work with you and your symptoms and through your cancer journey.

In my practice in Sydney I have seen more children presenting with insatiably itchy, red, scaly rashes, which often trigger guilt and self-doubt in the parents. The cause of the increase is uncertain, but research is beginning to explain how food allergies and intolerances have a role to play in medical conditions.

  • Food intolerance
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Food allergy

At Designer Diets we have heard it all; “During puberty I grew quicker than my friends and peers, became a little chubby plus have oily hair and skin,” During teenage years, I experienced irregular periods and then was put on the pill to regulate them. “I got married and lost weight for the celebration but then it crept back on, plus more!” “I lost lean muscle mass as I aged and got annoying skin tags.”

Dietary needs change throughout the lifestyle.

Eating disorders are a serious psychological illness requiring urgent medical nutrition intervention. If you have noticed the warning signs in someone you love, such as preoccupation with food and weight loss, excessive exercise, skipping meals and/or concerns with body size and image, we want to help promote and support a positive and healthy relationship with food.

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Binge eating behaviour
  • Disordered eating

Want to reach your peak performance but don’t know where to turn? With both clinical and life experience working and participating in elite level sport, we understand the importance of proper nutrition and hydration to support athletes to train hard and stay healthy and injury free. The difference between first and second place in a sporting competition, we believe can be attributed to adequate nutrition, prior, during and post training and competition times. See the improvements in your performance after working with our team of dietitians.