Your Dietitian Consultation
What Type of Consultations are Offered?
What Does a Consultation Involve?
At the start of your consultation, we do a body scan on an Inbody 570 Body Composition Analyser. This measures your fat, muscle and fluid and gives a more accurate measurement than your bathroom scales.
Your dietitian will ask your health history, what obstacles you face and what are your health goals. Your dietitian will work through strategies to achieve these.
Development of a Personalised Plan
Your dietitian will develop a plan that suits you! The best diet is the one that is most sustainable so your dietitian will take into consideration your lifestyle factors.
What to Expect When You See a Dietitian?
Weight Loss Surgery
Do I have to eat food I hate?
Not at all. There is no reason to force down kale smoothies or anything else you dislike. As dietitians, we want you to enjoy nourishing, healthy food whilst also losing weight.
Will I follow a fad diet?
No. As Accredited Practising Dietitians we support long-term dietary changes. Following a restrictive fad diet does not endorse a healthy relationship with food, or align with sustainable weight loss maintenance.
Will this approach work for me?
We understand you may be unsure. After all, you’ve tried plenty of diets before, and you don’t want another failure. We cannot guarantee an outcome because the responsibility lies with you. However, following the program will improve your health outcomes significantly. The key is to be patient, show up to appointments, work on your mindset and trust the process.
What does the second consultation involve?
You can do the metabolic rate test in your second consultation, which determines the speed of your metabolism. Knowing this information can assist with meal plan tailoring and more personalised dietary advice. The test comes with a fee of $120. A dietitian can also provide further education on specific nutritional topics, or make adjustments to your current diet regime.
Why can't I do a metabolic rate test in the first consultation?
Not everyone needs a metabolic rate test, so it’s an optional extra. Seeing a dietitian for the first time can be overwhelming, so we deliberately keep our initial appointments simple and streamlined.