Available at Penrith, Ryde, Silverdale, Ropes Crossing, Springwood, Katoomba, Lithgow
Emma is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Dietetics and Nutrition and from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science) double majoring in Human Nutrition and Physiology.
Emma excelled in her studies as she was on the Dean Merit list 3 years in a row and received the Givaudan Award for Excellence in Product Development – Food and Nutrition, the Lynch & Mitchell Prize for Excellence in Food Sciences and the Dr Ashok Kumar Shrestha Prize in Food Sciences.
Emma loves to continue her research as new ideas and evidence are always emerging in the nutrition field and Emma values utilising up to date nutrition care processes.
Emma enjoys assisting patients in improving their food intake to reach their goals, such as increasing their energy, improving their gut health or encouraging a healthier relationship with food.
She has a special interest in weight loss and muscle gain which comes from her passion for fitness and physical activity. She also enjoys treating patients with vegetarian and vegan diets to help ensure the are including the necessary nutrients. Other areas of interest for Emma include high cholesterol/heart disease and especially diabetes treatment.
Other than one-on-one consults, Emma conducts nutrition presentations at local gyms and workplaces on all kinds of content, such as how to read nutrition labels, eating to thrive, nutrition for fitness, and more.
Emma has published an article in 2022 in the journal Nutrients, where she researched where and what 1001 young adults (18-30 year olds) ate when eating outside the home. She discovered they were receiving most of their energy (calories), saturated fat and salt from independent cafes and restaurants, rather than fast food chains, showing how eating out, even at "healthy", local places are contributing to the rising obesity and chronic disease issues in Australia.
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