Dietitians: healthy eating & nutrition

Looking to improve your eating habits? Manage or prevent diabetes? Lose weight? Just feel healthier? Give the BCH dietitians a call.

Healthy eating and nutrition have long been considered one of the cornerstones of human wellbeing, but it’s not always simple in practise. The dietitians at Ballarat Community Health work within a multidisciplinary team to help you to understand the relationship between food and health. Our team can offer evidence based, non-judgemental support with food and eating, working with you to help meet your needs and support your goals. All dietitians employed at BCH are accredited practising dietitians (APDs) and offer a range of support in many different areas, including:

  • general nutrition and healthy eating
  • diabetes and prevention of diabetes
  • heart health, cholesterol and high blood pressure
  • assistance to manage gout through diet
  • fussy or selective eating
  • eating disorders or disordered eating concerns
  • body image issues
  • nutrition for pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • stomach and gut issues
  • food intolerance and allergy
  • vegetarian and vegan eating
  • loss of strength or energy
  • vitamin and mineral deficiencies
  • confusion about popular diets.

Our dietetic services are offered at Lucas, Sebastopol, Wendouree, and Smythesdale sites.

Health promotion
Ballarat Community Health dietitians are also involved in a range of community activities to promote healthy eating and good nutrition in the wider Ballarat region.

For more information about dietetics or to make a booking, please call us on (03) 5338 4500, or have a look at the useful links below:

For information on the cost of this service, visit the allied health at BCH page.

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Call our Lucas, Sebastopol, Wendouree, Smythesdale and Victoria Street sites on (03) 5338 4500
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