Dietitian

Dietitians provide expert dietary and nutrition advice to patients. A Dietician will assess your personal nutritional needs and also assist patients to effectively manage their chronic diseases or other medical conditions using food as Medical Nutrition. Dieticians help manage many everyday health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, cancers, gastrointestinal diseases, food allergies, food intolerance, disordered eating as well as overweight and obesity. Dietitians help us with the following :

  • Assess individual nutritional needs
  • Develop personalized eating plans
  • Develop medical nutrition therapy plans
  • Deliver group nutrition education sessions
  • Sort out nutrition facts from fiction
  • Undertake nutrition and food research

Menakshi Laroiya

Menakshi Laroiya completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition) in 2011 at Queensland University of Technology and went on to complete her Master of Dietetic Studies at the University of Queensland graduating in 2013. She an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and is also currently undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education.

Having experience in the community and clinical settings, Menakshi is able to manage a variety of conditions. She works to provide realistic diet and lifestyle changes to assist in better health outcomes for people of all ages, and to manage associated chronic diseases and provide clinical management for acute conditions. Throughout my career as a dietitian, I have worked with a wide range of doctors allowing me to finely tune my knowledge and expertise in health improvement.

I understand the importance of individuality and am passionate about healthy eating and nutrition, and I strive to provide dietary advice to increase knowledge, skills and confidence to reach patients’ nutritional goals in a relaxed, friendly environment. She is currently undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education.

She visits twice a month to the practice. Please contact reception staff for details.

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