Optimum Intake Dietitians
Optimum Intake is the leading Central Coast Accredited Dietitian service, covering the Gosford, Wyong, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Lower Hunter areas.
Our philosophy and nutrition practice is based around the Health at Every Size HAES ® paradigm using a Non-Dieting, Intuitive Eating, client centred counselling approach with our clients. We look to achieve a body and mind balance between food, body movement, emotional and mental connections to health. We believe that all bodies deserve respect, nourishment and can develop healthful behaviours whilst learning to celebrate the joy of eating.
We provide individualised and group nutrition advice, to help our clients make lasting lifestyle changes for a variety of nutrition and health-related issues. We are passionate about food and healthy lifestyles and want to help you develop a positive relationship with food without feeling guilt or shame from your choices.
Our team of dietitian’s all have their unique special focus areas within the field of nutrition. Our Client Care Coordinators (Elisha, Katie and Regan) will be your first contact point with us, they will listen to your nutritional needs and allocate to you one of our Dietitians that is highly compatible with your specific nutritional and health needs.
Our Dietitian Rachel supports families and children to develop feeding strategies that bring about nourishing and enjoyable family mealtimes. She also provides a person centred approach to those living with a disability and tailors her interventions to the individual’s functional needs, preferences and goals including those with complex disability nutrition requirements.
Jodie and Emma support people with disordered eating and emotional eating concerns with food. They both undertake a mental health focus with an interest in the connection between our mood and the foods we eat.
Shannon and Samantha have a passion for working with people who have disabilities, focusing on supporting clients with cognitive, physical, sensory, neurological and intellectual limitations under the NDIS.
Laura and Allyce support our clients with pre and post surgical care with bariatric nutrition.
Morgan is our Residential Aged Care Team Leader, she enjoys providing nutritional services to residents and staff at our local Aged Care Facilities. Morgan is also providing services at the Newcastle based Renal Clinic and Maitland’s Women’s Health Clinic.
Sarah is passionate about helping people better manage chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, oncology and food intolerances.
Allyce takes a collaborative approach when delivering services to our community home visit appointments with our older clients.
We are all Accredited Practising Dietitian’s (APD) and members of the Dietitian’s Association (DA), so you can be confident that we have 4+ years of university training, knowledge and give sound nutritional recommendations.
We look forward to supporting your journey to optimal nutrition.
Optimum Intake Dietitians provide expert nutritional advice to help you get build a better relationship with food whilst achieving any health related goals. Our nutrition services ensure that you will have optimal food, body, mind and health outcomes. We cover all aspects of nutrition and dietetics, for more detail select a topic below.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Optimum Intake Dietitians are a trusted NDIS provider. With our extensive experience, you can rest assure that our nutrition services are delivered to you with a personal, confidential, timely manner with a premium quality. We will help you to live more independently by enhancing your nutrition knowledge, skills and capabilities regardless of your disability or functional limitations.
We can tailor our interventions for complex nutritional and health needs and work collaboratively with other health providers. Let us assist you in navigating the NDIS requirements to optimise your nutrition supports by increasing access, choice and capacity for leading a more independent food and nutrition lifestyle.
Get in Contact
We’d love to hear from you. If you have any questions about our services or wish to make an appointment visit out contact page and get in touch!
Optimum Intake’s flexible and personalised approach to nutrition is designed to help our clients achieve long term improvements in their health. Our clients will learn to build trust in their own knowledge, skills and confidence in what is appropriate, at any given time, to nourish their body in appropriate amounts, enabling self-regulation. Honouring the joy in eating for satisfaction, taste, pleasure and nourishment.