Optimum Intake Dietitians
Optimum Intake is a leading Central Coast Accredited Dietitian service, covering the Gosford, Wyong, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Lower Hunter and more recently Northern Sydney areas.
Our philosophy and nutrition practice is based around the Health at Every Size HAES ® paradigm using a Non-Dieting, Intuitive Eating, client centered 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. Jodie works with child nutrition, families and people with disordered eating. Lisa and Samantha have a passion for working with people who have disabilities, Emily has an interest in diabetes management and bariatric nutrition.
Rachel enjoys working in our general health clinics and also at a Newcastle based renal clinic, Karly enjoys helping people better manage chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, oncology and food intolerances and Morgan enjoys working within the aged care sector providing home visit consultations and Residential Aged Care Facilities.
Emma who is our newest member to the team has a strong mental health focus with an interest in the connection between our mood and the foods we eat.
We are all Accredited Practising Dietitian’s (APD) and members of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA), so you can be confident that we have 4+ years of university training, knowledge and give sound nutritional recommendations.
We look forward to helping you with your nutrition concerns.
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.