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Rachel Tutill BN&D APD

Rachel Tutill is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of  Dietitian’s Australia. Her passion for dietetics stems from an appreciation for science, an interest in health and a love of all things food. Rachel is passionate about assisting clients to identify what is most important to them and working collaboratively towards making long term behaviour changes. Rachel works within the Health at Every Size model and focuses on a Non-Diet Approach in her interventions. She focuses on outcomes related to her client’s physical health as well as their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Rachel has gained knowledge and experience in a range of chronic and acute conditions and is able to assist clients in the nutrition management of their specific needs.

Rachel has a special interest in the field of paediatric nutrition. She enjoys working closely with children and their families to support good health from a young age and fostering healthy feeding and eating relationships. She is aware of the many barriers of eating well, particularly for children, and can provide easy, practical strategies that fit within family lifestyles. Rachel has experience working with children with complex food histories and is able to work with children and their parents to increase food variety, assist with growth concerns, address allergies or intolerances, manage gastrointestinal issues and improve overall health outcomes.

Rachel also has extensive experience working in the NDIS sector. She is able to support participants with physical, neurological and psychosocial disabilities to achieve good nutrition status and support optimal health outcomes. She has experience managing clients with complex physical needs as well as delivering practical hands on education sessions, cooking sessions or supermarket tours. She is able to personalise interventions to meet the needs of her clients to achieve their personal goals.

Rachel understands the overwhelming amount of information available in the field of nutrition and is committed to ongoing study and learning to provide the best information and outcomes for her clients. Her goal is to empower her clients and make medical nutrition therapy more understandable and applicable to daily life.

Rachel graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) from the University of Newcastle and commenced working with Optimum Intake Dietitians in early 2017.

Rachel looks forward to supporting your journey to optimal nutrition.