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NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES

Melissa can assist you with the prevention and treatment of nutrient deficiencies through evidence-based dietary strategies and personalised supplement recommendations if necessary. 

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WE CAN ASSIST WITH THE FOLLOWING:

  • Iron deficiency

  • Anaemia

  • Zinc Deficiency 

  • Meeting nutrient requirements on restricted diets: I.e: Low FODMAP, coeliac etc

  • B12 deficiency

  • Calcium adequacy

  • Protein adequacey

  • Omega 3 adequacey

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If you are following a vegan/plant-based diet, you need to be aware of your intake of some specific nutrients. Some key nutrients to keep in mind are:

  • Iron 

  • B12 

  • Calcium

  • Zinc 

  • Omega 3

A well-planned diet with the assistance of a dietitian is key to long term sustainability and good health. 

Melissa can help you to identify how much of each nutrient you require on a daily basis, as well as provide strategies to effectively plan your diet so you can meet your own individual needs.

 

If your diet is further restricted - i.e: Allergies, low FODMAP, coeliac etc she can assist you with personalised strategies to meet your requirements. 

It is beneficial if you have a blood test prior to the consultation to identify any deficiencies/areas of concern.

Primary nutrients of concern:

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WE CAN HELP TO:

Conduct an in-depth dietary assessment of your diet to determine your current nutrient status.

 

Thorough assessment of blood test results.
 

Learn the type and amounts of certain foods required for each nutrient of concern. 

Understand the role of specific vitamins and minerals in the body as well as the importance of their function. 

Provide knowledge on how to plan and prepare nutrient-rich meals and snacks to meet requirements. 

 

Understand how nutrients interact with each other and learn how to enhance absorption. 

Confidence at the supermarket and in the kitchen, including product recommendations.

Meal planning tips and personalised supplement recommendations.

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