Welcome to Nutrition Health and Wellbeing

We are a group of dietitians appropriately experienced and qualified deliver dietary advice using Nutritional Medical Therapy to help people with everyday healthy eating and practical strategies to manage health conditions and nutrition related diseases.
If you have been referred by your GP please complete enquiry form or call 1800 313 800.
Our mission is to ultimately help improve our client’s quality of life so when they leave our consultation they are feeling empowered and good about themselves. We work with our clients to understand their core underlying issues, working together to change their mindset.

Meet the Team

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Leeanne Azzopardi

Founder of Nutrition Health & Wellbeing

Leeanne Azzopardi provides a customised and integrated counselling approach to promote general good health and manage a range of more specific nutrition-related issues. Having completed a Bachelors Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics and a Bachelors Degree in Food Science and Nutrition, Leeanne combines dual qualifications with great skill garnered from her experience in clinical, community health and private practice, to translate the latest nutritional information into meaningful personalised nutrition interventions to assist and empower her patients to obtain long term results and improve their health and wellbeing. Leeanne believes in her non dieting approach to health and nutrition, having a special interest Women’s Health & Fertility, Weight management, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and Gastrointestinal health. Leeanne plays cricket for her local community, enjoys fitness, travelling to new places, experiencing new culture, trying new restaurants, being creative in the kitchen and enjoying a chat with friends over wine.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
• Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition Health & Wellbeing
• Science of Weight Management Certificate
• Optifast Accredited Dietitian
• Advanced Certificate of Weight Management
• Sports Nutrition Certificate
• DAFNE (Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating ) – Diabetes Australia
• Better Health Self Management Training
• Nutrition Therapy for Fertility and Pregnancy
• Medical Nutrition Therapy in Bariatric Surgery

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Brooke Mallia

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Brooke has a keen interest in paediatric nutrition, diabetes, weight management and gastrointestinal issues, including irritable bowel syndrome, fructose malabsorption and coeliac disease. Brooke is passionate about working with clients to assist them with a return to good health and wellbeing through customised nutrition solutions.<br /> As a former state volleyball player, Brooke understands the importance and benefits of exercise and maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. As a mother of three Brooke also enjoys playing cricket, swimming and tennis with her children.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Promotion)
• Advanced Diploma of Business (Public Relations)
• Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition
• Masters Degree in Dietetics

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Georgia Hexter

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Georgia is committed to empowering and inspiring her clients to improve their health and wellbeing through sustainable nutrition and lifestyle changes. She specialises in Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, and improving food and body relationships, and follows a non-diet approach. Georgia also assists clients in managing gut issues including IBS, as well as Chronic Disease Management. Georgia is committed to providing evidence based, collaborative, nurturing and client-centred care, and her skills lie in building client confidence and capacity to take charge of their health. She is addicted to learning, but when not up-skilling she can be found at the beach, enjoying brunch with friends, or walking her rescue greyhound Poppy.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science
  • Masters degree in Dietetics at Deakin University
  • Monash FODMAP Accredited – the Low FODMAP diet for IBS
  • Australian Centre for Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Essentials
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Melissa Jones

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Melissa has a passion for all things food and nutrition. She thoroughly enjoys helping clients to set and achieve personalised goals that create sustainable and long-lasting improvements for their nutrition and overall wellbeing. Melissa focuses on helping clients maintain the enjoyment of food whilst still building essential skills and knowledge around nutrition. Her areas of interest include weight management, diabetes, gastrointestinal health, aged care, oncology and sports nutrition. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys staying active, playing netball for her local community and skiing in the winter.

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Maree Chaumon

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Maree is passionate about supporting and empowering individuals to improve their food choices and overall health and wellbeing through providing client-centred evidence-based education and developing customised nutrition plans. Her key areas of interest include but are not limited to chronic disease management (diabetes, cardiovascular health, weight management), gastrointestinal health and the non-diet approach. Maree understands the importance of providing care that is client-centred and incorporates a holistic approach to health to allow others to make sustainable life choices and achieve their individual goals.

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Laura Arrowsmith

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Laura is passionate about empowering individuals to achieve overall health and wellbeing, providing nutritional advice that is tailored to the individual, resulting in sustainable and lifelong changes consistent with optimal nutritional health. Laura believes that good nutrition can be achieved through healthy eating practices that incorporate a varied and balanced diet that is both nourishing and appealing. Laura provides a holistic approach, working together with clients to achieve personalised nutritional goals, ensuring dietary advice is evidence based and meal plans are budget friendly, nutritious and enjoyable. Her main areas of interest are diabetes, cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal issues, paediatric nutrition, maternal health/pregnancy and breastfeeding, and aged care. Laura enjoys spending time with family and reading and keeping up to date with nutritional research. Laura is also a qualified chef and mother of two, and enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and creating delicious, nutritious recipes to share with her clients, family, and friends.

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Rachel D’Arcy

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

As a dietitian, Rachel is passionate about fostering the relationship between nutrition, health and the pleasure of eating. She understands the importance of translating evidenced-based information into tailored advice so her clients can make sustainable and meaningful lifestyle choices. Her main areas of interest include diabetes management, allergy/intolerance and gut health including inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Her passions extend out of the office and into the kitchen where she enjoys cooking up a storm! She loves going for runs and keeps her mind in tip-top shape spending plenty of time relaxing with a good book.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Health Science
• Master’s of Dietetic Practice from La Trobe University

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Sophie L' Estrange

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Sophie’s attitude to nutrition care is client and family centred. She is passionate about<br /> providing a holistic approach to nutrition and endeavours to translate evidence-based research into practical advice for her clients to achieve their personal goals. She is positive,<br /> compassionate and diligent about her work. Her main areas of interest include paediatric nutrition, the FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coeliac Disease, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes and weight management. Sophie has previously worked as a Community Paediatric Dietitian in Auckland, New Zealand, where she worked closely with children with complex health needs, aged 0 to 21 years old and their families. Outside of work Sophie leads a very active and dynamic lifestyle surrounded by family and friends. The kitchen is her happy place and she loves going on outdoor adventures, reading, volunteering for the Red Cross and having a laugh!

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Nutrition Science
• Masters of Health Science, Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Auckland
• Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne Paediatric Nutrition Course
• FODMAP Training Course for Dietitians with Monash University

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Wendy Yeung

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Wendy has a strong passion for assisting individuals to achieve their nutrition-related goals – no matter how big or small. She aims to empower individuals to make better dietary changes to support long-term health and wellbeing. She provides evidence-based nutrition advice that is tailored and individualised for each patient’s goals. Her areas of interest include chronic disease management (cardiovascular health, diabetes and weight management), gastrointestinal disorders, vegetarian and vegan nutrition, malnutrition and vitamin/mineral deficiencies. Outside of work, Wendy enjoys watching tennis, travelling, trying new cuisines and watching Netflix (she is a big fan of horror movies and true crime documentaries). She also enjoys learning new languages and is currently studying the Korean language in her spare time. Languages Spoken: English and Mandarin.

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Fizza Ishtiaq

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Fizza is a passionate practitioner and shows genuine care toward her patients. She believes that the root of good health comes from nutrition. She is passionate about promoting health and nutrition literacy, helping others achieve and sustain a flexible and mindful healthy lifestyle. She exhibits excellent cultural competency. She translates the latest evidence-based nutrition research into meaningful personalised nutrition interventions to assist and empower her patients to obtain long term results and improve their health and wellbeing. Fizza provides a customised and integrated counselling approach to manage a range of specific conditions such as Diabetes, Gastrointestinal health, Cardiovascular health, Oncology, Weight management, Sports Performance, Women's Health and fertility. In her spare time, Fizza enjoys trying new restaurants, travelling, being creative in the kitchen, and reading up on the latest health and nutrition information.

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Felicity Grainger

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Felicity is passionate about empowering her clients to improve their overall health and wellbeing through providing individually tailored nutritional advice that encourages clients to make healthy lifestyle changes that are sustainable long term, leading to an overall happy and healthy life. Felicity is a lover of food and practices with a food first approach believing food is more than just nutritional goodness but that food should also be affordable, flexible and most importantly enjoyable. Felicity provides a holistic approach working closely with her clients to achieve their goals through increasing their confidence and nutritional knowledge whilst also providing motivation and encouragement throughout her clients’ journey to optimal health and wellbeing. Her main areas of interest include women’s health, gastrointestinal issues, diabetes, weight loss, food allergies and intolerances. Outside of work, Felicity enjoys socialising with family and friends over wine and dinner, walking and playing with her pet dog Olie, who she is absolutely obsessed with! and experimenting with food and flavours in the kitchen to create delicious recipes.

Qualifications:
• Master of Dietetics
• Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Nutrition and Health Promotion from Deakin University.

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Georgia Cogan

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Georgia is passionate about empowering individuals to improve their nutrition and overall health by making healthy behavioural change. Georgia is committed to helping clients to achieve their nutrition related goals by providing knowledge, support and realistic tools, tailored to each individual. Georgia believes in a non dieting approach, supporting her clients to make sustainable changes and build a more positive relationship with food. Georgia loves food and is devoted to guiding individuals to being more intuitive with their eating and develop a healthier balance in their lives. Her interest areas include disordered eating, gastrointestinal disorders, chronic disease management and women’s health. Georgia is also a Pilates Instructor and understands the benefit of exercise for both physical and mental health. She enjoys staying active by doing fitness classes with her friends, spending time with her family down the coast, and enjoying dinner and a wine at her favourite Melbourne restaurants!

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Rebecca Sue

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Rebecca has a passion for simplifying nutrition to empower and support people. She believes ‘healthy’ does not mean perfection. Instead, to achieve good nutrition it is<br /> about setting realistic goals and taking small steps to create sustainable changes. Rebecca<br /> provides nutritional information to her clients that is simple, practical and flexible. She is<br /> committed to getting to know her clients to create personalised plans which enables them<br /> to live their fullest and healthiest life.</p> <p>Her main areas of interest are chronic disease prevention and management, including<br /> cardiovascular disease and diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and weight management. Outside of work, Rebecca can be found in the kitchen testing out new recipes, throwing<br /> dinner parties, going for hikes or painting.

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Jordan Bourke

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Jordan prioritises understanding the unique circumstances of every client to provide tailored nutrition advice that works towards their health and wellness goals. She implements an educational approach in nutrition consultations so her clients develop the knowledge to take control of their health. She also loves keeping up with the latest scientific research on nutritional therapy for clinical conditions with particular interest in gastrointestinal conditions, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight management and sports nutrition. Jordan is a strong believer that at the core of achieving good mental and physical wellbeing is consistently practising the fundamentals of a healthy diet and lifestyle, while also allowing ourselves to indulge at times. Jordan enjoys spending her spare time at the gym, cooking, and enjoying delicious food with friends and family.

Qualifications:
• Master of Dietetics at Monash University
• Bachelor of Nutrition Science at Monash University
• Dietitians Australia Sports Nutrition Essentials Course
• FODMAP Training for Health Professionals at Central Clinical School (Monash University, Alfred Hospital)

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