Dietitian

Rachel Tutill 2019Optimumintake logo

Optimum Intake - Dietitian 

 

Rachel Tutill is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and member of the Dietitian’s Association of 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. This may include:

•         Weight concerns

•         Cardiovascular disease (CVD), Hypercholesterolemia

•         Type 1 & 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes

•         Kidney Disease

•         Nutritional deficiencies

•         Paediatric Nutrition and Healthy eating for the family

•         Sports nutrition

 

Rachel also works closely with clients with issues surrounding their gut health. She has experience in managing physical conditions such as irritable bowel disease (IBD) and diverticulitis as well as functional conditions including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and food intolerances. Rachel understands the complexity of gut based issues and enjoys working closely with clients to help manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

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 translate this information for her clients and make medical nutrition therapy more understandable and applicable to daily life.

Contact Optimum Intake on 0499 008 451 to make an appointment or speak to your Doctor, Nurse or Reception Staff.

60 minute initial appointment $140

30 minute review appointment $80

Consultations attract a rebate by Medicare Allied Health Services, from Private Health Funds and are covered by Veterans Affairs.