Renee Borg – Food Scientist, Nutritionist and Dietitan
She graduated with a Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition in 2016. Since then, she has furthered her studies and in 2018 she completed her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. Over the last few years, she has gained a wide range of experiences in a number of settings, including working for community based food, and nutrition programs as well as in hospitals.
Renee has had a love for food, cooking, science, nutrition and helping others from a young age, and is excited to be able to share her passion and knowledge with others!
When Renee isn’t cooking at home and trying out new recipes, you’ll often find her out and about, eating at restaurants, going for long walks by the beach, or participating in CrossFit sessions at her local gym.
Renee is passionate about…
- Helping others to realize that it only takes small steps to improve their eating habits
- Motivating others to achieve their healthiest self possible
- Sharing what she’s learnt through her degrees at university as a nutritionist and dietitian, helping to translate evidence based science into practical advice suited specifically for each individual.
- Eating foods in their most wholesome form, that makes you feel and look fantastic.
She doesn’t believe in fad diets, restrictions, quick fixes and diet pills. To Renee, healthy eating and living isn’t a chore… it’s a lifestyle that she wants to share with you!
Tatiana Bedikian – Student Dietitian
Tatiana is a passionate young lady who exposed herself to food and health from a very young age. She would spend hours in the kitchen with her grandmother developing recipes and cooking fresh meals for her family. Growing up she was always aware of the importance of having a balanced lunch box in school. Tatiana was a dancer growing up, keeping fit and healthy to perform. This has driven her to the Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics course which she will finish at the end of 2019.
Tatiana loves to inspire and empower everyone to live a healthy lifestyle by helping them to choose the healthier options. In particular she loves to educate individuals on how to improve dietary habits and consume healthy and nourishing foods based on evidence-based guidelines.
Her nutrition mantra? Eat Better. Feel Better. Be Better
Lauren Maskel – Accredited Practising Dietitian
Lauren is an Accredited Practising Dietitian running her own private practice in the southeast, bayside suburbs of Melbourne. Aside from her keen interest in the dietary management of IBS, she also has a keen interest in the emerging evidence supporting the link between food and mental health.
Lauren is a foodie through and through! Originally from Sydney, she started her career in hospitality but wanted to take her love for food to the next level. Lauren decided to pack up and move to Melbourne to study a Bachelor of Food Science. During this degree, she discovered her passion for nutrition and continued her study journey completing a Master of Dietetics.
When not in her office (or the kitchen whipping up new recipes whilst singing Disney songs (painfully out of tune) you’ll find her out in nature, hiking and camping around Victoria. Being a Sydney girl at heart, she’s never too far from a beach and loves living by the sea.
Ellie Thompson – Student Dietitian
Ellie has had a love of food since a young age and has been in the kitchen helping her mum and grandmother cook for as long as she can remember. This love of cooking has evolved into experimenting with recipes and modifying them to suit different dietary needs, including her own.
She has always been interested in the importance of food in everyday life. From the social experiences that revolve around food to the important role food plays in fueling your body. Ellie has an interest in allergies and intolerances due to both personal experience, as someone with Coeliac disease, and her desire to help people overcome their symptoms and feel their best.
Ellie is currently undertaking a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics and believes without our health we have nothing. She hopes to spread the understanding that good nutrition leads to good health, which can help people achieve their full potential.