Amanda Gaukroger – Accredited Practicing Dietitian
Amanda has a passion for food and nutrition and wants to devote her future career as a Dietitian to help others improve their quality of life.
Amanda has a strong interest in food allergies/intolerances and gut disorders such as IBS. She is particularly interested in the low FODMAP diet for IBS management, and is inspired by the positive impact this can have on improving the wellbeing of IBS sufferers. Amanda’s other key areas of interest include food addiction and mental health.
Whilst Amanda is in the early stages of her career, she is very dedicated to her work and aspires to become the most influential and inspiring Dietitian she can be.
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!
Nathan Cook – Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Associate Sports Dietitian
Nathan is a new dietitian from the Gold Coast who enjoys all things exercise and is a regular beach goer. With his qualifications Nathan wants to try and help others realise how easy food choices can be. He has a keen interest in sports nutrition to help athletes perform better, particularly AFL and his new-found passion for competitive CrossFit. One of his other major goals is to be involved in foodservices around the world to minimise food waste and promote a sustainable food system for the future.
Nathan is very enthusiastic and motivated towards growing a career in nutrition & dietetics and one day hopes to represent the profession at a high level.
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