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Meet Our Team

Liz Forsyth
Director

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Sports Dietitian

Liz has been practising for the past 18 years both in Australia and the UK. She completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics) in Brisbane and has since practised in many areas of dietetics including hospital based acute care, community based clinics, workplace & corporate health programs and private practice. She has also furthered her studies as an Accredited Sports Dietitian  through Sports Dietitians Australia.

 

Her experience covers a broad range of medical conditions which benefit from nutritional therapy and dietary modification including weight loss,diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance and metabolic syndrome, cancer, gastro-intestinal conditions,high cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. She provides practical individualised advice.

 

Liz has pursued her passion for health and lifestyle modification and now enjoys promoting optimal health including weight management and the Non-Dietiting Approach, addressing metabolic dysfunction; and improvement in body composition and performance through sports nutrition. She promotes optimum health and physical performance, for which she uses the term 'Lifestyle Nutrition'. In establishing the practice, Liz's vision is for DNA Nutrition Group (Dietitian-Nutritionists Australia) to be synonomous with exemplary service, latest research and providing the missing link that connects you to an optimal state of health that we all deserve.

 

As a mother of 3, Liz lives on the beautiful Tweed Coast where she applies her skills of dietary and lifestyle planning while juggling a busy household.

 

 

Melanie Walters
Associate

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Mel is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who is passionate about food and cooking. She became a dietitian to combine her love of food and her desire to help others. She has a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from Griffith University as well as Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Food and Nutrition from Charles Sturt University. She has previously worked in private practice in the Ipswich and Western Suburbs areas, looking after a diverse range of patients, including a number of DVA and NDIS patients. 

Melanie enjoys helping people optimise their health and wellbeing through improving their lifestyle. She provides patients with evidence-based nutrition strategies to help them meet their goals through practical dietary recommendations and sustainable health and lifestyle changes.

Her interest and experience covers a broad range of conditions including; weight management, diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance and metabolic syndrome, PCOS, cancer, gastro-intestinal conditions, high cholesterol, and cardiovascular issues. She enjoys working with people across the lifespan, from children to the elderly. 

When she is not at work, she is busy looking after her two young daughters, collecting recipes books and trying new restaurants. She is also busy teaching her family and friends about healthy eating!

  • Health and Wellbeing

  • Weight Loss Surgery  

  • PCOS, Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes,

  • Chronic Disease Management

  • Metabolic Syndrome

  • Food Allergy and Intolerance (Low chemical, FODMAPS)

  • Gastrointenstinal (Inflammatory Bowel Disease, diverticular disease, Irritable Bowel, Coeliac)

  • Cancer and management of nutritional issues

  • Nutrition support for weight gain in the elderley

  • Mindful Eating

  • Weight Management

  • Meal Planning

Mel is looking forward to being able to assist you with your health goals.