Dietitians have accredited training in the field of nutrition. They can help you to translate scientific information regarding health and nutrition into practical information about healthy eating and healthy food choices. A dietitian can also assist you to make dietary modifications necessary to help manage or treat a number of medical conditions.

Who will benefit from consulting a Dietitian?

  • Anyone wanting to make positive changes to their current nutritional intake
  • Someone needing to gain more understanding of dietary management of their medical condition(s)
  • A new medical diagnosis requiring dietary modifications
  • Anyone with an undesirable body weight – too high or too low
  • Someone wanting a periodic review of their dietary practices

Most common nutrition related issues discussed:

  • Sports and performance nutrition
  • Food allergy and intolerance, in particular FODMAP intolerance
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Body composition analysis
  • Weight management
  • General healthy eating and family nutrition
  • Diabetes, Insulin Resistance or Impaired glucose tolerance
  • Heart related health
  • Pregnancy and antenatal nutrition
  • Vegetarian eating

Clare Flower

Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian

Clare completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders University in 2017. This led to a Health Sciences Honours degree in Sports Nutrition and a PhD on ‘Low Energy Availability in Elite Female Athletes’, both also completed at Flinders University.

Alongside her studies, Clare has worked in a professional sport at Adelaide Crows (AFL), provided corporate nutrition services and worked as an academic tutor. Throughout her research, she has worked with a variety of different athletes including elite gymnasts, A-league women’s soccer players, national dancers, AFLW players, and elite and recreational runners.

Currently besides providing dietetic services at The Sports Clinic, Clare is working at the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) and the Sydney Kings/Sydney Flames. At NSWIS Clare works with the Men’s Hockey program and developing swimmers, providing individualised nutrition support to complement the other health and performance services provided. Clare also works with the Sydney Kings and Sydney Flames basketball clubs providing group and individual support to the players.

Clare works with a range of clients including athletes of all ages and abilities, as well as individuals with general nutrition concerns.

Clare Flower - Accredited Sports Dietitian
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