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Figureate has a special interest in food intolerance and gastrointestinal health. We help people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fructose malabsorption, FODMAP intolerance, Coeliac Disease, lactose intolerance and natural food chemical sensitivity (salicylates, amines, glutamate).

We use the latest information from Sue Shepherd’s team and the RPAH allergy unit in Sydney and provide meal plans and recipes to assist with elimination diets needed to identify food intolerance. We also help with weight loss.


Contact Details:

Phone: 0419 585 415 (Zoe)

(Malvern and Coburg clinics).

Dr Sue Shepherd is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist who graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Promotion and post graduate Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. She specialises in the treatment of dietary intolerances. Sue also has coeliac disease herself – she lives and breathes all good tastes gluten free, both personally and professionally!

Sue was diagnosed with coeliac disease whilst undertaking her Masters Degree to become a dietitian. It changed her career path – but she believes only for the better! Since being diagnosed with coeliac disease, Sue has maintained a strong commitment to educating people with special dietary needs.
Sue is recognised internationally as a leading expert dietitian in the area of coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome, having completed her PhD research in 2008. She previously worked as senior lecturer at Monash University and is now Senior Lecturer for La Trobe University Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition. She is a clinical investigator in numerous national and also international ethics-approved research studies. She is an invited speaker at national and international medical conferences.

Shepherd Works is a gastrointestinal dietetic practice with 10 dietitians who specialise in coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, low FODMAP diet, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance, food intolerances and inflammatory bowel disease. We offer individual consultations, as well as group talks, shopping tours and cooking demonstrations.

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Gaye is passionate about healthy lifestyles and currently works primarily with athletes and individuals seeking to maximise their health and performance. She is the contract dietitian for the Tasmanian PFK Tigers Cricket Team, and consults to many sports and individuals for the Tasmanian Institute of Sport

She also has an interest in Corporate Health having previously worked as Health & Wellbeing Manager for a major construction firm. She has assisted many clients with a range of health issues including heart disease, diabetes and weight management as part of the clinical team at a major Melbourne public hospital. Since welcoming a daughter to her family in 2009, infant and childhood nutrition has become a further area of interest for Gaye.


Contact details:

Phone: 0409 149 247

Practice Locations

  • 1/688 Sandy Bay Road
    Sandy Bay
    Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday 9:30am to 2pm

Mel Reid is a Senior Dietitian who has a strong interest in the field of food intolerance, with over 30 years’ experience working with protocols for food chemical sensitivity, and more recently the FODMAPs diet.

You can contact Mel via email or phone to arrange a consultation at either of her two private practice locations.

Contact details:

Phone: 0418 488 981


Practice Locations

  • 7 Bodman St

Marie Hazelwood has over 19 years experience as an Accredited Practising Dietitian and has worked in a variety of settings including large teaching hospitals to help adults, children and infants.

Marie has a special and personal interest in food intolerance and allergy and has clinics in Everton Park and Gordon Park. Marie also provides consultations via skype, phone and email.


Contact details:


Phone: 0418 607 330

Richard Sager from Darwin Dietitians has an extensive history with food and nutrition. Originally trained as an international Chef, Richard has worked as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian for the past 12 years. Richard is very qualified to assist people achieve their nutritional goals.

Having worked in two of Australia’s leading health retreats sharing his insights, Richard’s concepts were often described as “life-changing”. His work includes seeing clients one-on-one and delivering dynamic, informative seminars that get to the heart of nutritional issues which have the potential to alter an individual’s health future.

Richard is the “why and what for” of nutrition and he is passionate about all areas of nutrition. He will challenge you and have you question what good is a wealth plan without a health plan, for without our health we have nothing. In an instant many people associate a health plan with sacrifices of things they love, of changing a lifestyle they really quite enjoy. Learn through Richard how this does not have to be the case.


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Eat Play Live delivers proven and up to date advice from a qualified Dietitian and Exercise Scientist. We aim to improve your energy & vitality and achieve your goals through making small but effective changes to your diet. We believe food is there to be enjoyed but help you to discover the diet that your body works best on!

Eat Play Live has as one of its specialities food allergies and intolerance, IBS and a number of other gastrointestinal concerns, however we also have services available for healthy pregnancy, weight loss, diabetes, cardiovascular health, vegetarians, children and more.

Come to us or we can come to you. For a consultation or more information contact Sarah.


Contact details:


Phone: 0412 185 504


Nutrition Professionals Australia (NPA) is a group of Accredited Practising Dietitians who consult to individuals, as well as the health care industry, corporate groups and the media.

Our experienced team includes dietitians who specialise in a number of different areas, including food intolerance. NPA consult in locations across Australia, with consulting locations in Adelaide, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.

All of our dietitians are Accredited Practising Dietitians. We can offer you:

  • A professional, high quality service
  • Personalised advice
  • Expert information about nutrition and special dietary needs
  • Practical solutions to difficult problems
  • Various consulting locations
  • Services tailored to your individual needs or those of your organisation


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Our team specialise in a variety of conditions, but are most well-known for our expertise in managing gastrointestinal symptoms. We are now providing expert dietitian services at ten locations around Melbourne and via telephone or Zoom.

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Non-coeliac gluten intolerance
  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction
  • Weight concern
  • Women's health
  • Food chemical sensitivities.

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Paula is an experienced Paediatric Dietitian who comes recommended by the Food Intolerance Network She specialises in supporting children with learning and behavioural issues, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and has over 15 years of paediatric experience helping children to thrive in their development and assisting with management of food intolerance symptoms.

Paula is passionate about helping families improve the nutritional status of their children to optimise their health, concentration, learning ability and behaviour through dietary modifications.

Appointments can be made by contacting Paula via email or phone and Paula can also conduct consultations via phone and Skype for those out of area. Registered with DVA, Medicare, all private insurance.

Contact details:

Phone: 0418 162 20


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