Kathy Benn, APD, AN, AccSD
Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist and Accredited Sports Dietitian
Kathy has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics) (Hons), Sports Nutrition Course at the AIS and ISAK level I anthropometry. Memberships include the Australian Dietitians Association, Sports Dietitians Australia and Eating Disorder Association.
Clinical experience includes hospital and private practice clinics assisting clients with a range of conditions including chronic disease. Speciality areas however are in a non-diet approach to weight management, disordered eating behaviours, bariatric surgery and sports nutrition.
Past community projects include writing a cookbook for the elderly, developing corporate based eating programs, partnering with the City of Gold Coast to conduct cooking classes and presentations to various groups on a range of nutrition topics.
Having a particular interest in eating behaviours, Kathy recently returned to university to further her education and skills in psychology. Combining the two degrees has assisted in helping people create a more positive relationship with food and breaking free of yoyo dieting.
Kathy is passionate about fitness and participating in cycling and triathlon events, and assisting athletes perform at their peak with scientifically proven nutritional advice.