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Loretta Byrd, Accredited Practising Dietitian

Loretta ByrdAccredited Practising Dietician

Loretta worked as a Registered Nurse in Perth and Kalgoorlie in various specialty areas such as Emergency Medicine and School Health. She always had an interest in cooking and nutrition and in latter days provided healthy food and treats for her growing family. Loretta sought further qualifications in Nutrition and Diabetes Education and then completed her Masters in Dietetics to become an Accredited Practising Dietitian. This qualification enables her to assist people in managing their specific health issues. She has experience in both private and clinical practice. She combines her passion for food with her desire to help people achieve their nutrition goals.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Loretta consults on a broad range of health and dietary issues. She has worked in areas such as weight loss and chronic disease management especially in diabetes, cardiovascular disease and oncology. The many qualifications she holds include:

  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Promotion and Education

Loretta looks forward to providing our clients with the dietetic expertise they need.

Jo Oddo, Accredited Practising Dietitian

Jo Oddo sitting on stepsAccredited Practising Dietician

Jo has worked in various areas of dietetics, with experience in both private and clinical practice, particularly in areas of geriatrics, gastroenterology, chronic disease prevention, renal and oncology.

Jo has always had an interest in nutrition and how it influences sports performance, which led to her obtaining an additional qualification in sports nutrition and fitness. Jo is particularly passionate about educating and advising women in sport of safe and evidence -based practices, with particular focus in the areas of bodybuilding, including bikini, fitness and physique competitions as well as those participating in endurance events.

In addition, Jo has years of experience in developing and delivering education programs in food and health specifically to minesites and workplaces within rural and metropolitan areas, which have enabled to help a variety of people throughout WA. The many qualifications she holds are;

  • Master Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Completion of Sports Nutrition Certificate completed at the Australian Institute of Sport
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition and Human Biology
  • Certificate IV Fitness
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Jo looks forward to providing sound dietetic and fitness advice to clients.

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