Along with being an experienced Dietitian, Larissa is also a qualified Diabetes Educator making her an expert in managing all aspects of diabetes. Larissa specialises in fertility and pregnancy nutrition and enjoys supporting women to achieve a healthy pregnancy to optimise the health of mother and baby.
As an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Larissa is required to undertake annual professional development to maintain her accreditation. Dietitians are experts in nutrition; our university training equips us with the skills to provide evidence based medical nutrition therapy in a range of areas. Larissa has many years experience working in the clinical setting; her areas of specialty include Diabetes, with a special interest in nutrition for fertility and pregnancy.
Larissa has has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education. This combined with her experience as a Dietitian, provides her with experience working with the latest technology and management of all types of diabetes. Larissa applies a collaborative approach in her advice, supporting clients to develop their understanding and skills in achieving a healthy approach to eating.
Larissa believes in supporting her clients by providing individualised advice to ensure success in their lifestyle. There is no one size fits all when it comes to food and eating; she believes in balance when it comes to eating. Larissa is part of Nutrition Plus a network of experienced Dietitians from around Australia specialising in fertility and pregnancy. She is passionate about early life nutrition and the role a healthy pregnancy plays in the health of future generations.