OUR TEAM

CHERYL LUM

Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist

BSc Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours), University of Newcastle

Cheryl is a trained nutrition expert in medical nutrition therapy. She has worked in various sectors of nutrition – private practice, clinical services and research.

When it comes to nutrition, Cheryl does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. She understands first-hand how difficult it can be to manage ones’ medical conditions – this drives her passion to  help her clients reach their health and nutrition goals. She translates the complex science behind nutrition into practical solutions to suit her client’s lifestyle, for general health, disease prevention and management.

Cheryl’s area of specialities are:

Insulin Resistance & Diabetes – Pre-diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Heart Health – Blood pressure, cholesterol & heart disease

Gastrointestinal health – Dietary Intolerances, IBS, IBD, Coeliac Disease, Diverticulitis, Reflux & Fatty liver disease

Weight Management – Weight loss, Weight gain & Bariatric surgery management

Other areas of interests are: Pregnancy nutrition, Plant-based eating, Endocrine & Bone health, Muscle building & recovery, and Healthy eating for all ages.

Other fun facts about Cheryl

Cheryl’s Honours research paper was published in Nutrients Journal, which looked at the diet quality of competitive adolescent male rugby union players.

Cheryl is a full member of Dietitians Australia, and is a specialist APD at Sydney Endocrinology, Mater Hospital. She is also an  Accredited Optifast Health Professional and a certified Go4Fun Nutrition and Physical Activity Leader.

Cheryl can speak fluent English & Malay.

LAURA TURNER

Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist

BSc Nutrition & Dietetics, University of Newcastle

Laura is a trained nutrition expert in medical nutrition therapy. She has a strong nutrition background in clinical dietetics and in food service management. Laura has provided dietary services along the North Coast of NSW over the past 5 years.

Laura loves to try new recipes and is passionate about helping people of all stages of life discover great tasting food that will benefit their nutrition management.

Laura’s area of specialities are:

Sports nutrition

Diabetes management – Insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, PCOS, Type 2 diabetes

Gastrointestinal health – Dietary allergies & intolerances, IBS & Fatty liver management

Weight management – Weight loss, Weight gain & Bariatric surgery management

Other areas of interests are: Blood pressure & cholesterol management, Fussy eating & aversions, healthy eating for all ages, and eating disorders.

Laura believes that there is no one size fits all when it comes to food and nutrition and enjoys helping each individual achieve a greater quality of life by making practical recommendations specific to their lifestyle. Laura is an Accredited Sports Dietitian, and an Accredited Optifast Healthcare Professional.