Meet Our Dietitians
Meet Sue Radd, Nutritionist, Author & Speaker
Sue Radd is one of Australia's leading nutritionists and health communicators. She is sought after for comment in the media and is a regular columnist for Signs magazine and nutrition advisor to Prevention.
Sue is Founding Director of the Nutrition and Wellbeing Clinic in Castle Hill, and has consulted to the food and pharmaceutical industries in product development, communications and nutrition policy in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK. She also advises law firms, providing expert witness reports for use in court cases.
Recognised by her peers as an expert on plant foods and phytonutrients, Sue is co-author of the internationally published Eat to Live, which has also been translated into the Korean and French languages. She was awarded Winner of 'Best Nutrition Writing' at the Vittoria Australian Food Media Awards for her most recent work, The Breakfast Book, a wake-up guide to the most important meal of the day.
Sue is a well-known face at major nutrition conferences globally. Her ability to translate heavy science into anyone's language and life makes her a popular speaker with audiences from doctors and dietitians to teachers, mums and community groups. Her practical knowledge of food and cooking for today's busy lifestyle is widely enjoyed. In May 2010, she was awarded the Dietitians Association of Australia President's award for Innovation for her Culinary Medicine Cookshops. Sue passionately believes that to Live Well you need to Eat Well!
Sue belongs to many professional organizations such as the Nutrition Society of Australia, Dietitians Association of Australia, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology, Australasian Medical Writers Association and Australian Association of Food Professionals. She also supports humanitarian and community projects for a healthier, happier life through Captivating International (China), ADRA and Australian Conservation Foundation. Within her action packed agenda Sue enjoys travelling, scenic walks, watching foreign films and cooking meals for friends.
Meet Monica Kubizniak, Senior Lifestyle Dietitian
Monica is both a dietitian and sports scientist. She graduated with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2000 and since that time has gained a wide range of experiences in a number of health settings. She has worked in community health centres, hospitals and private practice. In addition, she has assisted schools in rural Western Australia, and developed particular skills with children and adolescents. She also gained valuable overseas experience as a clinical dietitian in England. In her role at the Nutrition and Wellbeing Clinic, Monica has enjoyed developing health programs for a major corporation and is now using her skills to create seminars and cooking demonstrations on a range of topics.
To further her interest in the effect of food on sports performance, Monica completed a Sports Nutrition Course at the Australian Institute of Sport. She now provides strategic eating advice to both adult and junior athletes for training and competition. She also advises the general public on healthy eating for different stages of the lifecycle - from childhood, adolescence, adulthood (including fertility and pregnancy) and the menopause.
Monica offers up-to-date dietary prescriptions to manage a wide range of conditions such as overweight, underweight, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, irritable bowel syndrome, Coeliac Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, osteoporosis, arthritis, food allergy and eating disorders.
Her practical and positive approach to changing harmful lifestyle behaviours has won her favour with both our clients and doctors who refer to the Nutrition and Wellbeing Clinic. Monica can help you set realistic health goals, teach you the practice of mindful eating and coach you to achieve personal wellbeing.
Meet Caroline Trickey – Lifestyle Dietitian
Caroline graduated from Monash University in 2005 and has been working as an accredited practising dietitian in hospitals, community health centres, food industry, corporate health & wellbeing programs and private practice since this time. She is an enthusiastic and highly motivated dietitian with a wide breadth of experience in both adult and childrens nutrition.
Caroline will translate the latest and often complicated nutrition and health information into advice that is easy to understand and follow. She offers no gimmicks or fads, just scientific based nutrition advice to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.
She has experience in cardiovascular health (high blood pressure & high cholesterol), anti-inflammatory eating (all types of arthritis & cancer prevention), food allergy and intolerance, weight loss, positive body image, weight gain/bulking up and a personal interest in insulin resistance (diabetes, pre-diabetes and PCOS) and gastrointestinal health (IBS, IBD,coeliac disease & food intolerances). She also loves to help her clients to stop relying on medications for certain conditions.
Healthy living doesn't happen by accident. The small decisions we make every day help us to pave our road to better health. It's about the choices we make when we buy food, drive our car when we walk and what we do with free time on the weekend. Caroline can provide you with practical advice to help you take control of your health and live well every day.
Meet Marike Joubert – Lifestyle Dietitian
Marike (Bsc Nutrition, Grad Dip in Dietetics) has a passion for health and the wellbeing of people. She is a graduate from Curtin University in Western Australia, and has worked in both private practice and hospital settings.
Areas Marike greatly enjoys include general weight loss, chronic disease management, paediatrics and sports nutrition. Marike completed a Sports Nutrition Course at the Australian Institute of Sport, and has gained her ISAK certificate in Anthropometry. She is also a Fitness Australia Registered Exercise Professional, and loves to provide personal training classes to middle-age and elderly women.
She has a keen interest in the area of plant proteins, and hopes to further explore this area and how it relates to weight loss, sport performance, and paediatric formulas. She plans to make a scientific contribution to this field by completing a PhD in the near future.
Along with her dietetic position, Marike has gained experience through her employment as a research assistant for REFRESH (Reminder on Exercise, Food, Relaxation and enlisting Support to maintain a Healthy Lifestyle). This is a community-based intervention, which aims to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviours in new mums in the Perth Metropolitan area.
She is a passionate public speaker, and has spoken to a range of university, church and corporate audiences on health. Marike is a true believer in living life to its fullest and is one that loves the outdoors and is always keen for adventure. In her free time, Marike loves to travel, read and play her guitar.
Marike understands that the physical also touches the emotional and social aspects of people’s lives and therefore strives to provide a holistic perspective. Marike would love to meet you and help you achieve your health and lifestyle goals!
Meet Lynda Hamilton – Lifestyle Dietitian
Lynda is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with the Dietitian’s Association of Australia having completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle. Her background also extends to being a Health Editor for the UK’s largest lifestyle website aimed at the over 50’s and Viva magazine.
She is a true believer that prevention is better than cure and that many of todays’ chronic diseases could be prevented or better managed by following a healthier diet. While she advises on all general nutritional concerns, her particular interests are in dietary cholesterol management, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and gastrointestinal conditions. Lynda also enjoys helping people achieve not just their weight loss goals, but to alleviate food anxieties and get back in control of food. Her weight loss programs focus on both healthy eating and personal behaviours.
Away from work Lynda likes to keep active and spend time with her family. Time permitting, she also loves to scuba dive and travel.
Lynda is passionate about helping people improve their health and wellbeing by following a better diet and making smarter food choices. She looks forward to meeting you soon!