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debra nell
Debra Nell


• BSc Human Nutrition

• MSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics

• New Zealand Registered Dietitian

General Information and Work History:

Debra originally trained as an architectural technician, working in New Zealand, London and Dubai for nearly ten years before returning to New Zealand to follow her true calling, retraining in the field of health and nutrition.

Debra has since worked in many areas including, individual consulting with private and community funded clients, facilitating group nutrition education workshops, health and nutrition research, hospital and aged care food service provision, public health promotion, and providing nutritional advice to the food industry.

“I can offer nutrition advice specific to you, your body, your mind, your goals, your budget, and your lifestyle. By combining my love of food with evidence-based nutrition advice I will provide you with an individualised dietary and lifestyle plan that is simple, achievable and practical for you.”

Areas of Interest:

Debra can help you with nutrition related issues such as:

Healthy eating through the lifecycle:

• Including for infants, toddlers, children, adolescence, adults, pregnancy and lactation, and for the older adult

• Weight loss / weight gain

Healthy eating for specific conditions:

• Food and mood

• High cholesterol

• High blood pressure

• Diabetes

• Gout

• Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

I• rritable Bowel Syndrome

• Eating disorders

• Food allergies

Sports nutrition:

• Training

• Pre-event

• Race day

• Recovery

• Hydration