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Who we are

Our Philosophy

The PNW Clinic is Australia’s Leading Online Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic. It was established in Brisbane, Australia in 2017 by  Accredited Practising Dietitian Kiah Paetz and has since grown into a team of passionate dietitians specalising in eating disorders and disordered eating, gut and digestive health, plant based nutrition and women’s health.

Our approach will empower you to embrace a healthy way of living through the food you eat and the life you lead. Whether you’re seeing us to improve your relationship with food and your body, resolve digestive issues or optimise your diet, we’re here to support you each step of the way.

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Online Dietitian Nutritionist Consultations Available Worldwide

Work with an online dietitian from the comfort of your own home. Our telehealth video consultations are conducted using Zoom. We work with clients all over the world!

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Who we are

THE TEAM

Founder
Senior Dietitian

Kiah Paetz

Kiah is the founder of the PNW Clinic. She works in the areas of eating disorders, disordered eating, gut health and plant based nutrition and is passionate about helping women build a healthy relationship with food and their body. She believes that eating should be easy and enjoyable – not the cause of guilt, stress and anxiety

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all consultations are conducted virtually via Zoom. Please select your timezone upon booking for custom times in your local area. We consult worldwide

Eating Disorder Dietitian

Megan Boswell

Megan loves showing her clients how to make healthy eating easy! She works in the areas of disordered eating, plant-based nutrition and gut health.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all consultations are conducted virtually via Zoom. Please select your timezone upon booking for custom times in your local area. We consult worldwide

Team Dietitian

Jade Wrigley

Jade is a passionate dietitian working in the areas of disordered eating, plant-based nutrition and gut health. She combines evidenced-based nutrition science with a holistic approach, working collaboratively with her clients to develop a nutrition plans that is underpinned by simple and sustainable change.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all consultations are conducted virtually via Zoom. Please select your timezone upon booking for custom times in your local area. We consult worldwide

Team Dietitian

Georgia D'Andrea

Georgia specialises in the area of pregnancy, plant-based nutrition gut health and weight loss surgery. She works closely with bariatric surgeons for the nutritional management of patients pre and post surgery. She also loves working with her clients on the pregnancy journey - whether this be optimising their diets in preparation for pregnancy or helping them meet their nutritional needs through every trimester.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all consultations are conducted virtually via Zoom. Please select your timezone upon booking for custom times in your local area. We consult worldwide

FAQ’s

FIVE most common questions about seeing a dietitian

Seeing a university trained dietitian can help you build a better relationship with food and your body.

Using an easy to follow, step-by-step approach your dietitian can help you eat smarter so you can:

- Recover from disordered eating habits
- Have more energy and feel better!
- Build a better relationship with food and your body
- Understand what nutrients are important for your age, gender, medical condition or eating pattern
- Improve the control of medical conditions such as IBS, diabetes and high cholesterol
- Reduce symptoms and pain such as fatigue, indigestion, diarrhoea, bloating, constipation
- Optimise your body for conceiving and during pregnancy.
- Follow simple steps to avoid nutritional deficiencies and prevent fatigue and tiredness

Our dietitians will give your personalised education and teach you practical skills and strategies to help you achieve your goals in health and nutrition. As dietitians, our goal is to help you be your own personal dietitian at the end of working together with us!

First and foremost, all dietitians are automatically nutritionists however not all nutritionists are dietitians.

Dietitians are the highest form of nutrition credentialing. A dietitian has a university level qualification in human nutrition and dietetics and can prescribe medical nutrition therapy for medical conditions such as diabetes, eating disordrs, heart disease, PCOS and food allergies.

Dietitians are regulated by the peak body, Dietitians Australia and must maintain their credentials by completing a set number of hours of professional development each year.

A person who calls themselves a nutritionist may have qualifications in human nutrition or may have no nutrition qualifications at all. There is no government regulation for the term "nutritionist".

All of the practitioners at PNW Clinic are dual qualified as dietitians and nutritionists.

The number of appointments you will need with your dietitian will depend on your medical condition, goal or reason to seek out the dietitian as well as your current dietary habits and nutrition knowledge.

If you have quite a good knowledge of nutrition and have started making dietary changes, you may only need several dietitian appointments for some fine tuning of your diet.

If you have a chronic condition such as diabetes or high cholesterol your progress may only need to be reviewed every 3-6 months to ensure you stay on track.

However, if you have a complex condition, such as multiple medical conditions, are undergoing treatment for an eating disorder or bariatric surgery, you may need to see the detitian on a weekly or fortnightly basis for many months to help you.

We will discuss what will work best for you during your consultations.

We are a 100% virtual clinic and all consultations are held online. An online consultation works exactly the same way as an in-person consultation with many of our clients finding it even easier than attending a face-to-face consultation (no time sitting in waiting rooms, trying to find a park or having to spend time driving to the appointment).

Prior to the consultation, we will ask you to complete a new patient form to collect relevant data and understand your goals as to why you have come to see us.

On the morning of the consultation, your dietitian will send you a link to a program called Zoom. You can click on the zoom link from your phone or computer to start your consultation. Zoom will allow you to see and talk to your dietitian virtually face to face. Your dietitian will also be able to share their screen with you during the consultation to show you any relevant resources.

After the consultation, the dietitian will email you with any relevant resources and nutrition plans.

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