• Dr Anita Star Your Family Dietitian

    PhD, Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist, BHlthSc(Nutrition & Dietetics).
    Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics for the whole family

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  • Mother, Infant, Child & Adolescent Nutrition

    SPECIALISING IN PREGNANCY & PAEDIATRIC NUTRITION & DIETETICS
    Pregnancy Nutrition, Infant feeding and Growth Issues, Gestational Diabetes, Food Allergy & Intolerance, Chronic Constipation, Diarrhea & Gut Pain, Coeliac Disease, Childhood Overweight or Underweight, Eating Disorders, Fertility Nutrition, Fussy Eating, Food Aversions, Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies

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  • Experts in Eating Disorders & Weight Management

    EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ADOLESCENT AND WOMEN’S EATING AND WEIGHT CONCERNS
    Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Atypical Eating Disorders, Weight Concerns

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  • Authors- “Growing Baby Bean: A Complete Guide to Pregnancy Nutrition”

    Recently Published Authors: Dr Anita Star & Leah Vandervliet
    Guidebook & Recipes to Best Nourish your Body & Baby during Pregnancy

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  • Full Range of Adult & Paediatric Nutrition Concerns

    CLINICAL NUTRITION & DIETETICS FOR WIDE RANGE OF CHRONIC CONDITIONS
    Cardiovascular Disease, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, Malnutrition, Overweight

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    LEARN MORE ABOUT NUTRITION ONLINE WITH DR ANITA STAR
    Evidenced based information online for mums to be; parents; community, and fellow dietitians.

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Growing Baby Bean: A Complete Guide to Pregnancy Nutrition.

Dr Anita Star has teamed up with Sydney based nutrition expert Leah Vandervliet to produce this beautifully crafted information and recipe book. Growing Baby Bean has all the answers to all your food and nutrition questions through the pregnancy period. It comes with plenty of recipes and lots of practical meal ideas. It is designed for women who want to provide the best nutrition for their growing baby to optimise their health outcomes and ensure they have the best start to life.
There is an explosion of research available on the effects and benefits of mother’s nutrition on her baby in-utero. In writing Growing Baby Bean we carefully researched all the latest research and medical guidelines on this topic, and made sense of it all for you. You will be soon putting this nutrition advice into practice in your own kitchen, with our delicious, yet simple recipes.

Growing Baby Bean contains over 60 delicious recipes to nourish both you and baby during pregnancy. Plus all the latest dietary advice on:

Pre-conception nutrition
Special Nutrients and Supplementation during Pregnancy
Food Groups for Pregnancy
What Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy
Fish in Pregnancy
Dealing with Pregnancy Symptoms
Weight Management and Body Image in Pregnancy
Probiotics & Gut Health in Pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Nutrition advice for Multiple Pregnancies
Meal Planning Ideas & Tips

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Individual Consultations with ‘Dr Anita Star – Your Family Dietitian’ in Albury Wodonga

Anita is currently seeing paediatric and adult clients at the rooms of Central Medical Group, 224 Beechworth Rd Wodonga. For bookings Ph: 02 6024 3233, Fax: 02 6024 4914 or book online below

As Anita operates as a private practitioner she provides an optimal service- allow for up to 1 hour for initial consultations and up to 30 minutes for a review consultation. Fees are $130.00 for an initial consultation, and $80.00 for a review consultation.  You may be eligible for a partial rebate from Medicare IF you have a current Chronic Disease Management Plan with referral from your GP; or an Eating Disorder Management Plan with referral from your GP. If you are a private health fund member, they may also provide a rebate for dietetic services – you should check your eligibility with your individual private health fund provider. Please note – late cancellations (within 48 hrs of appointment) will require payment of full fee – Medicare or private health rebates cannot be applied in this situation. We have special rates for DVA clients as per DVA guidelines for practitioners- you must have a DVA plan with referral to a dietitian set up by your GP to be eligible for this service.  Anita is not a NDIS registered provider, however, can see Self Managed NDIS clients and Plan Managed NDIS clients when dietetics is covered under their NDIS plan.

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Anita is also available for phone or skype consults for women throughout Australia who are wanting assistance with diet for Fertility or Pregnancy.

Contact Anita via email to find out more E: anita@drstar.com.au  Please be advised that Medicare rebates can not be applied to non face to face services.

About Anita

Dr Anita Star PhD, BHlthSc (Nutrition & Dietetics), Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist

Anita is a leading Paediatric and Women’s Health Nutritionist and Dietitian. In the past, Anita has worked extensively in Public Health Services advising patients, including previous employment as a Senior Dietitian at The Sydney Children’s Hospital, and a range of other hospital and community health environments.  She has also worked the university sector as a Senior Lecturer and a Senior Research Officer teaching nutrition and conducting research. Anita now works exclusively in private practice. Anita has developed expertise in childhood growth, food allergy, fussy eating, fertility diets, pregnancy nutrition, child and adult weight management, mental health and eating disorders. Anita completed her PhD research in understanding women’s eating behaviours, body image, body weight, and the impact on mental health. Anita has numerous publications in the academic health literature.
Outside of work Anita lives with her family in the beautiful town of Albury. She is a busy working mum to a very active 4 year old girl and a dedicated Christian. She loves cooking – check out the recipe ideas in the recipe section, bush-walking, swimming and hanging out with her family.
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Areas of Expertise

PAEDIATRIC NUTRITION CONCERNS
Anita can help with a wide range of paediatric nutrition and diet concerns for your infant or child including growth and feeding difficulties, food allergy and intolerance, chronic diarrhea or constipation, coeliac disease and other gut disorders, eating disorders, nutrient deficiencies, underweight, fussy and selective eating, overweight, renal disease, Type 1 Diabetes

FERTILITY & PREGNANCY NUTRITION
Do you want to optimise your nutrition for fertility? Do you want to know how to best nourish you and your baby during pregnancy to optimise health outcomes? Have you been diagnosed and need help with gestational diabetes? Do you need help with emotional eating or weight management during pregnancy? Come and See Anita today 🙂 You would also love our book ‘Growing Baby Bean’.

ADULT WEIGHT, EATING & MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
Anita has expertise in helping with emotional and binge eating, anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa and weight concerns. Anita also has an interest in the dietary component to the management of depression. Learn how to manage your eating problems and nourish your body today. Anita will work in conjunction with your GP, and mental health team to optimise outcomes

GUT ISSUES
Do you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), chronic constipation, coeliac disease, or other gut complaints? Anita is able to help with therapeutic diets matched to your specific condition e.g. low FODMAP, or gluten free; optimise the gut environment to assist with stool (poo) consistency, gut health and overall well-being, help you understand the gut brain axis, and help correct related malnutrition or deficiencies.

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ALBURY WODONGA CLIENTS

Central Medical Group, 224 Beechworth Rd Wodonga.
For bookings Ph: 02 6024 3233
Referrals Fax: 02 6024 4914

FERTILITY & PREGNANCY ONLINE CONSULTS

To find out more contact anita@drstar.com.au

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