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 dietetics and conducting research. Anita has worked exclusively in private practice since 2014. Over the course of her career Anita has developed expertise in infant feeding and poor growth, under and overweight in children and adults, food allergy and intolerances, fussy and selective eating including sensory issues with food, fertility diet, pregnancy nutrition, gestational diabetes, mental health and disordered eating. 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 Batemans Bay. She is a busy working mum to a very active 5 year old girl and a dedicated Christian. She loves cooking – (check out the recipe idea’s in the recipe section), bush-walking, nature, swimming, has recently taken up the violin, and loves spending time with her family.