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NZ Registered Dietitian* offering personal one-to-one consultations in MERIVALE CHRISTCHURCH, or by telephone, fax, e-mail and/or Skype.

Consultation & Services

One-to-one consultations: Respecting the highly unique nature of individual nutritional needs and the highly personal nature of eating habits.
Contact: Phone: 03 3558999
Fax: 03 3558997
Hours available:
  • Week days
  • Late night Tuesday and Thursday
  • Saturday
Practitioner: Janice Bremer NZRD
First consultation: Usually 50-60 minutes
Further appointments: Usually 15-30 minutes

Consultation Overview

Sessions are “all-about-you”, and in your duration and time frequency. Charges are per visit, but there are options for a package deal for longer term  weight loss intentions, since research suggests that frequent monitoring  achieves more consistent and maintained lifestyle change.

Group talks for general nutritional topics can be arranged.

 

NO FIBS, NO FADS
FOOD FACTS
FOR A FIT FUTURE

I am currently offering a free service to answer the confusing questions about foods, ingredients and nutrition that might confront us in our daily living. In return I may list your question and my answer on my blog, so please answer with a name or a pseudonym that I may use for you.

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What happens in a consultation?

First consultation: 50-60 minutes

  • Discussion:
    Your goals, hopes and intentions, health risks, social and eating history
  • Assessment:
    Your physical requirements, current eating and exercise habits
    Your nutrient intake, food likes and dislikes, problem eating situations
    Your healthful eating habits and social requirements
  • Discussion/negotiation:
    Problem solving strategies, your goals as realistic targets
    What dietary changes could do for your health risks
    Food and meal choosing for a risk-reducing eating pattern
    Prioritising changes that give most effect for least change
    Manageable changes you choose, whatever else you want to know at this time
    A start-up plan

Further appointments: 15-30 minutes

  • Review change, continue problem-solving
  • Teach food information as needed – label reading, product selection, recipes, meal ideas
  • Discuss food preparation and purchasing, options for social and take-out eating
  • Identify lifestyle challenges and management of hunger episodes, perceived ‘cravings’, certain social situations, situations of stimulus for less healthy eating

And in further sessions:

  • Monitor your progress
  • Discuss & counsel through management of lapses
  • Assist in planning for relapse prevention, guide strategies for the long term
  • Review maintenance of your new lifestyle habits,
  • Evaluate how effective your changes are in terms of your health goals and target behaviour changes

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Services

Eating problems – eating feeling out of control, poor appetite, eating difficulties

Body weight problems – weight loss, weight gain, fluctuating weight

High waist centimetres – midriff weight gain, especially if diabetes/blood pressure

High blood cholesterol – on medication or not, family with cholesterol or heart attacks

High blood pressure – on medications or not, family history of stroke or diabetes

Diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance – especially if family have complications

Fatty liver, gout, gallbladder or kidney stones, sleep apnoea – are all associated

Nutrient risks – nutritional assessments for all ages with poor or unbalanced eating

Women’s health – weight changes, hormonal imbalance, polycystic ovarian syndrome, bloating, menopausal distress

Bloke’s weight loss – special tailoring of advice for health and attitudes of men

Low mobility – joint pain and mobility decline especially if gained weight

Bowel problems – constipation, loose or irregular bowel motions, intolerances

General nutrition and active lifestyle – assessments and dietary advice, vegetarian eating, nutritional adequacy of dieting practices, other problems requiring considered dietary advice following a thorough assessment