Simone Austin is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, an Advanced Sports Dietitian and President of Sports Dietitians Australia.
A passion for optimising performance and health through nutrition has seen Simone achieve an impressive 25+ year career. Simone has been the dietitian for Hawthorn Football Club since 2009, experiencing three premiership wins so far. Her expertise has also led to two World Cups and an Ashes with The Australian Men's Cricket Team and a premiership with Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club.
Simone’s knowledge was also experienced by Melbourne City A-League Football Club (four years), Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club inaugural season and six years with Western Bulldogs AFL.
As a media spokesperson for Dietitians Australia Simone regularly provides guest commentary on TV and radio and writes articles for print and online publications. Add published author to this list of achievements and she makes the perfect speaker for your event sharing her nutrition philosophy, with insights from her first book Eat Like an Athlete.
Simone also works with companies as a dietetic consultant and brand ambassador and is dedicated to her profession working as the Senior Dietetic Advisor for Dietitians Australia.
Here are three ways Simone can help you
Simone is an established Australian dietitian who regularly provides nutrition advice to elite sports teams and individuals, food brands and through her private practice.Learn More
Simone loves sharing her knowledge and practical nutrition tips to audiences around Australia. You can book Simone to speak at your next event, conference or workplace education day.Learn More
Simone is passionate about making health and nutrition easy for everyone. Simone regularly shares her nutrition knowledge on TV, radio and in publications.Learn More
It is always exciting for footy fans at finals time! With 17 AFL seasons under my belt, and the enjoyment of 3 premierships at Hawthorn AFL Football Club, I still love the feeling of finals time in September. AFL is a long, gruelling game that needs peak energy levels for four quarters and nutrition is key to achieve this. What does an AFL player need to eat? Let me share with you.
Most of us try to eat healthy foods as much as possible. We are though bombarded with advertising to upsize, super size and in general overeat. Many of these foods are packed with cheap ingredients such as salt, sugar and fat, profitable to food companies but not for our health or the environment. Eating in excess, is food waste and something to change to reduce green house gas emissions and be of benefit to our health
We are told we eat too much sugar and should cut down for the benefit of our health, but it is hard to do particularly after Easter when you find yourself surrounded by pretty coloured Easter eggs staring at you every time you open the pantry door. How much is too much and is any of it good? Let’s take a look along with some tips to keep us in check.
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