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.
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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
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.
We may not be able to travel to eat the wide range of culinary delights right now, but we can create them as best we can at home! Why not try my Sri Lankan chicken and potato curry? I don't know about you but I can't wait to be able to go to Sri Lanka a popular travel and foodie destination to try a local one but until then this will suit me just fine. I have left the skin on the potatoes to increase the fibre and added a range of delicious vegetables for you to enjoy!
It sounds like such a simple thing to do, eat more fresh fruit and vegetables, but obviously not, as most Australians are not eating anywhere near the recommended servings a day. The big questions is why not, is it really that hard to do or does the message simply not resonate? How about we try a new approach. Stop telling people they need to eat more fruit and vegetables for their health as the key message could be a place to start.
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