Simone Austin is an Accredited Sports Dietitian, President of Sports Dietitians Australia and an Advanced Sports Dietitian.
A passion for optimising performance and health through nutrition has seen Simone achieve an impressive 20+ 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 Mens 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 Association of Australia Simone regularly provides guest commentary on TV and radio and writes articles for print and online publications. Add published author to this list, with her first book Eat Like an Athlete.
Simone also works with individuals through her private practice assisting everyday people to improve their lives through nutrition.
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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
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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
Your workout zone may be at home, and if so is not quite the same, but you give it a red hot go! Putting in the hard yards, you want to see benefit from your workout and that means supporting your body with the best foods you can. As I tell the elite athletes I work with, it is about choosing foods that have the greatest concentration of nutrients. Read on to see my answers to questions such as, how much and when should I eat? How much protein and what about snacks? Read on to learn more
These strawberry, banana and oat muffins make a perfect snack, dessert or as part of breakfast. They satisfy the desire for something sweet whilst providing plenty of nourishment at the same time. The rolled oats provide slow release energy as well as dietary fibre and the fruit some vitamin C and plenty of antioxidants for good health too. Enjoy this muffin recipe.
We all know that eating plenty of plant foods, particularly vegetables is good for our health but how much do we need to eat? Well 30 different plant foods a week is what research from the world’s largest microbiome study is suggesting. Participants who had 30 or more different plant foods a week in the study compared to those who had 10 or less, had a greater diversity of microbes living in their intestine. Counting how many different plant foods you have per week,with the aim to hit 30 might be a novel way as it seems other approaches are not working. What counts as a different plant food? You may think you are eating different plant foods when you are eating the same one different ways, so read on to see how you can reach 30 or more per week for health.
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