1/1137 Main Road

Eltham, VIC 3095

Phone: (03) 9431 1263

  • Thurs 9am - 7pm
  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9am - 5pm
  • Fortnightly Sat 9am - 5pm
  • Fortnightly Mon 4pm - 8pm
  • Sun Closed

Accredited Practising Dietitians

We are open for face-to-face appointments at our Eltham, Croydon, Chirnside Park,
and Alphington offices, and we also offer telehealth appointments (phone and video calling) from all other locations.

Please call reception on 03 9431 1263 to discuss a consult via telehealth or face-to-face in Eltham, Croydon, Chirnside Park, or Alphington.

Food Allergy/Intolerance

How Can We Help?

Dietitians have a unique role in assisting with food allergies and intolerances including:

  • Maternal elimination diets
  • Breastfeeding and specialised infant formulas
  • Introduction of solids
  • Travelling with food allergy
  • Adequate nutrition
  • Food challenges
  • Education on avoiding allergens
  • Food labelling
  • Food intolerance, including FODMAPs and food chemical investigation
Nutrition across the lifespan

Food Allergy

Food allergy is increasing in Australia. We know that food allergy occurs in around 10% of infants and 2% of adults. The most common triggers are:

  • Egg
  • Cow’s milk
  • Peanut
  • Tree nuts
  • Sesame
  • Soy
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Wheat

We Also Work With Individuals With

  • Food protein induced enteropathy
  • Food protein induced proctocolitis
  • Food protein induced enterocolitis (FPIES)
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE)
  • Oral allergy syndrome
  • Food Dependent Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis (FDEIA)

Food Intolerance

FODMAPs are a collection of short chain carbohydrates that can trigger gut symptoms in people with IBS. We’re here to help you determine your triggers and find ways of eating that is varied, relaxed, and most suited to your body.

We work with safe investigation, elimination, food challenges and ultimately liberalising your diet whilst maintaining adequate symptom management.

RPAH Food Chemical Investigation, Elimination, and Reintroduction

Some people are sensitive to naturally occurring food chemicals, including:

  • Salicylates
  • Amines
  • Glutamates
  • Additives and preservatives

Did you know about 15% of the world’s population is affected by IBS?