Articles by Melanie McGrice

Melanie McGrice is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 15 years experience in media and public speaking. Awarded the 'excellence in dietetics' award in 2012 for her leadership in weight management, and having practised at Eastern Health for over 10 years, Melanie has worked with some of the most challenging weight management cases. She is passionate about educating Australians to eat well, appreciate good food and maintain a healthy lifestyle, so that they can feel great and get the most out of life. Melanie's blogs provide nutrition advice, suggestions for increasing your physical activity, strategies for dealing with emotional eating, lessons from experts and my professional opinion on a range of dietary issues.


What is the best diet for optimising fertility?

Did you know pre-conception weight is one of the major risk factors for fertility outcomes? Given current research, it is now well established that weight loss improves fertility in overweight and obese women. In particular, there is convincing evidence that a ‘low carbohydrate diet’ can reduce factors affecting fertility, such as insulin resistance and hormonal…

What is the best diet for optimising fertility?

Did you know pre-conception weight is one of the major risk factors for fertility outcomes? Given current research, it is now well established that weight loss improves fertility in overweight and obese women. In particular, there is convincing evidence that a ‘low carbohydrate diet’ can reduce factors affecting fertility, such as insulin resistance and hormonal…

What do dietitians eat when they order take-away?

An oldie but a goodie from Mamamia – what do dietitians eat when we order take-away, because yes, we eat take-away (on the occasion) too! Mamamia – Dietitians tell us what they eat when they order take away.  Categories Exercise Experts Food Lifestyle Opinions Recent Posts What do dietitians eat when they order take-away? Paleo:…

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