Articles by Simone Austin

Simone has a proven track record of success as an Accredited Sports Dietitian. She has experienced 3 premiership years at Hawthorn AFL Football Club, 2 World Cups and an Ashes with The Australian Cricket Team and 2 premierships with Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club. ​ She has also been the dietitian to Melbourne City A-League Football Club for 4 years, the inaugural season with the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club and had 6 years at the Western Bulldogs AFL club back in 1995. Simone works in private practice with any individual wanting to improve their own nutrition, super sporty or not. For many yeas Simone has been a dietitian at Swisse Wellness spreading the H & H (health and happiness) word, assisting with product development and education. Simone has given many presentations on diet and nutrition over the years motivating and educating at work places, conferences, courses and as a guest speaker at events. Her media work ​as a spokesperson for Dietitians Association of Australia has seen her provide special comments on Channel 7, 9 and ABC news, Current Affair and in many print and online newspapers and magazines such as Men's Health, Maree Claire, Woolworths Fresh, Nine MSN, The Age, Herald Sun and The Sydney Morning Herald. She has featured in television commercials and has been involved with the television show The Recruit and on Huey's Kitchen with chef Iain Hewitson. Simone's wealth of knowledge and experiences together with passion for food and health place her in a perfect position to share her thoughts and tips to help make having a healthy diet easier.

Simone Austin Career Q & A Interview

Thanks to recently graduated dietitian Aidan Muir from Ideal Nutrition, who has been interviewing a few dietitians about their careers. Here is a little insight into mine. thanks Aidan! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your career? I always wanted to work in sports nutrition and community nutrition. After graduation, I…

Build a Better Toastie (sandwich) for Your Health

Your sandwich architecture can take lunch to the next level!And who doesn’t love a good toastie to get you there? Look beyond ham and cheese to maximise the nutritional benefit.Here are some points on what to consider when constructing a winning toasted sandwich:  #1. START WITH GOOD BREAD​Wholegrain, heavy breads that will give you:Dietary fibre to:•…

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