The face behind Dietitian Approved
Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics) Hons
IOC International Diploma in Sports Nutrition
ISAK Level 1 Anthropometrist
Certificate III Fitness
Taryn is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) & Accredited Sports Dietitian. She has a wide range of experience working over the past 10 years in the clinical, community & private practice settings consulting to a wide range of clients to help them achieve their health goals.
Sports nutrition is her passion & she founded Dietitian Approved to help people eat for both Health and Performance in sport and in life. She has worked with numerous athletes & sports including triathlon, ironman, swimming, cycling, running, jockey's, polocrosse, crossfitters & the everyday athlete wanting to be fit and healthy.
She currently consults to Triathlon Australia, looking after our Australian Triathlon and Para-Triathlon team. The mix of private practice and elite sport is her absolute dream job! It also means elite level, best-practice and evidence-based nutrition is passed on to the everyday "athlete".
Taryn is also a trained Anthropometrist, which means she is qualified to assess body composition with skin folds to the international standard.
As an "athlete" herself, Taryn knows first-hand the demands training has on your lifestyle. Growing up she balanced swimming with netball & she now competes in sprint & olympic distance triathlons while dabbling in a bit of CrossFit/Weight training.
We don't follow diets or food trends. We believe in a well balanced approach using whole foods as the basis for a healthy lifestyle. Healthy eating doesn't need to be hard or boring! We love to cook simple food that is full of flavour and nutritious.
We believe an individualised nutrition plan is key to optimal sports performance. You spend hours & hours training, but if you haven't got your nutrition sorted it can be harder to reach your goals. Spend a little time on your nutrition to improve your health, maintain your desired body composition & enhance performance in your sport. It's cheaper than buying a new bike!