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Ashleigh Brunner - Dietitian & Nutritionist
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Ashleigh Brunner - Dietitian & Nutritionist
Who are we?
Body Fusion is a private Sydney based Nutrition and Dietetic practice run by Ashleigh Brunner (owner) B.Sci (Nutrition) (Hons), B.App.Sci (Exercise and Sports Science) and Katrina Mills B.Sci (Physiology), Masters of Nutrition & Dietetics. Ashleigh is an experienced Dietitian who specialises in a wide spectrum of diet related issues for all ages, from children through to adults. Ashleigh is a Sports Dietitian who has also taught students at the Australian Institute of Fitness and Australian College of Physical Education. Katrina is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian & Nutritionist who helps clients realise their health goals through nutrition, assisting to improve their relationship with food.
About Ashleigh Brunner
Ashleigh is an experienced Dietitian with a Bachelor of Science, Nutrition (Honours) and a Bachelor of Applied Science, Sports Science, University of Sydney. Her inspiration to become a Dietitian stems from her desire to help clients discover how a balanced diet can prevent and treat chronic disease, promote longevity and positively influence energy and concentration levels. Ashleigh has specialised in private practise consulting and she believes in individualised approaches for clients with various conditions like diabetes & high cholesterol, weight loss and food intolerance.
One of Ashleigh's fields of interest and expertise includes Sports Nutrition. She was a competitive representative in netball, soccer, surf life saving and swimming, and she regularly enjoys ocean swimming and yoga. Ashleigh has worked with the Brisbane Roar and Gold Coast United A League Football, the Australian Squash Team, Bulls Cricket, Junior Australian Golfers, Manly Sea Eagles, Manly Rugby Union, Carlile Swimming and many runners and triathletes, helping each team or athlete unlock their full potential through adequate hydration and nutrition.
Having trained formally in presenting, Ashleigh is a skilful and engaging speaker. She lectured at the Fitness Institute of Australia and the Australian College of Physical Education and continues to offer up to date, trustworthy nutrition information to groups of all sizes & ages. In the last few years Ashleigh has worked extensively with ballet and performing arts studios across Sydney. With her colleague Katrina, they now both specialise in this group's nutritional requirements, offering on-site presentations, workshops and individual consultations to optimise performance. Speaking in schools to year groups and teachers on specific nutrition concerns is also a specialty. Ashleigh & Katrina's main focus in schools is to maximise students and teachers cognition and facilitate a positive relationship with food.
Every body is different. As qualified dietitians, we can help you fuel yours with the healthy foods it needs depending on your goals and stage of life. We are specialists in:
- Weight loss,
- Diabetes (Type 1, 2 and gestational)
- Insulin resistance,
- High cholesterol/blood pressure
- Healthy eating before and during pregnancy
- We can also help with gastrointestinal symptoms including IBS, IBD, FODMAPs, and Coeliac disease. If you experience any of these, then contact us so we can help.
Nutrition Presentations & Public Speaking
Here at Body Fusion, we believe the more people who learn the truth about nutrition & food the better! We offer interesting, fun and interactive nutrition presentations that cover a wide range topics including; Nutrition myth busting, fad diet detectives, smart supermarket shopping and perfecting sporting performance, just to name a few.
Specialised Packages are available for:
- Primary & High Schools
- Corporate Businesses
- Sports Teams & Performing Arts/Dancing Schools
- Community Groups
- Nursing Homes & Care Facilities
- Yoga retreats
Professional Nutrition Consultants
If you're writing a blog/magazine article, developing menu plans for your school canteen, your cafe, or simply looking for a qualified voice on nutrition then we can act as your professional 'foodie' consultant. We have worked on projects such as Yoga Retreats (Menu Planning and Cooking), designing cold pressed juice ranges and are currently nutrition ambassadors for an online business called Trim Fit Bodies. Contact us to arrange a meeting.
Contact us today for more information.