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About Us

Professional nutritional advice

Functional Food Solutions is owned by respected Sports Dietitian, Peta Carige. Functional Food Solutions dietitians are vastly experienced and motivated Accredited Practising Dietitian’s (APD) and Accredited Sports Dietitians (AccSD). With clinics located in Sydney, our dietitians are available for individual consults and cater to everyone from those with chronic diseases to elite athletes.

We look forward to working with you to achieve your health goals.

Every team member of Functional Food Solutions is accredited by the Dietetics Association of Australia (DAA) to provide safe client specific diet and general physical activity advice. Additionally, each expert practitioner has further completed higher levels of education to guarantee exceptional services in their specialty areas.

VISION: Functional Food Solutions’ vision is to provide: ‘Health Messages Made Simple’ to ensure all clients feel empowered to improve their health, through food.

MISSION: Functional Food Solutions strives to make healthy habits easy and practical by tailoring advice to fit in with each individual’s lifestyle.

Meet the team

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PETA CARIGE

PROFILE

Peta Carige is regarded as one of the top Sports Dietitians in Sydney. After graduating with a duel degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Bachelor of Science she was able to obtain a clinical position in a tertiary hospital while maintaining sports nutrition work on the side. This allowed Peta to obtain a unique experience in numerous clinical areas as well as in sports nutrition and sports performance. Personally Peta’s background is in team sports and is a Touch Football representative player; therefore she loves training in the gym and outdoors. She loves having the knowledge and confidence to juggle sports commitments, training, work and her love of food and therefore helps her clients do the same.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics)/Bachelor of Science (Human Movements)
  • Anthropometry Level 1 Accrediatation
  • Accredited Sports Dietitian

EXPERIENCE

Peta has been involved with professional sports teams since 2006 having worked with:

  • Brisbane Broncos Rugby League
  • Australian Rugby League Development
  • Queensland Academy of Sports; Mens Waterpolo, Soccer and Sailing
  • QLD Cup Rugby League Teams; Redcliffe Dolphins, Norths Devils
  • Touch Football Australia
  • Countless individual endurance athletes including North Face 100
  • Weight category sports including boxing and aerobics
  • Newcastle Knights Rugby League
  • Newcastle Jets A League

She currently consults to:

  • Australian Rugby 7’s Men’s and Women’s squads
  • Waratahs Rugby Union
  • Manly Sea Eagles Rugby League

INTEREST AREAS

  • Muscle mass gain and optimization of body composition
  • Body fat loss for men and women
  • Body fat loss for post-menopausal women
  • Type 1 & 2 diabetes mellitus
  • GI disorders, particularly Irritable Bowel Syndrom
  • Sports Performance Nutrition
  • Post-injury Nutrition

CLINICS

Clinic: Moore Park
To Book: 8323 6500
Location: Ground Floor, Sheridan Building, Moore Park Road, Moore Park

Clinic: Bioathletic
To Book: 02) 9977 1580 or https://www.bioathletic.com.au/bookings/
Location:63 Sydney Road, Manly

PARTNERS AND CLIENTS

The team at Functional Food Solutions work closely with and consult to the following companies and teams: