Many on the WLS journey truly do make incredible changes - from feeling quite unfit to becoming elite athletes is not unheard of. To do this requires the Correct balance of FUEL. Jacqui and Nick explore the ins and outs of sports nutrition after weight loss surgery and how to fuel your body to meet the increased needs intense exercise requires.
Master of Nutrition & Dietetics (Flinders University)
Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition (Deakin University)
Bachelor of Applied Science – Exercise & Sports Science (University of SA)
Work History :
Nick has worked as a clinical dietitian for more than 20 years, both in the public health system and privately. Nick originally worked at Flinders Medical Centre as a specialist Gastrointestinal dietitian and in the Intensive Care Unit, as well as in his private practice where he saw many sports nutrition clients and was a consultant Dietitian to many clubs and programs. Nick now works full time in private practice, where he continues to see people for gastrointestinal conditions, sports nutrition and maintains a strong interest and commitment to bariatric surgery clients.
Nick started seeing bariatric clients for Professor Jim Toouli and Dr. Lilian Kow when they first brought bariatric surgery to Adelaide. Nick has continued this relationship over the past 16 years, and now is an integral part of the multidisciplinary team at Adelaide Bariatric Centre.