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Kaitlyn Dienelt

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Kaitlyn Dienelt

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About Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn is ACH Group’s community dietitian. Growing up in a household where her parents ran a health focused convenience meal business, Kaitlyn was exposed to the importance of nutritious meals from a very young age. She is passionate about how diet can affect an individual’s health and wellbeing, and the barriers to food provision and improving health within lower socioeconomic groups. Kaitlyn loves to use her expertise to support older people live well as they age.

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Diet for heart health

Diet to improve heart health

Poor diet is a leading risk factor for heart disease in Australia. Having a poor diet can increase your chance of developing high blood pressure and cholesterol, being overweight and diabetes. In turn, these conditions increase your risk of heart disease. Keep reading to learn about eating to maintain your […]

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diabetes prevention tips

Diabetes prevention tips

For every 100 people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, at least 25 may be undiagnosed and living with complications of the illness. But did you know that you can delay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes? Poorly managed and undiagnosed diabetes damages the body and can lead […]

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Diet tips to prevent diet-related diseases

Diet tips for managing common diet-related diseases

As we age, we are more prone to age-related diseases. Some of these diseases such as hypercholesterolaemia, hypertension and type 2 diabetes can be positively impacted by simple changes in our diet and daily routine. What are these conditions? Hyper- refers to a higher amount, and in this case, hypercholesterolemia […]

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Healthy eating tips for the holiday season

6 healthy eating tips for the holiday season

It’s the time of year many of us all look forward to – Christ­­mas, a season of joy, celebration and reunion. Although Christmas is a time where it can be easy to overindulge in treats, it is still possible to keep a healthy balanced diet during the festive season. While […]

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Diabetes Diet and what you should eat

Diabetes diet: advice from ACH Group’s dietitian

Whether you’re trying to make a healthy living choice or to prevent or control diabetes, having a healthy and balanced diet is beneficial. There’s no special foods that will help you control diabetes completely, but eating smartly will. You can live well with diabetes and enjoy doing what you love […]

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