Nutritional Medicine

Aimee Buchanan is a qualified clinical nutritionist who provides nutritional advice to support and inspire the whole family.

Aimee Buchanan Nutritionist

Aimee Buchanan - Nutritional Medicine

Aimee’s approach to nutrition is gentle and she believes if you listen to your body and give it exactly what it needs, you can achieve great health.

She has a passion for cooking and loves creating recipes that the whole family can enjoy. It’s nutritious but the best part is that everything she makes is delicious and easy.

Why I chose to study Nutritional Medicine?

I love to teach people how to make real wholefoods taste amazing. Combining this passion with nutritional studies has allowed me to educate people on how to nourish the body and overcome illness and eat foods that may prevent disease.

“My work is not prescription, but rather description. We need education far more than we need medication.” (Andrew W.Saul)

I promote health through personalised care. I am trained to access and identify potential nutritional imbalances and assist you to achieve and maintaining whole health.

I will guide and support you in making the best decisions about what foods will enhance your health and suit your lifestyle.

I can help support you with a variety of health conditions including:

  • General healthy eating
  • Gut health – food intolerances & allergies
  • Pre and postnatal care
  • Children’s behavioural health & learning
  • Weight loss
  • Stress and fatigue
  • Sports nutrition and injury
  • Sleep disorders
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastrointestinal issues including Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease & Diverticular Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Nutritional Medicine is suitable for people of all ages.

 Clinical Nutritionist

Nutritionist vs Dietitian

What is the difference between nutritionists and dietitians? It’s a question that I get asked all the time.

Both nutritionists and dietitians have the same view- they want to help people achieve better health and wellbeing with food. Both practice evidence-based medicine, but they each follow different philosophies to achieve this.

Nutritional medicine follows a holistic approach to healing which takes into account the whole person – mind, body and spirit. Nutritionists treat the underlying cause not just the symptoms and acknowledge that what a person is experiencing is caused by a combination of factors.

Dieticians are mainly trained to give evidence-based dietary advice to treat a range of conditions for each person to reach their health goals by turning scientific nutrition knowledge into a diet plan.

Nutritionists mostly work in a private practice with other practitioners that share a similar outlook. Dieticians generally work with population health, hospitals and nursing homes.

Now that we live in a time with rising preventive diseases, I believe there is a role for both nutritionists and dietitians. This allows people to have choice when choosing a practitioner to help them reach their health goals.

Aimee is now available for bookings at Narrabeen Chiropractic and Natural Therapies. To make an appointment, call the practice on 9913 9009 or make an online appointment.

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