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Dr Winsome Abbott

Dr Winsome Abbott

(BSc, Dip Nut’n & Diettics, M App Sc, PhD)

Accredited Practicing Dietitian (Bulk Billed)

Dr Abbott is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Practising Nutritionist under the Dietitians Association of Australia as well as an academic title holder (Lecturer) with the School of Medicine, University of Qld. Dr Abbott holds a B Sc (London) in Chemistry and Physiology, a Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics (Sydney), a M App Sc (research) from QUT (Nutritional status and outcomes in patients undergoing stomach and bowel surgery) as well as a PhD from UQ (Fat soluble vitamins and function in adults awaiting liver transplantation). Dr Abbott is active in vitamin research and has published papers.

Dr Abbott specialises in a range of areas, including:

  • Weight control
  • Healthy eating
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease – elevated cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Mental health – diet advice for people on antipsychotic medication
  • Diet advice for people with eating disorders
  • Vegetarian Eating
  • Vitamin B12 and folate status of the elderly
  • Nutritional support – e.g. for people with cancer or other illnesses
  • Liver disease – nutritional advice