Are you frustrated with your clients unnecessarily removing entire food groups?

During this podcast, we delve into food group avoidance and self – (or Dr Google) diagnosis, with the help of a behavioural scientist, researcher and author. We’ll investigate the drivers of self-diagnosis, and why clients are self-prescribing their own nutrition treatment like food group restriction, the nutritional implications and the ACTIONS we can take as evidence-based health professionals to tackle this issue.

About our speaker: Dr Sinead Golley from CSIRO, Australia, is a behavioural scientist and researcher who specialises in understanding the drivers of food choice, particularly when it comes to food avoidance and restrictive diets.

This episode is supported by


For 30mins assessed-CPD*

Additional links:

  • Thinking about going wheatfree? Evidence of nutritional inadequacies in the dietary practices of wheat avoiders. Click here to view [Nutrition & Dietetics].
  • Food avoidance in an Australian adult population sample: the case of dairy products. Click here to view [via Public Health Nutrition]
  • Managing symptoms and health through self-prescribed restrictive diets: What can general practitioners learn from the phenomenon of wheat avoidance? Click here to view [via Australian Family Physician].

*CPD hours are applicable for Australian and New Zealand dietitians. Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.

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