Tara Davenport

Dietitian, Nutritionist

Professional Background

Tara is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, with an extensive experience across different fields of the profession. She holds great value in achieving the most affective results for a client, by guiding the client each step of the way to their nutrition , and, in addition by involving other disciplines to obtain a holistic approach. Tara provides a broad spectrum of nutritional services; chronic disease management; gut intolerances and allergies; paediatrics; eating disorders and weight loss goals. Evidenced based practice is consistently applied within Tara’s individualised interventions for her clients.

One of Tara’s interests is working with clients to achieve their weight loss goals. Mindful eating strategies and intuitive eating approaches are used to help a client recognise emotional eating and binge like eating patterns. Tara believes liaising with a multidisciplinary team, particularly psychologists, helps to provide optimal treatment for her weight loss clients.

Tara’s passion as an Accredited Sport Dietitian stems from a personal strong sporting background herself; as a competitive gymnast, completing triathlons and long distance running events. She will use the latest evidence and individualised nutrition strategies to ensure an athletes performance goals are achieved. Tara has worked for a number of sporting clubs including: University of Queensland Football Club; Judo Queensland; Under 20’s AFL Queensland Magpies; and Hockey QLD. Sport Nutrition approaches are additionally used to help elite tennis athletes, ADF clients and amateur competitive athletes to achieve body composition ideals.

Tara is open to discuss your personal nutrition goals and explore suitable approaches that will be tailored throughout your dietetic consultation at Go 2 Health.

Qualifications

  • Accredited Practicing Dietitian
  • Accredited Sports Dietitian

Professional Associations / Achievements / Awards

  • Level 1 Anthropometrist (skinfold measurements)
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