Meet Our Team
Nicole is a Sydney-based Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sport Dietitian with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from The University of Sydney. Nicole is the Founder and Director of The Gut Health Dietitian and The Good Nutrition Company. Nicole is one of a handful of dietitians in Australia with qualifications in dietetics and psychology.
Nicole was inspired to start The Gut Health Dietitian after completing her Masters research project at the RPAH Allergy Unit in Sydney. Nicole also experienced food intolerances herself as a child. When Nicole established the business almost a decade ago, she had a simple goal: To help people resolve their gut-related issues and feel happier, more energetic and productive in their world.
The Gut Health Dietitian is recognised as one of Australia’s largest telehealth nutrition providers, having consulted to over 30,000 individuals. Our dietitians value a patient-focused, evidence-based approach to nutrition care, and strive to provide the highest quality service possible.
Nicole is a regular contributor to morning television, a Media Spokesperson for Dietitians Australia and a guest lecturer for The University of Sydney and The University of NSW. Outside of work, Nicole loves to run, practice yoga and tend to her edible garden.
Maddy is a Sydney-based Sports Dietitian who graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (First Class Honors, Deans Scholar) in 2020 and was awarded the Most Outstanding Student Prize by Dietitians Australia. Since this time, she has completed the SDA Sports Nutrition Course and has been working in private practice and in the sports industry with the Sydney Swans, Precision Athletica, The Good Nutrition Co. and The Gut Health Dietitian.
Maddy is a highly motivated dietitian and enjoys staying up to date with the latest research to ensure the best outcomes for her clients. Maddy loves meeting and engaging with a vast array of people to gain a strong understanding of their wants and needs. Her relationship-building skills allow her to develop a tailored and motivating plan that suits each persons unique lifestyle and empowers them to achieve their goals.
Dr Isabel Young
Isabel is a Sydney-based Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Sports Dietitian with a Master of Nutrition & Dietetics from The University of Sydney. Isabel recently completed a PhD focussing on body image and weight management in young women.
Isabel's areas of interest include weight management, sports performance and young women’s health with a passion for helping people understand the impact that good nutrition can have on their total wellbeing. Isabel also has particular interest in gut health and how our microbiome interacts with what we eat, having also completed a major in microbiology as part of her undergraduate degree.
Outside of work, Isabel enjoys cooking and ocean swims.
Ali is a Melbourne-based Advanced Sports Dietitian and Accredited Practising Dietitian with extensive qualifications and experience in the field of elite performance nutrition. She has a Bachelor of Science from The University of Queensland, a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics from The University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma with distinction from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
For the past six years, Ali has been the performance dietitian for the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia and has supported our Australian athletes during the recent 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
Ali is also the performance dietitian for North Melbourne Football Club and the Southside Flyers WNBL Team. From 2015-2020, Alison held the role of senior performance dietitian at St Kilda Football Club.
Known for her warm, engaging and down-to-earth style, Ali loves using her gut health knowledge to support her clients, from everyday athletes to elite athletes.
Sarah is a Brisbane-based Accredited Practising Dietitian who graduated from Bond University with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice. She works in private practice with the Good Nutrition Co and The Gut Health Dietitian. Combining her love for nutrition with her creativity, Sarah also works in media and marketing, creating highly engaging and aesthetic nutrition content to inspire others to eat well.
Sarah’s areas of interest include plant-based nutrition, performance nutrition, disordered eating, and gut health. Having completed a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, she is particularly interested in the brain-gut connection and how the foods we eat influence our brain health and mental health.
In her spare time, Sarah loves to run, practise yoga, and spend time engaging in various creative hobbies including photography and painting. Coming from Canada, she also enjoys spending as much time as possible at the beautiful beaches Australia has to offer.