Dinethri Ramasundara APD AN
Founder of Nutrisense is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist based in Canberra. She holds a Bachelor degree in Human Nutrition and a Master in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Canberra.
Upon completion, Dinethri has been working as a clinical dietitian in private practice, aged care, disability and the community setting, as well as a consulting dietitian and health promotion officer for non-governmental organisation (Nutrition Australia) and the ACT government. All her nutrition advise is based on latest scientific research.
Dinethri has a keen interest in weight loss, chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, vegetarian diets, elderly nutrition, disability and community nutrition.
She also enjoys photographing, baking, traveling around and doing yoga.
She is fluent in both English and Sinhalese and practice and believes in the concept of “Everything in moderation is the key to living”
Poster presentation on ‘Rebates offered by health funds for the services provided by private practising Dietitians’ at the 16th International Congress of Dietetics Sydney 2012 won the award of ‘Highly commended Novice Researcher’.
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Vanessa Chan APD AN
Vanessa is an an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist based in Canberra. She holds a Bachelor of Human Nutrition, and a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, from the University of Canberra. She has also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in International Health from Curtin University. Since completing her studies, Vanessa has been working as a dietitian in community aged care.
Vanessa has special interest in areas that include weight management, diabetes, and paediatric nutrition. A Canberra local, she is bilingual, and fluent in both English and Cantonese. Vanessa is a major lover of food, and especially dessert – she does not believe in cutting anything out of your diet if you don’t have to. In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys cooking, baking, and patting all the dogs she can.
Vanessa is available for appointments at the Dickson clinic and Weston Creek clinic, ACT.
Heshani Siriwardana APD AN
Heshani holds a Bachelors in Human Nutrition and a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Canberra. She is an an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist. Heshani is bilingual, speaking both English and Sinhalese.
She is currently working on publishing a qualitative study on seafood consumption during pregnancy and has experience in areas such as weight management, oncology, diabetes and ante natal care.