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Guest biography

Melanie is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and is the director of Nutrition Plus, a dietetic practice based in Melbourne, Australia.

She is a highly respected nutrition blogger, journalist and media personality. She is regularly invited to speak at conferences and consult to the media on a range of nutrition & dietary topics. Melanie is also a board member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and was previously a spokesperson for 10 years.

In addition, Melanie is the author of The pregnancy weight plan and has co-authored multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals.

In this episode, we discuss:

– The start of Nutrition Plus – uniting dietitians to work as a team – and what Melanie gets up to in her Director role.

– The key experiences that lead Melanie to start Nutrition Plus.

– Key aspects of starting a dietetic service and driving it to success.

– Building your brand and specialising in niche areas of dietetics.

– Melanie’s take on raising the profile of Accredited Practising Dietitians: standing up as a premium brand.

– Melanie’s current work: growing her business brand and her own personal brand as well as consulting to the media.

– Melanie’s daily routine for keeping up to date with the latest evidence for her media, industry and social media work.

– Nutrition in pregnancy – the opportunities for dietitians and a little bit about Melanie’s book.

– Melanie’s passion for seeing the brand of dietetics grow!

Additional resources:

Melanie’s book: The Pregnancy Weight Plan

Visit Melaniemcgrice.com.au

Click here to contact Melanie

Connect with Melanie on social media: 

Twitter: @MelanieMcGrice | Instagram: @MelanieMcGrice | Facebook: MelanieMcGriceDietitian