Gold Coast Dietitian

Dr Desha Welsh, is an Accredited Dietitian, Nutritionist and Health Scientist dedicated to optimising your health and wellbeing.

She provides expert advice in a holistic way, advising on healthy eating and lifestyle changes, prioritising your personal needs, cultural background and food preferences.

She graduated with Batchelor of Health Science, majoring in Immunology with honours, Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics and PhD in Human Physiology. She combines knowledge of physiology, immunology and nutrition with deep belier that these three disciplines strongly interact with each other. Therefore, when addressing any nutritionally related health concern, Dr Welsh looks at immunological, nutritional and hormonal/ emotionally triggered reasons for our health condition and how to prevent further harm.

For the past 15 years Desha has worked as a Researcher and Lecturer at Zurich, Bond and Griffith Universities in the fields of Human Physiology, Immunology, Nutrition and Health Science. During this time, she particularly focused on several research projects that involved investigating the influence of dietary changes on kidney and bone function and immune responses. Her scientific work has helped her to develop a thorough insight into the human body, its function, and the benefits of proper nutrition.

Some of Desha’s services include:

  • Preconception, Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition
  • Child Nutrition
  • Renal Disease/ Haemodyalisis Nutrition
  • Liver Disease Nutrition
  • Chronic Disease Nutrition
  • Cancer/Chemotherapy
  • Food Allergies & Intolerance
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Wound Nutrition
  • Eating Disorders

Private Health Fund Rebates apply and services can be provided in English, Spanish, Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian and German