OUR LOCATION 190 Station Road Melton VIC 3337

Our Team of Specialists

Ms Daniella Di Benedetto

Accredited Practicing Dietician

Daniella has a Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science and a Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Sports Science. She is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia and has been an Accredited Practicing Dietitian for 14 years while actively working in many facets of dietetics.

Daniella is also an academic, with a history of lecturing in the Biomedical Science department at Swinburne University in Melbourne, and was the recipient of the 2015 Deans Award For Teaching and Learning. Daniella’s interests lie in clinical dietetics, in particular Bariatrics, where she is currently a reviewer for the Obesity Surgery Journal and she has co-written the DAA course on Medical Nutritional Therapy In Bariatrics. She has more recently been the recipient of the ANZMOSS Medtronic Travelling Scholarship and is soon to embark on a PhD in the area of bariatrics. Other clinical interests include Gastrointestinal Disease, Renal Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Nutrition Support (requiring nutritional supplements or feeds), and malnutrition.

She has worked in many hospitals, presented at Bariatric Conferences and to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, as well as writing articles for magazines including Women’s Health and Fitness. Daniella places a high regard for ongoing up skilling and continued professional development in Best Practice Guidelines, and general clinical practice, in order to remain abreast of latest developments in treatment.

Improving outcomes with Medical Nutritional therapy

Accredited Practicing Dietitians (APDs) are the experts in food and nutrition, and the only allied health professionals recognised by Medicare to provide medical nutrition therapy. APDs translate scientific nutrition information into personalised, practical dietary advice.  We offer consults for science based nutrition education and individualized medical nutrition therapy in:

  • Weight management and Bariatric Surgery
  • Healthy eating, Preparation, recipes and/or sample menus, Shopping guidance
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease, Coronary artery disease/ heart attack/heart failure
  • Oncology
  • Diabetes – Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes
  • Dysphagia (Issues with swallowing)
  • Unintended weight loss or malnutrition.
  • Ongoing reviews post hospital discharge
  • Chronic kidney disease/dialysis
  • Food Intolerance
  • Referrals accepted from GPs and specialist physician. No referral necessary

Appointments can be made by calling or emailing Daniella directly on 0415 688 964 or