About Us

Meet our founder, Penny
Having experienced a variety of personal health issues and through assisting family members, including recent reproductive and bowel surgery, autoimmune disease, allergy and intolerance Penny helps clients with their health needs through nutritional medicine. Passionate about continually learning more about the beneficial impacts of nutritional support and staying active Penny personalises the support to suit client goals and needs aiming for optimum health and healthy longevity.

Penny has worked in various research including the CSIRO,  Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and Kraft Foods, also having worked for childcare centres, meals on wheels, plus home and community aged care.

Currently Penny runs Healthwatch Nutrition, working from Cheltenham and Brighton with clients, but is also employed by the Victoria State Emergency Services(VICSES) as a Facilitator for the SES Health and Wellbeing (as part of their Healthwatch Program) conducting health checks, nutrition talks plus 6 Week Program phone and food diary support for VICSES unit volunteers.

Penny is an Associate Nutritionist (A Nutr. with a Bachelor of Health Science -Nutritional Medicine) and has a qualification as Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Adviser.  By educating and empowering Penny assists clients to optimise their health with dietary and lifestyle adjustments, foods as medicine and nutritional supplements if necessary.

Call (or go to bookings online) to book in a time with Penny today! ​
 

  • Healthy Weight Management

  • Strengthen your immune system

  • Handle stress more effectively

  • Balance blood sugar and improve energy levels

  • Improve digestion and gastro-intestinal issues

  • Boost overall health

  • Allergies & Intolerance

  • Sleep issues, Skin Health & Detoxification

  • Reaching Basic Sports Nutrition Goals 
     

Penny is registered with Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA),Complimentary Medicine Practitioner Association Council (CMPAC )and Australian National Register of Accredited Natural Therapists(ANRANT) and member of Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and Nutrition Australia. Penny is registered provider with selected health funds(Australian Health Management, Australian Unity, CBHS, GMF Health, GU Health, HBF, HCF, and Medibank Private)*approving rebates for Nutritionist consultations.

*rebates updating regulalry, and may change

Specialties

 

Digestive wellness

Allergies & Intolerance

Women's Health

Healthy Weight Management

Skin Health & Detoxification

P. O. Box 2643
Cheltenham VIC 3192

penny@healthwatchnutrition.com.au

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