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About Dietitian at Sportreat

Our Dietitian services at Sportreat are provided by Dr Kanita Kunaratnam.

Dr Kanita Kunaratnam provides expert nutritional advice and support so that you and your loved ones can enjoy good health and happiness.

Dr Kanita Kunaratnam’s mission is to enable all people to live their best lives; to be heard; and to provide a safe space for them to discuss their health/nutrition issues and goals; and achieve good nutrition through gentle nutrition approaches, sound advice and following evidence-based practice as guiding principles.

Kanita’s practice is non-diet, trauma informed, weight neutral (prioritising your health, not your weight) and Neuro-diversity affirming, embracing culturally valid and compassionate care pathways.

Dr Kanita’s Interests:

  • Child and maternal health and nutrition
  • Eating disorders (Eating Disorder Credentialled through ANZAED.)
  • Paediatric nutrition
  • Sports dietetics
  • Non-diet approach
Nutrition for Children & Adolescents

Dr Kanita Kunaratnam’s expertise is in providing high quality neurodiversity affirming and trauma informed nutrition care through a responsive feeding approach. She is a supporter of early diagnosis of feeding differences and advocates for inclusion and acceptance and has worked extensively with children, adolescents and their families.

Kanita supports families and children with feeding challenges that may coexist alongside other neurodiverse medical conditions including ADHD, autism spectrum, sensory feeding issues, ARFID, disordered eating practices, eating disorders or other common nutrition issues that may impact on healthy growth and development including : failure-to-thrive, food allergy and intolerance, fussy feeding or supplemental/assisted feeding using artificial modalities (PEG or NGT- tube feeds).

General Nutrition

Dr Kanita Kunaratnam empowers people of all ages to take control of their health. This includes supporting your nutrition goals, be it; generalised healthy eating, managing gut issues e.g. IBS/ low FODMAP diets, food intolerance, Diabetes management, PCOS, gout, cholesterol, fertility, pre-conception, pregnancy, post partum support, perimenopause and menopause. Accommodating special dietary restrictions including: coeliac disease, lactose intolerance, vegetarian, vegan.

Kanita will help you to accomplish what is most important to you.



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