Simone Austin is an Accredited Sports Dietitian, President of Sports Dietitians Australia and an Advanced Sports Dietitian.
A passion for optimising performance and health through nutrition has seen Simone achieve an impressive 20+ year career. Simone has been the dietitian for Hawthorn Football Club since 2009, experiencing three premiership wins so far. Her expertise has also led to two World Cups and an Ashes with The Australian Mens Cricket Team and a premiership with Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club.
Simone’s knowledge was also experienced by Melbourne City A-League Football Club (four years), Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club inaugural season and six years with Western Bulldogs AFL.
As a media spokesperson for Dietitians Association of Australia Simone regularly provides guest commentary on TV and radio and writes articles for print and online publications. Add published author to this list, with her first book Eat Like an Athlete.
Simone also works with individuals through her private practice assisting everyday people to improve their lives through nutrition.
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Simone is an established Australian dietitian who regularly provides nutrition advice to elite sports teams and individuals, food brands and through her private practice.Learn More
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Simone is passionate about making health and nutrition easy for everyone. Simone regularly shares her nutrition knowledge on TV, radio and in publications.Learn More
Aussies eat around 2.9kg each of legumes per year that is a measly 4grams per day, while some parts of the world are having up to 5kg each per year. Who cares you say? Research has shown with every additional 20 grams of legumes eaten daily -around one tablespoon- there is a reduction in the risk of early death by 7- 8%. Now that is a great reason to love your legumes! Legumes include all types of beans, peas and lentils. think chickpeas, kidney ebans, baked beans and even green peas. Want to know how you can eat more legumes and more reasons to why you should? I will share a few tips and my delicious soup recipe.
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Would you like to save some time in the kitchen and serve up a nutritious dinner for yourself and the family? That is a dream most of us have, particularly during the working week. I have a basic mince recipe that can be the start of many differnet tasting meals. Here is what I do.
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