About Nutrition Connection

Nutrition Connection offers specialist assessment & advice for a wide range of dietary & health issues for people of all ages. Practical, personalised & easy!

Specialist nutrition assessment and advice:

  • Allergies
  • Gut intolerances
  • Fussy or restrictive eating
  • Faltering growth/poor weight gain
  • Healthy eating for weight reduction
  • Sports advice for the young athlete
  • Eating Disorder screening
  • Single/multiple micronutrient deficiency (e.g. iron/calcium)

Other services:

Adult medical nutrition e.g. diabetes, high cholesterol, irritable bowel syndrome, motivation for maintaining changes.

Consultation fees:

  • Initial appointments: 60mins = $170
  • Review appointments: 30mins = $85 : 45mins = $130
  • Email or phone reviews: 15mins = $30 (includes repeat prescriptions)

Use your Health Insurance!

Check your policy to see if it includes seeing a NZ Registered Dietitian. You will need to pay for your consultation yourself, but we will give you a receipt to claim back part or all of the cost (depending on your level of cover) from your health insurance company.

Learn how to eat well for better health, manage nagging gut issues, or understand healthy eating for sustainable weight loss. Our hospital experience and specialist knowledge means you are in safe hands – even with complex health issues.

We know people are bombarded with conflicting health and diet advice, so we are the experts that simplify and personalise nutrition information for your unique needs. We consider the whole of You ️❤️. ️

Dietitians are nutritional biochemists who have a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Science, and are registered under the Health Professionals Competency Act. They have specialised medical nutrition training and practice holistically to ensure long term changes for the best possible health.

We are passionate about helping people learn how to eat well for better health, whether you want to lose weight, manage nagging health issues, through to medical nutrition for complex health issues. We understand that people are bombarded with conflicting health and diet advice, and we aim to simplify and personalise nutrition information for your unique needs.

Anna Sloan

  • NZ Registered Dietitian
  • FODMAP Accredited - Monash University, Australia
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Monash University, Australia
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Dietetics) (Masters Equiv.)
  • Bachelor of Consumer and Applied Science (Human Nutrition) Otago University, New Zealand
  • Lecturer/Marker : Massey University: School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition | College of Health | Nutrition and Dietetic Centre

An expert in infant, child and adult nutrition, Anna is passionate about helping people understand that healthy eating and better health can be easy. She has a holistic approach which is complemented by scientific research, but approaches nutrition on an individual level, taking into account not just a person’s health and wellness concerns, but also their budget, lifestyle and time constraints.

An expert in infant, child and adult nutrition, Anna is passionate about helping people understand that healthy eating and better health can be easy.

With over 20 years’ experience Anna is a highly sought after dietitian. You may recognise her from the TVNZ children’s show 'Activate' and other media roles including 'What’s Really In Our Food' series 1, 3 and 4, as well as an expert commentator for Radio New Zealand and Newshub reports.

She is particularly interested in digestive issues, allergies and food intolerances, along with helping people make real changes towards long term positive relationships with food.

General family and adult/older adult health, and the management of chronic conditions through nutritional therapy and positive lifestyle changes is another of her strengths.

HELPING YOU FEEL GOOD

As a mother of two, (both allergy children) Anna understands the need for practical advice that fits in with the rest of the family. Anna’s friendly, helpful manner and personalised approach ensures you will gain the knowledge and skills required to confidently be where you want to be with having a positive relationship with food. Be assured that Anna is no fan of restrictive eating plans – she wants you to get back to enjoying life and feel good about the food choices you make!

Anna believes life is about enjoying what you eat while knowing that it’s good for you and your family!

Hazel Oxford

  • Master of Dietetics (Distinction), University of Otago  
  • Bachelor of Science – Major, Human Nutrition, University of Otago 
  •  Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, Cooking and Related Culinary Arts,  Auckland University of Technology 

Hazel is a seasoned clinical dietitian with a passion for holistic, inclusive nutrition. With over a decade of experience, she specialises in gastroenterology, hepatology, oncology, neurology, weight management and mental health, viewing health as a comprehensive blend of mind, body, and spirit.

Hazel’s journey in clinical nutrition is marked by strong connections with New Zealand's top medical professionals. Together, they work towards integrated healthcare solutions, ensuring a personalised approach to well-being. With a passion for professional development, Hazel stays up to date by a dedicated commitment to following the latest research in nutrition. She has also lectured at The School of Dietetics at Massey University and Auckland University. 

Beyond the clinic, Hazel is also a qualified chef and unabashed food lover. She sees food not just as sustenance but as a celebration of life's flavours. Join Hazel in discovering the joy and nourishment that food brings.

As a parent of three, including twin boys who faced early challenges, Hazel understands the intricacies of childhood nutrition. Overcoming allergies and intolerances, their family's journey has fuelled their dedication to helping others thrive.

Outside of nutrition, Hazel finds joy in the arts—both performing and visual—and embraces the outdoors as a balance to the complexities of healthcare. Life, for her, is about well-rounded living and celebrating the diversity that makes us whole. Explore the art and science of nutrition with Hazel—a journey that goes beyond prescriptions to discover the vitality that a balanced life offers.

Availability: Evenings and Thursdays - please email to book. New clinics available for booking online coming in 2024! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna and Hazel are proud to partner with ALBY Health and A Little Bit Yummy, bringing dietetic level care to people worldwide.

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