About Nutrition Connection

Nutrition Connection offers a specialist New Zealand Registered Dietitian service providing 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) - $160 (includes clinic report)
  • Follow - up (30mins) - $80
  • Zoom appointments - Initial consults: 50-60mins $160 | Follow Up: 30 mins $80
  • Email questions: $40 per 15mins

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

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 almost 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.


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!

Nutrition Connection is proud to partner with ALBY Health and A Little Bit Yummy.

ALBY Health for Coeliac Disease
ALBY Health for Coeliac Disease

Do you have IBS and need to see a dietitian but not sure you can afford one – try A Little Bit Yummy’s online e-courses and amazing meal planning options.

Nutrition Connection is also proud to partner with Auckland Family Nutrition for Fertility, Paediatrics and Maternal nutrition.

Sarah Jane Simpson

  • NZ Registered Dietitian
  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Human Nutrition
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics, University of Otago

Sarah-Jane has worked as a New Zealand Registered Dietitian optimising the nutrition of mothers and babies for over 10 years in both public and private settings. Sarah-Jane uses evidence-based practice in dietetics to provide patient-centred dietary interventions.

Sarah-Jane’s specialty area of practice is paediatrics (child) and maternal health. This includes working in areas such as pregnancy and breastfeeding nutrition, neonatal care, infant nutrition, multiple food allergies, enteral (tube) feeding, fussy eaters and children with disabilities or requiring rehabilitation.  She combines her passion for optimum nutrition in the first 1000 days of life with practical applications of the scientific evidence that families can implement in their day to day lives. 

Sarah Jane Simpson Dietician Auckland Family Nutrition for Fertility, Paediatrics and Maternal nutrition