7: Why you should see a dietitian today with Sally Marchini

7: Why you should see a dietitian today with Sally Marchini

Sally is the founder and head dietitian of Marchini Nutrition. Marchini Nutrition is a dietitian service set up to help all those with or at risk of diabetes and coeliac disease.

Sally qualified as a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Newcastle and is an active member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), the Australian Diabetes Council and Coeliac Australia. But it is her personal experience that sets her apart from other local dietitians.

Sally talks about Coeliac disease in detail and why you should check yourself for any diet related disease.


Nutrition and Cooking

What foods to avoid

  • High glycemic index carbohydrates 
  • Gluten

What foods to actively seek out

  • Uncontaminated Oats
  • Low glycemic index carbohydrates 
  • Quinoa 
  • Legumes
  • Basmati Rice 
  • Brown Rice

Sally’s fondest food memories

Beef in Orange Sauce that her mother cooked for

Exercise Routine

  • 45 minute walk + 3 lots of 30 double lunges + some sprints 
  • Golf twice a week 

Cooking tips

  • Use a slow cooker
  • Egg based dishes are really quick
  • Baked beans on toast if you’re desperate
  • Make big pots of stews and soups – and freeze them

Quickest Meals

Omelette with legumes and cheese

Tips on reducing wastage

  • Get chickens – they eat all scraps and give you eggs
  • Make a soup or a stew if your veggies are going off 


Know more about Sally 

Who would you love to have dinner with and where?

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in Thailand

Last meal on the planet?

Beef in Orange Sauce cooked by her mum


Where to find Sally

7: Why you should see a dietitian today with Sally Marchini

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