About Our Team

Getting WA healthier day by day

We’re a team of
nutritionists and dietitians

We are on a mission to make the people of Western Australia healthier and happier through our consulting, cooking, nutrition and weight loss programs.

We know first-hand the challenges of maintaining a healthy diet and finding time to exercise, and we’ve got the skills and experience to help individuals, families and employees adopt healthier habits. Read more about our team below.

We share our knowledge and our personal stories to inspire, educate, and motivate you, and show you that being healthy can be simple and fun.

Lisa

Meet the People Behind Nutrition Force

LISA STEGENA

Founder, Nutritionist and Fussy Eating expert

Lisa has a deep interest in nutrition education, with a background that includes teaching it to sport and fitness students and volunteering for organisations such as Nutrition Australia and Meals on Wheels. In 2014, she decided to combine her passion and experience, and founded Nutrition Force to share her simple message about healthy, nutritious food. Through public speaking as well as delivering cooking and wellness programs Lisa is on a mission to improve peoples health and help those individuals needing some nutritional advice in a caring and supportive environment.

Lisa’s engaging and interactive nutrition workshops means that she is in demand talking to businesses, students, staff and parents of schools around Western Australia about eating habits, food marketing and nutrition on a regular basis.  Childhood nutrition and stress and nutrition are her two passions and her workshops are full of laughter, energy and evidence based information that will have you and your family shopping, cooking and eating your way to good health in no time.

Lisa’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Nutrition and Human Biology, Diploma of Management, Diploma of Marketing, and Certificate IV in Training and Evaluation. She’s also a qualified FOODcents Advisor.

CHRISTIE AUSTIN-HORE

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Christie is one of our Dietetic Consultants with experience both in Perth and Melbourne that includes hospital, community and private practise settings at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Co-Health Community Centres and Better Health Nutrition & Fitness.  She has managed patients with a range of health issues such as over/underweight, type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus, IBS, coeliac disease, GORD, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, PCOS, hypothyroidism, diverticular disease, osteopaenia/osteoporosis and constipation.  She has also presented a number of nutrition talks to groups ranging from Aboriginal communities to sporting teams such as the Perth Thunder ice-hockey team.

Christie’s qualifications include Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Food Science) and Master of Dietetic Practice.  She is passionate about healthy home cooking and learning about food from cultures around the world.

JO ODDO

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Jo is our wonderful and creative Dietitian who has years of experience developing and delivering food and health education programs for a variety of audiences throughout WA.  Her foodie passion is baking, especially the modification of baked delights and desserts into unusual and healthy treats.

Jo has clinical experience in the areas of gastroenterology, geriatrics, enteral nutrition, chronic disease prevention and wound management. Her research background is in dietary choline and its effect on non-alcohol fatty liver disease.

Jo’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition and Human Biology, a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics as well as a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.  She is also a qualified FOODCents Advisor.

 

HENITI BUICK

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Heniti is one of our Dietetic Consultant’s with Accreditation in both Australia and New Zealand. A Sports Dietitian and elite athlete, Heniti has represented NZ in Touch Rugby so is very experienced in helping you achieve your personal health and fitness goals. Having worked in private clinical and hospital settings in both NZ and Australia, Heniti has a wide range of Dietetic experience such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and cancer. She also has a special interest in Paediatric and Geriatric dietetics.

Heniti’s qualifications include Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics.

 

BRITT SMITH

Nutritionist

Britt is a Nutritionist with a passion for educating, enlightening and empowering people through food and nutrition. With her love of cooking and years in the kitchen, she brings together fresh healthy food, skill building, plenty of fun and nutrition knowledge to give our cooking classes and corporate workshops a little extra spice. 

Britt’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Health Science, major in Nutrition, and is currently studying her Master of Dietetics. She is interested in the non-diet approach, eating disorders, gut health, FODMAPS and endurance sports nutrition. She is also a qualified FOODcents advisor. 

Want to join our team?

Every now and then we have volunteereing opportunties come up for those with University based Nutrition or Dietetic degrees. Write us an email and attach your resume.
Please note that we do not offer positions to those with College based qualifications.

Mentorship Programs

Starting in 2018 we will be offering two, 12 month mentorships with our Dietitians in a clincial setting. If you have recently graduated with a Master of Dietetics and are looking for a mentor then write us an email and attach your resume.
Please note that we do not offer positions to those with College based qualifications.
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