BNutrDiet (First Class Honours, 2001)
Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist of over 15 years
University Qualified, BNutrDiet (First Class Honours)
Accredited Sports Dietitian
Qualified Personal Trainer
Level 1, ISAK Qualified Anthropometrist
Weight concern & body composition
Long course triathlon competitor (Ironman 70.3 World Championship and Ironman Hawaii World Championship qualifier 2014)
Endurance running; multiple marathon and ultra marathon finisher
Cooking new and unique meals
Reading; books, blogs and magazines (triathlon, nutrition, food).
Favourite foods: peanut butter, veggie pizza
Food dislikes: brussel sprouts that are over cooked and gooey in the middle (eeew!)
Worst habit: over thinking things!
Happiest when: running along the sand at the beach, or through the trails of Mt Coot-tha.
Principle Accredited Practising Dietitian at Shaw Nutrition, Kirsty Shaw, has practised in nutrition for over 15 years, graduating from the University of Wollongong as a Dietitian in 2001, with first class honours. Kirsty is also a qualified Personal Trainer with a Certificate III and IV in Fitness Instruction from the former Fitness Institute of Australia (now FIA Fit Nation)
Kirsty has worked in a variety of settings and countries including community nutrition, acute hospitals, universities and specialists clinics, from rural towns in Victoria, to the United Kingdom (Belfast, Norwich and Manchester) and Australia’s largest private hospital in Brisbane. There aren’t too many diets or eating habits that surprise her anymore, and she loves the challenge of working with all types of people.
She has experience in diverse areas such as:
Enteral Nutrition (PEG, Jejunostomy and Nasogastric feeds)
Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational diabetes
Food intolerances & sensitivities
Vegetarian and Vegan diets
Cooking classes and demos
Pre- and post-surgery nutrition
Lectures and presentations
Gastrointestinal disorders including; Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s, Colitis
Healthy Eating Advice, including pre-pregnancy
Malnutrition and Underweight