PENINSULA PHYSICAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION (PPN)

Patients undergoing treatment for Cancer can experience symptoms which can have a negative impact on their nutritional status. Dietitians can help patients develop personalised eating plans to optimise their nutrition intake and better manage side effects of treatment.

They are experienced to provide evidence-based practice for the management of Cancer and other chronic health conditions including: Diabetes, Heart Disease, Gastro-intestinal disorders, food allergies and intolerances, as well as to provide general weight loss advice.

Kristen Adams

Kristen Adams

Accredited Practising Dietitian

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Kristen Adams is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who works for Peninsula Physical Health and Nutrition (PPN), a private practice dietetics company based predominately on the Mornington Peninsula.

Kristen is a firm believer of the motto ‘practice what you preach’ and endeavours to inspire her clients to achieve their personal health and nutritional goals, while providing them with the necessary support along the way.

Having previously worked at the Austin Hospital, Kristen has a strong interest in clinical nutrition, working within the hospital setting at Frankston Private, Peninsula Private and Beleura Private Hospital. She is also based at numerous private practice clinics across the peninsula, working in conjunction with Peninsula Endocrine Associates, Peninsula Sports Medicine Group and Melbourne Bariatrics.

Her specialist areas include weight management (both general and bariatric), working alongside bariatric surgeon Mr Geoffrey Draper, where she provides dietary advice for clients undergoing weight loss surgery. As well as diabetes management (including insulin pumps), oncology, heart disease and gastrointestinal disorders (including food intolerances, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis).