Vayner Day: Meeting with Gary Vee

By Dietitian Life

During one of my consults last week a client asked me “does what we eat really have a significant impact on mental health conditions?”.  My answer was a huge YES.  Our food choices have a direct effect on our mood, either contributing to symptoms of mental health conditions, such as depression, or assisting in the […]

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The Effect of Nutrition on Mental Health

By Tyson Tripcony

During one of my consults last week a client asked me “does what we eat really have a significant impact on mental health conditions?”.  My answer was a huge YES.  Our food choices have a direct effect on our mood, either contributing to symptoms of mental health conditions, such as depression, or assisting in the […]

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How to find a Dietitian?

By Tyson Tripcony

There is a lot of contradictory advice online and through social media regarding food and health. To avoid confusion and ensure you are receiving the best quality of care, seek out an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). They are the qualified professionals in all things nutrition and can offer you the support, education and guidance required […]

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FAQs about finding a job as a dietitian

By Tyson Tripcony

Are you a dietitian or a new graduate looking for work? Here are some questions we’ve received that relate specifically to different dietitian roles, work environments and job opportunities that may be able to help you too.   Q. When is a good time to start with volunteering and work experience A. Yesterday. Just do […]

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Stop cornering yourself off from opportunities

By Tyson Tripcony

We receive so many messages from dietitians or students saying they only want to work in a hospital or only want to be a sports dietitian or only want to work in private practice. Then when we ask them if they’ve experienced all of the work environments, they’ll often say no. How do you know […]

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Why It’s Important to Never Stop Learning as a Dietitian

By Tyson Tripcony

When it comes to working as a dietitian, your education doesn’t stop when you finish your degree. In fact, a key element of creating a long and successful career as a dietitian is the willingness to seek out new opportunities for growth. There are many different reasons for this, all of which play an important […]

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How to Set Yourself Apart as a Dietitian

By Tyson Tripcony

Forging a successful career as a dietitian is no walk in the park. As any experienced professional will tell you, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication to set yourself apart in such a competitive industry. However, if helping people live their healthiest, happiest lives is your passion, don’t be discouraged by the […]

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How to Avoid Burn-Out as a Dietitian

By Tyson Tripcony

Imagine this, you’re a professional dietitian. It’s the role you’ve wanted for years. You’ve spent countless hours studying and working towards this career path and now that you’ve been doing it for a while you aren’t as happy as you thought you’d be. So, what gives? The good news is that this feeling doesn’t necessarily […]

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Why my staff mean more to me than anything…

By Tyson Tripcony

As we progress with this business and the people in it, my role is constantly changing. But it is important that I (and my staff) take stock of where we are, and where we want to be moving forward. And ensure that the journey is not only mapping to what we want to achieve but […]

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Why We Have Been Successful

By Tyson Tripcony

It’s safe to say Fuel Your Life has been doing quite well over the last 12 months, for starters we took home two national awards; the Optus MyBusiness Award for Health Service Business of the Year as well as Best Health Improvement Services Business award at the  Australian Small Business Champion Awards. We were also finalists […]

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Griffith University – Notable alumni Tyson Tripcony is writing his own story

By Tyson Tripcony

See the original article here on the Griffith University website. Tyson Tripcony graduated from our Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Research in 2011 and is the Managing Director, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian of Fuel Your Life, Sunshine Coast Dietetics, Correct Nutrition, Dietitian Life and Life Helix. Tyson is the personification of choosing to enter […]

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The Truth About Dietitians in Private Practice

By Tyson Tripcony

There is a lot of talk lately in the dietetic world about how we aren’t in competition with each other. Three of the largest Australian dietetic associations Dietitian Association of Australia, Sports Dietitians Australia and Dietitian Connection have all been talking about it. Along with quite a few well known dietitians. Although I know where this statement is coming […]

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What does the owner of a nationwide dietitian company do each day? Check it.

By Tyson Tripcony

At present I am the Managing Director/Owner/Dietitian/Sports Dietitian for a series of award-winning dietitian businesses nationwide. Lately I have had many people asking me “what do you do each day?”, “how do you get through it all?”, “do you sleep?”, “how do you keep on top of everything?”. So, this post will be an attempt […]

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Dietitians, Perfectionism and Mental Health

By Tyson Tripcony

“DIETITIANS; PERFECTIONISM AND MENTAL HEALTH” Dietetics is built of perfectionistic people, but unfortunately as positive as that trait can be at times, it is often the undoing of so many. There is a significant issue in our society with mental health and dietetics is no different. I think in dietetics there would be an even […]

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Dietitians, Perfectionism and Mental Health

By Tyson Tripcony

“DIETITIANS; PERFECTIONISM AND MENTAL HEALTH” Dietetics is built of perfectionistic people, but unfortunately as positive as that trait can be at times, it is often the undoing of so many. There is a significant issue in our society with mental health and dietetics is no different. I think in dietetics there would be an even […]

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Dietitians – Who You Know

By Tyson Tripcony

“Who You Know” “Who you know, not what you know”. I have always hated that this saying is true in most places, the dietetic industry is no different. I have discussed this a few times this week with others. Up until recently I have really known a sparse few people in the industry (I am like […]

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Dietitians – Who You Know

By Tyson Tripcony

“Who You Know” “Who you know, not what you know”. I have always hated that this saying is true in most places, the dietetic industry is no different. I have discussed this a few times this week with others. Up until recently I have really known a sparse few people in the industry (I am like […]

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STANDING OUT; double-edged sword

By Tyson Tripcony

STANDING OUT; double-edged sword. It is interesting you know, the double-edged sword of standing out.  Talking a different way, looking a different way, but more importantly acting a different way. In my life I wouldn’t say I have done it on purpose, but I would be lying if I didn’t say I get a lot of […]

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STANDING OUT; double-edged sword

By Tyson Tripcony

STANDING OUT; double-edged sword. It is interesting you know, the double-edged sword of standing out.  Talking a different way, looking a different way, but more importantly acting a different way. In my life I wouldn’t say I have done it on purpose, but I would be lying if I didn’t say I get a lot of […]

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