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Nutrition & Weight Management

In this Q&A, Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos explores the relationship between nutrition and weight management. She answers questions about how our body's ability to lose weight changes over time, how weight management needs to be tailored to be effective, and gives some top tips to manage weight without compromising nutrition and energy. 

Dr Catherine focuses on long-term, evidence-based weight loss solutions.


Key Points Covered

  • Metabolism
  • How weight management changes with age
  • Top tips for effectively managing your weight
  • How nutrition is a KEY factor in your health
  • Diet styles, including the Mediterranean diet
  • Portion sizes

About Dr Catherine Itsiopolous

Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos (PhD APD) is a Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics affiliated with the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, and Murdoch University (Western Australia). An accredited practising dietitian and a recognised expert in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics.

Catherine has international standing as a leader in Mediterranean diet research. She is particularly interested in the Mediterranean diet in preventing and managing heart disease and diabetes. Catherine has authored over 80 scientific publications - presenting her research nationally and internationally - and has published two books, The Mediterranean Diet and The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. The Heart Health Guide is her third.