Rebecca Bruce

Rebecca-Bruce

Areas of expertise:

Adult nutrition
  • Low FODMAP diet for functional gut disorders
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Bariatric and endoscopic weight loss surgery nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • General lifestyle nutrition including vegetarian and vegan diets
Paediatric nutrition
  • Picky and restricted eaters
  • Faltering growth
  • Food allergy and intolerances
  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • General children’s nutrition (infants, children & adolescents)
  • Childhood obesity and weight management
  • Low FODMAP diet for functional gut disorders

Qualifications

  • BSc Majoring in Human Nutrition, Otago University
  • PGDipDiet, Otago University

Current Employment

  • Clinical Dietitian at MacMurray Gastroenterology Centre

Training

  • Monash FODMAP course
  • SOS Approach to Picky Eaters & Problem Feeders
  • Accredited Optifast Healthcare Professional
  • British Dietetic Association Paediatric Modules

Overseas Experience

  • Senior Specialist Paediatric Hepatology Dietitian, Kings College Hospital, London
  • Community Paediatric Home Internal Nutrition Dietitian, Southwark, and Lewisham Primary Care Trusts, London
  • Locum Dietitian, Kings College Hospital, London – including adult general medical and adult Hepatology, general paediatrics and paediatric gastroenterology
  • Private MDT weight loss groups

Memberships

  • NZ Registered Dietitian with extended scope of practice: prescribing rights
  • NZ Dietitians Board
  • Member of Dietitians NZ Gastroenterology, Paediatric and Bariatric special interest groups
  • Coeliac NZ member