Special Interest Areas
Healthy cooking / meal planning
Low FODMAP diet
Bella is an Accredited Practising Dietitian having completed a Master of Dietetics Studies and Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Science at the University of Queensland.
Whilst in Queensland Bella worked as a public health dietitian/nutritionist for the Queensland Country Women’s Association Country Kitchens program which involved running cooking workshops throughout the state to increase fruit and vegetable intake and recipe modification skills.
Since moving to Melbourne in 2016, Bella has worked at Monash University in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food. Her role included one on one nutrition consultations at the Monash Dietetics Teaching Clinic.
Bella is currently undertaking a PhD at Monash University in best practice guidelines for cooking interventions in Australia.
Outside of work, Bella is Vice-Captain and winger for the North Melbourne Athletic FC Women’s Team. Other interests include cooking, bikram yoga and running. When she can, Bella enjoys traveling back to Brisbane to see her family, and her two beloved beagles Scout and Buddy.