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Meet BBDiet Team

Angeline Stania

BBDiet Founder

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

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Venus So

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Yat Kan (Tom) Fung

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Lexi Xiao Lan

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Avery Ao

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Brendan Whitten

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Accredited Nutritionist

Angeline Stania

Founder of BBDiet

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Angeline is an internationally recognised Accredited Practising Dietitian & Accredited Nutritionist that inspires thousands of people to eat and live well.

Prior to her masters degree in Nutrition & Dietetics, she has been working as a nutritionist for over 10 years in the healthcare industry. After graduated in 2012, she went on to start her own dietetics business - BBDiet (Back To Basics Dietetics) - a private dietitian practice that provides dietetic services to medical centres and residential aged care facilities across Brisbane and Gold Coast areas.   

Angeline's areas of strong interests are inflammatory conditions such as diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), cancer nutrition, arthritis, food allergies, and women's health including Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, infertility, PMS, menopause as well as eating disorders. She believes that the body has the power to heal itself when given the right conditions. 

As a dietitian, Angeline is committed to delivering an exceptional dietetic service in consideration to client’s lifestyle including food preference, existing exercise routine and medical health status to meet their individual needs. Seeing people transform themselves through healthy eating and lifestyle changes gives her a great sense of satisfaction and keeps her motivated to continue to serve the community.

 

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay, Indonesian, Hokkien, plus other asian languages understood. 

  

Venus So

Accredited Practising Dietitian

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Venus’ passion lies in inspiring and encouraging people to lead a healthier, happier life using a holistic approach to nutrition and wellness. She firmly believes that the key to optimal health is achieving a state of balance between physical, emotional, social and spiritual health. Her food philosophy revolves around whole foods, emphasising a balanced diet that is personal, enjoyable and sustainable. 

 

Venus received her Master of Dietetics Studies and Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition) from the University of Queensland. Her areas of interest include diabetes and chronic disease management, women’s health and early life nutrition. Having struggled with past emotional eating issues herself, she is also passionate about helping her clients to break free from the cycle of eating disorders and find ways to practise mindfulness. Her counselling approach is rooted in serving others, empowerment and building confidence. 

 

As an avid foodie, Venus enjoys exploring new cafes and trying out different cuisines to brush up her cooking skills. She is involved in content creation, as well as nutrition journalism to media outlets to combine her nutrition knowledge with creativity.

 

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Yat Kan (Tom) Fung

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Tom grew up with a passion for food, nutrition and fitness. That led him to pursue a higher education to support his passions. Tom holds his Master of Dietetics Studies and Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition from the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia.
 

Tom's areas of interests are chronic disease management, weight management, sports nutrition, diabetes management and renal disease management. What he loves the most about what he does is being able to spread messages that inspire people to feel as good as they can through food, and how to achieve that in a sustainable way. 

He gained his clinical experience during clinical placements in various clinical settings including Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, aged care centre and food industry.

During his spare time, he loves hitting the gym, cooking, exploring new restaurants as well as nurturing himself with continual professional development program to further equip with knowledge and skills as a nutrition expert.

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Avery (Cheng Ieng) Ao

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Avery is passionate in food and how food contributes to our health and wellbeing, she incorporates healthy eating habits into everyday life to help clients to achieve a healthier life. 

 

Avery holds a Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice from Bond University and Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition) from the University of Queensland. Her areas of interests are chronic disease management, weight management, diabetes management, renal disease management, gut health and Women’s health such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). 

 

She had been struggling with Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in the past due to poor time management and lifestyle. She understands that having a busy stressful lifestyle can impact on our nutrition and health. Therefore, she always takes time to listen and understand her clients’ lifestyle behaviours, personal preferences, cultures, and social situations to provide the most suitable and client-centred advice and assist them in building a good relationship with food in a sustainable way. 

 

Avery loves cooking and trying out new receipts, exploring local café, and going to the breach in her spare time.

 

Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Lexi Xiao LanAccredited Practising Dietitian

Lexi is dedicated to helping others to achieve their health goals. With a passion for sharing her knowledge for making a healthy lifestyle not only achievable but also sustainable. 

 

Lexi holds a Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice from Bond University and Bachelor of clinical medicine when she lived in China. The medical background enables her to have a profound understanding of chronic diseases. Her areas of interests are chronic disease management, weight management, diabetes management, renal disease management, cardiovascular disease management and gut health.

 

Lexi also believes that achieving good health is much more important than counting calories and the number on the scale. She understands that making lifestyle behaviour changes is not always simple. She is dedicated to working with her clients to understand her clients’ eating habits, lifestyle, cultural backgrounds, and social settings to provide practical personalised advice. 

 

As a member of the Dietitian Australia, Lexi strives to enhance her knowledge and skills to provide high-quality, evidence-based client-centred care to improve each individual’s overall well-being. 

 

Languages spoken: English and Mandarin.

To make an enquiry or book an appointment, please complete the booking form below or email angeline@bbdiet.com.au

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