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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What are the strategies for helping with breakfast?

    Our daughter has BPD and epression. High performing at job, Uni, sport. However, she can't organise meals which results in diet, energy and seretonin problems.
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  • Karel Vine

    Psychologist

    I help people manage mental and emotional health issues, behaviour change, past and present trauma, grief and relationship problems. The techniques I use include Cognitive … View Profile

    It sounds like your daughter has put a higher priority on work, Uni and sport and perhaps doesn't recognise the importance of nutrition in stabilising mood. It may also be because she has too many demands on her time or that she has problems around eating, especially in the mornings? A nutritious smoothie is quick, easy to make and portable. Without more specific information it is hard to respond further.

  • Shirley is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 16 years clinical experience in large public hospital and in private practice. She has extensive specialised experience in … View Profile

    I agree with Karel. A psychologist is excellent in helping identifying life's priorities. Your daughter may want to seek help from a dietitian to help device a suitable breakfast foods, and other meals to meet her nutritional requirement. 

  • Kirsty Woods

    Exercise Physiologist

    Hi I’m Kirsty Woods,I would like to use my experience, expertise and passion to help you reach your weight, energy and health goalsI have been … View Profile

    In terms of breakfast i thought you may find this of interest - https://authoritynutrition.com/is-skipping-breakfast-bad/.

    As above something simple like a smoothie or greek yoghurt with nuts and berries or a couple of pre-boiled eggs may also be suitable if required.  

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