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Meet Dr Shy

Dr Shy is a University Qualified Nutritionist and Food Scientist with a PhD from The University of New South Wales, Sydney. She has spent more than 15 years in the absolutely fascinating area of Nutrition research. Dr Shy is also an Honorary Associate Lecturer with the Food and Health Cluster at The University of New South Wales.

During her career, she has worked with hundreds of Health Care Professionals educating them on the cutting edge research in breast milk, infant formula, gut microbiome and probiotics.

Nutrition has become very complex and confusing with many stakeholders in the market vying to give you convenient choices. Healthy eating has become unnecessarily complicated. Often Mums have to navigate this overwhelming and heart wrenching journey to figure out which formula is best for their baby as it feels like you need a PhD in nutrition to understand what you are feeding your baby. For many of us, Social media has become our principal source of information.

There is good, bad and downright weird messages leaving this critical window i.e the first 1000 days filled with misinformation, stress, judgements and desperation. I founded one to one thousand Nutrition clinic to provide simple, sensible advise and be a credible source of information when you are trying to conceive, during pregnancy and during the first year as your baby adjusts to being outside the womb and you adjust to your new life as a mum.

Shy is a Nutrition consultant to the WA lupin Industry, Grain Industry Association of WA, The Sandalwood Nut Company, First Spoon (India). She translates latest research into understandable messages for high value commercial use in International markets while educating and empowering Australian consumers to eat local. She was appointed as an Ambassador for Jamie Oliver Food Revolution, a global campaign to fight diet related diseases such as childhood obesity through Food education.

She lives in Perth in Australia with her husband, two children, a fish tank and a beautiful garden with olive trees, curry leaves, lemon and lime trees and Kumquats. Raised as a vegetarian in India, she is passionate about plant based foods and is best positioned to provide advise on Vegetarian, Vegan, flexitarian way of eating.

You will see her active in the media breaking down popular nutrition topics, giving you evidence based answers to top health questions and busting Nutrition myths.