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How can a dietitian help you manage MS?

Whether you’re looking to reduce fatigue, improve concentration or take control of your wellbeing, our dietitians can help. As experts in food and nutrition, they can guide you on the best diet for your unique needs and situation.

Our qualified MS Plus dietitians have specialist knowledge of MS and other neurological conditions — making them highly-equipped to help you improve your health through dietary changes.

What it’s like working with an MS Plus diet expert?

Our MS Plus dietitians empower you to make decisions that will keep you well for many years to come. They tailor their support services to your needs.

This could include:

  • A personalised nutrition plan for your goals and lifestyle.
  • Guidance on planning and preparing healthy meals with recipes, shopping lists and guidance for takeaway.
  • Advice and examples to keep things interesting and achievable in the kitchen. For example, this could include how to avoid snacking out of boredom.
  • 1-on-1 support so you can ask any questions without any judgement.
  • Support with dietary information so you can make informed decisions.

How our dietitian appointments work

You can speak to an MS Plus dietitian via telehealth or face-to-face appointment in Victoria. Get in touch with us via our contact form and we’ll let you know which option is available for you.

After your first appointment, you’ll come away with:

  • a personalised nutrition plan, recipe ideas and strategies to make changes
  • support to take the next steps in your diet journey.

John's inspiring journey improving his diet for MS

By working with a specialist MS dietician, John’s fatigue and confidence improved.

How do I pay for Plus Diet and Nutrition?

There are several ways to pay for this service, including:

  • NDIS funding
  • My Aged Care funding
  • private health insurance
  • paying privately with a potential Medicare rebate.

We can help you work out the most suitable payment method when you book your appointment.

Diet and nutrition resources

Eating well is important for everyone. For people living with multiple sclerosis, diet is especially important. Making healthy food choices can help you regain control and improve your quality of life. Get the latest on research into nutrition and MS, how it impacts brain function, and what foods are considered risk factors for disease progression.

Podcast

Webinar

The role of diet on cognition in multiple sclerosis

What foods should you eat (or not eat) when living with MS? Get practical, easy-to-follow MS diet advice from a leading nutrition expert who knows first-hand how to navigate life with multiple sclerosis.

Podcast

Can MS be cured by diet?

Wondering what the best diet for MS is? While there’s no evidence that diet can prevent or cure multiple sclerosis, eating well can positively impact your overall wellbeing. In this webinar, nutritionist Dr Yasmine Probst dispels common misconceptions about nutrition and MS.

Webinar

Nutrition facts and fallacies for someone living with MS

This podcast discusses the impact of nutrition on preconception and fertility, and the specific considerations for women with MS.

Podcast

Interested in learning more about diet and nutrition? You can explore our online resources, including webinars, videos and podcasts from healthcare experts.

Ready to get started or have some questions?

Fill in the form below or if you prefer, get in touch with our Plus Connect team on 1800 042 138 or email [email protected]. Let us know what you need because we are here to help you in any way we can.