Jenny Jacobs

Jenny Jacobs

Accredited Practicing Dietitian
Jenny is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who holds a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) from the University of Wollongong. Since graduation she has gained experience working in a range of settings including hospitals, community, private practice and aged care facilities. 
 
Most recently Jenny had a pivotal role in the establishment of the Restorative Care Dietetics service of HammondCare At Home. In this role Jenny was the sole dietitian who managed the growth of the dietetics service as well as develop and lead diabetes and healthy eating programs in the community. 
 
Jenny is committed and passionate about guiding her clients to reach their optimal health through practical evidenced based nutrition. She has experience in the nutritional management of weight loss, metabolic disorders, malnutrition and gastrointestinal issues and regularly keeps her knowledge up to date with the most recent research. 
 
Jenny has a special interest in irritable bowel syndrome and has completed further training on the low FODMAP diet with Monash University. 
 
Besides her passion for nutrition, Jenny enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters (plus golden retriever) down at the family farm.
 
Expertise
• Diabetes and insulin resistance
• Weightloss
• General healthy eating for families
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Aged care/malnutrition

Expertise

  • women’s health
  • nutritional medicine
  • lifestyle modification
  • lifestyle coaching
  • heart disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • weightloss
  • gut health