WHO WE ARE
About Wave Nutrition
Wave Nutrition is part of Wave Vitality a Family Well-being Centre based in Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast.
Wave Nutrition is a service established by highly skilled professionals to help you on your journey to optimal health. In a confusing time, knowing what to eat, what is actually good for you and how to be healthier is so critical. We are there to guide you, support you and hold you accountable to your health goals. We want to inspire you and help you to be the best version of yourself!
We’re here to help – our exceptional care is designed to help your family lead an EXTRAORDINARY, EMPOWERED, and NATURAL life.
GET TO KNOW US
Throughout my youth I had always loved helping people and felt pulled towards a career in health care. I grew up south of Sydney in a place called Wollongong so it was here where I took my first step and completed a bachelor degree in nursing and became a Registered Nurse.
Over the years, I worked in many different hospitals across the east coast of Australia and in many different areas like emergency, cardiac and more. Though I have always maintained a focus on critical care nursing as my specialty. I have also spent a little bit of time in medical device sales as a clinical support representative.
A huge shift occurred for me when I fell pregnant with my daughter and began studying all things surrounding natural birth and birth planning. I was reading a birth book where an obstetrician said something to the effect of “…the sad fact about normal physiological births is that they’re boring!” Nurses would echo this by stating how great their day was, by how dramatic and heavy the intervention in someone’s delivery. This sent shock waves down my spine! However, the reality was, I was exactly the same. My day at work was distinguished as ‘fun’ when someone was having a major STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction aka heart attack!). As a nurse we feel better about it by calling ourselves an ‘adrenaline junky’ yet this ultimately reflects the wrong focus.
From this awareness my focus evolved from the rush of treating a problem to preventing them in the first place. Through having my three children, my passion of nourishing their growing body’s with the very best foods and products grew. This sense was always there but now with the responsibility of raising a family, I became fully committed to nourishing them to be the best and most vital versions of themselves.
This journey of years of my own research as well as wonderful health outcomes personally culminated in the decision to help nurture other people from a nutritional standpoint. I wanted to reach people before they became a STEMI! After all, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, right?
I decided to study with The Functional Nutrition Academy as I was congruent with their teaching principles and philosophies. This study solidified my knowledge and skills to be able to help other people experience the great results my family and I have become accustom to.
I have melded my background in critical care nursing with my amazing knowledge of functional nutrition to provide a unique perspective. I look forward to sharing it with you and your family!
Remember, “food is medicine – learn that now or take your medicine as food later”!
(Adapted from the quote by Hippocrates)