About

    Dr Maryam Bassirat

    PhD (Med), MDiet, GradCertHumNut, BSc Biochem (Hons)

    Maryam is a registered dietitian and a professional member of the Dietetic Association of Australia and Diabetes Australia. She offers nutritional advice that is positive, patient-centred and evidence based, across multiple locations in Melbourne. Maryam is bilingual and can consult both English and Persian (Farsi) speaking clients.

    Her qualifications include:
    • PhD in Medicine, Melbourne University
    • Master of Dietetics, Monash University
    • Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition, Deakin University
    • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The University of Manchester(U.K)
    Maryam has over 15 years of experience in medical research, focusing on chronic inflammatory disease conditions. She has numerous publications including a book and has been employed by major Melbourne based hospitals, as well as being involved in tertiary education throughout her career.

    Maryam can provide nutritional guidance and counselling for:
    • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, LADA)
    • Cardiovascular Disease (high cholesterol, high blood pressure)
    • Gastrointestinal (bowel/stomach) disorders
    • Cancer
    • Bone related conditions (Arthritis, Osteoporosis)
    • Weight management
    • Adolescent and aged care nutrition
    • General healthy eating (intuitive/mindful eating and a non-diet approach)
    Other areas of interest include:
    • Basic menu planning
    • Healthy cooking
    • Food shopping/label reading
    She believes in the prevention of potentially harmful conditions that could lead to long lasting complications. She offers her clients the most recent research findings so that they can make an informed decision about their current treatment plan and future health goals.