Kate Di Prima Biography
About Kate Di Prima, B.Sc., M, Nut & Diet.,APD. Dietitian, Adult and Infant Nutritionist
Kate Di Prima is a qualified Dietitian and Adult and Infant Nutritionist with 28 years’ experience.
As an Accredited Practicing Dietitian in Queensland, Kate has 2 private practices in Brisbane and has extensive experience across various industries including corporate, marketing and health promotion. She has been a media spokesperson for DAA for 18 years.
Kate has worked with many Media Outlets and appears regularly on Television shows including News on 7 and 9, A Current Affair, Sunrise, the Today show and Channel 10 ‘First at Five’ News. She writes regular nutrition columns for NewsCorp and is interviewed regularly for the Sunday Mail and ABC radio Brisbane and has recently joined the team at NewsCorps Body and Soul. In 2007 Kate published two cookbooks, “Kids Meals, the whole family will love” and “Slimming and Health – low fat summer cookbook”. Her third book ‘More Peas Please’ helping parents with fussy eaters was released in September 2009.
Kate is well recognized as an expert in Paediatric nutrition and has a very keen interest in the management in ‘picky’ and fussy eating practices in children. She regularly lectures to groups such as General Practitioners, Child Health Nurses and Speech Therapists, and has been a guest presenter at many conferences providing information on diagnosing a picky eater and their subsequent management. She has also been invited to speak at many international Paediatric forums and conferences. Kate enjoys training health professionals both in Australia and internationally on ways to manage the different types of Picky Eating seen in children and guides the HCP’s into the correct management techniques to use with their patients.
In addition to her monthly presentations to Health Care Professionals she also presents at the Parents Children and Baby expos held around each state in Australia. She provides information and guidance direct to parents at these expos and is a regular columnist across many forms of social media including Facebook, Instagram and twitter. Her particular interest is helping parents with fussy and picky eaters and filling in the nutritional gaps whilst addressing emotional and physical eating habits.
Kate recently joined the dynamic team at Allergy Medical Group in Newstead working with families with Allergies, intolerances and selective food issues and has plans in the future to do her PHD hypothesizing reasons for the perceived increase in incidence of fussy eating associated with intolerances or allergies.
Finally Kate sits on a number of advisory boards including Figjam Express and The QLD branch of Nutrition Australia and was recently voted in as a Director for the national Board of Nutrition Australia.
Kate consults to Beta A2 Australia providing nutritional advice, and educational articles and videos for both customers and professional health care providers.