1. What can I eat to improve my illness? If I eat a healthy diet will that help improve my illness?

A balanced diet can help prevent and lower risk of chronic illness and improve recovery from illness. Requirements may change during and after illness so a consultation with dietitian can help you understand changes in nutritional requirements. They can implement strategies to help meet your nutrition goals and improve recovery. The Australian Dietary Guidelines provide a succinct overview of the five principal recommendations for eating healthily, however consultation with a dietitian will ensure you understand how these recommendations can be applied to your individual situation and specific health needs.