Joanne Turner

Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist

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Joanne Turner

Joanne Turner is both an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist, with a double Master of Science degree in nutrition, dietetics and exercise rehabilitation, from the University of Wollongong since 2001.

Joanne is an Accredited Sports Dietitian, trained as a sports nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport and has worked with national and state sporting teams and some of Australia’s top athletes. Joanne has been the official dietitian to the Cronulla Sharks NRL, Parramatta Eels NRL, Golf NSW, Golf Australia, Swimming Australia, Tennis Australia, and a NSW Institute of Sport Accredited Nutrition Service Provider. 

Joanne has a range of key interests, including disordered eating, weight management and nutrition for associated chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes. 

Joanne helps many people with insulin resistance, as well as women with PCOS, improving fertility, throughout pregnancy and menopause.

Joanne has coeliac disease herself and now helps many people with coeliac disease, crohns,colitis, IBS and other gastroenterology issues.

 Joanne is a mother of 3, and has additional qualifications in paediatric nutrition and is very passionate about promoting the importance of a healthy lifestyle for kids.  Joanne is the founding convenor of the Dietitians Association of Australia Paediatric & Maternal Health interest group. Visit for more information.


Director of NuActive Health

Joanne is the managing director of NuActive Health. An award winning multi disiplinary team of Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists and registered Psychologists, and medical specialists including a  gastroenterologist.

She is ambitious to help as many people as possible to live a happy and healthy life through eating better and moving more.


Love for cooking

Joanne loves to cook and has built, thanks to our wonderful sponsors, a state of the art kitchen in Gymea to combine Joanne’s passion for good health and good food and show people how fun and easy healthy cooking can be – tasty too! 

Joanne was very proud to have been commissioned to create cookbooks – Diabetic Living Cookbook, Pregnancy cookbook and Baby Toddler cookbook, all currently sold out unfortunately but she is currently working on three new cook books, which is very exciting. Watch this space!

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