Daisy’s latest extraordinary woman, Jessica, returns to the podcast to chat with Daisy about her year on the low-carb conference circuit, her thriving nutrition practice and her PhD research. She sure has been busy!
Jessica is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and PhD Candidate based in Sydney, Australia. In early 2018, she published the first systematic review of all low-carbohydrate diets for Type 1 Diabetes management. To further contribute to this area of science, she plans to conduct a primary clinical trial as part of her PhD.
Jessica’s passion and drive for nutrition not only stems from her love of science, it has also been influenced by her own health journey. During her teenage years and adolescence, Jessica was completely sucked into the toxic dieting cycle and experienced many years of disordered eating. At University, she was lucky enough to learn about the fundamentals of human biochemistry, including the role of dietary carbohydrate in glycaemic control and fuel utilisation. She quickly put the pieces of the puzzle together and started implementing a low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet in her own life. Within just months, Jessica rekindled her love for food, nutrition and health and broke free from the toxic dieting cycle for good.
Jessica has made a commitment to empower as many people as she can with the knowledge, skills and support to experience “Food Freedom” for life. Jessica is the Founder of Ellipse Health and enjoys working with clients all over Australia and internationally via phone and Skype.
Jessica’s published systematic review