Ivan always had a passion for food since young and has led to a career in nutrition. As the saying goes, “Food brings people together”. He believes in the power of food and he has the ambition to influence individuals with healthier food choices and lifestyle.
He is passionate about working in the community as it allows a better bonding opportunity with clients. Ivan enjoys working together with the client and strengthening their abilities to achieve their health goals as a team. He also has a passion for community public health activities, as he believes “prevention is better than cure”. He is experienced in delivering health promotion talks in kindergartens and business companies.
Ivan has a passion for paediatric nutrition, and providing nutritional advice pertaining to diabetes, gastrointestinal conditions, weight management and other chronic conditions e.g. kidney disease, CVD and liver disease.
Ivan is experienced and skilled in working with people with disabilities, including and not limited to
⁃ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
⁃ Autism Spectrum Disorder (Paediatrics & Adults)
⁃ Genetic Disorder incl. Overgrowth Syndrome
⁃ Intellectual Disability
⁃ Mental Illness incl. Depression, PTSD, Schizophrenia and Anxiety
⁃ Metabolic Disorders
⁃ Multiple Sclerosis
⁃ Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD).
Ivan has a particular interest in cooking, he enjoys cooking cuisines from different countries. He is also enthusiastic in designing recipes for dishes that are healthy and delicious. Besides, he enjoys brewing coffee, playing basketball, and cruising around the region with his motorcycle.
Ivan has an interest in helping people living with disabilities, and providing practical nutrition education to meet their needs e.g. cooking session or healthy groceries tour.
Ivan is providing NDIS nutrition services throughout Melbourne - with home visits, video calls and phone calls available.