Accredited Practising Dietitian & Accredited Nutritionist

BSc Nutrition & Dietetics (Hons)

Hunters Hill Medical Practice works closely with Cheryl to provide the best dietetic care for our patients.

Cheryl Lum is a trained nutrition expert in medical nutrition therapy - she translates the complex science behind nutrition into practical solutions for general health, disease prevention and management.

Cheryl graduated from the University of Newcastle, NSW and has worked in various sectors - private practice, clinical services and research.  Her Honours research paper was published in Nutrients Journal, which looked at the diet quality of competitive adolescent male rugby union players.

Cheryl's area of specialities are:

  • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, Gestational, Pre-diabetes)
  • PCOS
  • Weight Management

Other areas of interests:

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Osteoporosis management
  • General Healthy Eating
  • Women and Children's health
  • Nutrition in the Elderly

When it comes to nutrition, Cheryl does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach.  She understands first-hand how difficult it can be to manage ones' medical conditions - this drives her passion to assist her clients in finding the right balance in their daily lives to achieve their health and nutrition goals.

Cheryl will work closely with you to tackle the heart of the issue by providing you with:

-    Quality personalised nutrition care and support

-    Best practical, up-to-date solutions available

-    Skills and knowledge in food and nutrition - enabling you to make informed choices amidst all the conflicting information



  • Individualised nutrition advice
  • Personalised meal plans and Dietary analysis
  • Group nutrition education (available upon request)
  • Aged care and Home assessments (available upon request)
  • Corporate and local business consultations
  • 12-week weight loss program

Cheryl is at our practice fortnightly on a Thursday from 2pm - 7pm.  To make an appointment, please contact our practice on 9817 2080.

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