Lucilla Taggart | Dietitian
Lucilla is an experienced accredited practising dietitian with Smartbite Nutrition Consulting. She is based in Adelaide and her practice with Smartbite Nutrition, is founded on a passion for working with children, families and adults to improve their health and wellbeing. At Paediatrics at Burnside, Lucilla sees young people and their families for a full range of dietetic issues, including failure to thrive, fussy eating, vegetarian and vegan diets, weight and growth concerns, disabilities, gastrointestinal issues, such as carbohydrate intolerances (lactose, fructose, sucrose), IBS (low FODMAP), IBD, and coeliac disease. She is also able to provide general nutrition education and guidance to pregnant women, particularly those with gestational diabetes and breastfeeding mothers managing irritable, intolerant or allergic babies.
Lucilla has a special interest in working with children and teens to achieve good health through a positive approach to food. She tailors her expertise with a warm, sensitive, supportive and practical approach to all ages and issues.
Lucilla’s practice at Paediatrics at Burnside is mainly focussed on provision of care to infants, children and adolescents as well as ante and postnatal mums. Adult clients are also most welcome to book with Lucilla at our paediatric practice if our location and clinic times suit their requirements.
Lucilla works with Karina Savage and Rachel George as part of Smartbite Nutrition Consulting, which Karina directs from Sydney. Lucilla combines her private practice work with a public appointment at the Parks Children’s Centre for Early Childhood Development and Parenting.