Julia Bates

Dietitian and Nutritionist

BSc (Human Nutrition), PGDipDiet, NZRD


Julia is a New Zealand Registered Dietitian having completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics through the University of Otago.  She has clinical experience in both the public and private sector and currently works at Waitemata District Health Board and as a consultant dietitian providing nutrition consultations to individuals.

As a consultant dietitian Julia can help you with healthy intuitive eating, weight concern, kidney disease and digestive health including irritable bowel syndrome.  She is passionate about simplifying nutrition and uses a non-diet, Health At Every Size® approach.  She can help you stop the yo-yo dieting cycle and discover a relaxed peaceful relationship with food and your body.  She will listen to you, with no judgement, and help you develop an individualised strategy that works within your personal reality and comfort zone.

Outside of work, Julia and her husband have three young children who keep them busy.  Julia enjoys Pilates and spending time with her family and friends outdoors or catching up over a meal and wine.