About

Margaret Mielczarek

Dietitian | Sports Dietitian | Features Writer


My name is Margaret Mielczarek and I am an Accredited Clinical and Sports Dietitian and Nutritionist (with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics/Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Science) from Deakin University).

I am also a Freelance Writer and regularly contribute articles to various media outlets on a range of topics, including health, nutrition and wellness.

I have over 10-years experience working as a dietitian and have worked in a variety of nutrition and dietetic settings, including in clinical, community and private practice.

My experience as a dietitian to-date has enabled me to refine my practice and skill as a dietitian, translating complex nutrition theory into a practical and achievable approach.

While I understand everyone is different and no-one diet is suitable for everyone, my particular passion (both personally as an endurance athlete, and professionally) is in plant-based nutrition and sports nutrition.

I started Fuel Right Nutrition (FRN) – an online nutrition service – in 2013 because I’m passionate about helping people fuel right, to feel right – for health and performance in sport and in life.

Since then I’ve had the privilege of working with a large number of clients and athletes, including triathletes, swimmers, cyclists, runners and more.


A little more about me … 


Focus and Specialities 

My main focus is on educating and empowering the athlete and active individual through individualised nutrition anytime, anywhere.

Being a super busy, endurance athlete myself, while also having experienced significant autoimmune issues (extensive, whole body eczema) I not only understands the theory behind the nutrition principles and best practice guidelines but know how to put this theory into practice – to make it work for you!

  • Whole Foods Focus
  • Plant Based | Vegetarian | Vegan Athletes
  • Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
  • Meal Planning
  • Race Day Nutrition and Hydration Plans
  • Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Anti-Inflammatory Diet
  • Weight Management
  • Metabolic Syndrome (Heart Disease | High Blood Pressure | Diabetes)

Qualifications

  • Accredited Practicing Dietitian
  • Accredited Nutritionist
  • Sports Dietitian
  • Health Coach
  • ISAK Accredited Level 1 Anthropometrist
  • Features Writer

Personal Bests and Achievements 

In my spare time, I’m also a competitive, age-group, long course triathlete. I have competed in four full iron-distance events, 10+ half iron-distance events and have represented Australia at the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in South Africa.

I’m is also a competitive middle-to-long distance runner.

My most recent personal best time across the half marathon (21.1km) distance was at the Gold Coast Half Marathon in 2018, where I achieved a personal best time of 1:36:14.


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