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Tree of Life International: Desi Carlos

Address: Unit 10B, 40 Annerley Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD, 4102
Phone number: (07) 3891....
Mobile number: 0407 44....
Fax number: (07) 3392....
Email: Click to view
Year Established: 1991
Trading/Opening hours:
Mon: 9:00am - Tue: 9:00am - 7:30pm Wed: 9:00am - 7:30pm
Thu: 9:00am - 7:30pm Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Desi Carlos
Accredited Practicing Dietitian and founder of Tree of Life International
Bachelor of Applied Science (QUT), Graduate Diploma Nutrition & Dietetics

Mother of two, Desi Carlos is a non-stop whirlwind of energy and enthusiasm and an endless fountain of information when it comes to practical advice on incorporating healthy eating habits into your everyday life. As a fully-qualified Dietitian and the founder of the flourishing Tree of Life International network of nutritional health practices, Desi can be regularly heard and seen sharing her expertise on Brisbane radio stations (resident dietitian for 97.3FM, , on television (regular guest spots on Brisbane Extra), in a host of journals, magazines and at seminars, on a range of topics from general health to obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

During her seventeen years of industry experience Desi has risen to the top of her profession and been involved in a number of government projects both in Australia, winning acclaim for her work in developing weight loss and lifestyle modification programs, with a special focus on people diagnosed with diabetes. Desi has also recently acquired the title of QLD representative dietitian for The Queensland Coeliac Society lending her experience as an expert dietitian and acting as media spokesperson for the organisation.

Desiâ€TMs motivation to develop the Tree of Life International concept was to help her clients achieve good health and well-being, through a whole-of-life lifestyle modification strategy. To do this, Desi has assembled a team of health experts across a range of fields incorporating the specialist advice and guidance of many health professionals from dietitians, through to exercise physiotherapists and psychologists.

Desiâ€TMs simple message of â€oeeat well, feel good, look great!” has helped thousands of people rediscover themselves as a result of an increased confidence and self-esteem, and in 2007, her long standing commitment to assisting the Australian population reach their goals to feel great and look great without deprivation saw her commit to yet another projectâ€"Tree of Life Fine Foods. Through Tree of Life Fine Foods Desi has helped build the JUS product range (see of healthy and convenient take home gourmet meals, offering Australian families, individuals and couples a delicious quick-and-easy alternative to tasteless frozen, or high-in-fat takeaway meals. With all meals low in fat, low GI and dietitian endorsed, the JUS range also caters to those with specific dietary requirements offers a variety of options including gluten and lactose free, low sodium and low carb meals.

Throughout all of her projects, from one-on-one consultations to seminars and the JUS concept, Desiâ€TMs mission is to share her passion for healthy living and take the Tree of Life International message to the massesâ€"to help them create a healthy lifestyle that is permanent and achievable for all Australian families.
Desi's motto is 'eat well, feel great and be inspired.... Tree of Life International is a new generation of nutrition!!'

Private Health Fund Rebates
Individual Consultations are rebatable through most private health funds. The rebate will depend on your level of cover, please call your health fund to see what rebate you will be entitled to.
Medicare Rebates
With some chronic conditions, your GP may choose to refer you through Health Management under a team care plan, where your appointment is rebatable through medicare initiative.
Tree of Life Nutrition does not usually bulk bill for these services (special circumstances may apply, ask our receptionists if this applies to your circumstance), and you will need to pay for your consultation up front and take the receipt back to medicare for your rebate. Currently the rebate is $47.85 for each session. Department of Veteran's Affairs (DVA)
Tree of Life Nutrition is a provider for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). If you have a Gold card, you will not have to pay for your visit to the dietitian. Home visits are available if required. If you are DVA eligible, please see your GP for a referral before seeing the dietitian.


Individual Consultations
One of our expert dietitians can give you advice on a healthy diet for a range of conditions such as:

Life Style Nutrition
Pre and Post Natal Nutrition
Nutrition in Children
Childhood Obesity

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