Meet Jane Freeman

Meet leading cancer nutritionist and dietitian
Jane Freeman

Meet Jane Freeman

Meet leading cancer nutritionist and dietitian
Jane Freeman

Nutrition treatment plans tailored around your needs

Nutrition is an important part in the overall treatment of cancer and other health issues. However it is far better when your nutrition needs are individually assessed and when dietary plans are then tailored around current needs and treatment plans.

Jane Freeman is an internationally regarded cancer dietitian and nutritionist who works with individuals to properly assess and then tailor diet and any supplement needs to current treatment goals and any extra health or wellness needs.

Jane will also recommend best options to help manage weight changes (gains or losses),  any taste or eating difficulties. Jane also specialises in gut, bowel or digestive difficulties.

You can now book an online telehealth nutrition treatment assessment and plan with Jane below for $180 (Medicare rebates may be available) by clicking below. Or you can see Jane in person at the Centre for Wellbeing at the Mater Hospital in North Sydney by calling o2 99237246 or email centre manager Simone.Peppitt@svha.org.au

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Consult with a leading cancer dietitian

Jane Freeman is an internationally regarded and credentialed cancer dietitian and nutritionist (APD, APN). She is also a Leith's trained cook, an IOC (International Olympic Committee) qualified sports nutritionist and British Medical Association award-winning cancer book author.

She has worked out of leading hospitals and cancer clinics in Australia, London and Singapore, as well as consulted to the World Cancer Research Fund UK, Singapore Cancer Society and the Australian Cancer Council.

Jane understands that every person she sees is an individual with their own set of dietary likes or dislikes and needs. She spends the time needed to understand  their medical and health parameters, to assess their nutrition health states and what in fact they actually do eat, before then detailing the specifics of what could be adjusted in their usual approaches to contribute more.

People who consult Jane say the 1:1 nutritional advice given makes an enormous difference to how they feel and do. They feel comforted to know what they need at this time and what are the best food or supplement options for them.

Navigate your nutrition with a tailored plan

Jane photo with patient

A structured dietary plan that works for your individual dietary, shape, treatment and ongoing health needs

Jane's CANcook menus, recipes and the cancer fighting kitchen know-how needed.

Latest evidence based updates on what diet can and cannot do to cure and prevent further cancers

Cancer-fighting recipes

Jane has put together a wide range of healthy, delicious and easy recipes that incorporate latest cancer nutrition guidelines. There are also recipes that can help with treatment, eating and gut function difficulties. Start with some below or visit the recipe tab on the website for more.

Bean boosted tomato soup
September 4, 2021
Roasted tomatoes are not only packed with flavour, they serve Continue reading
Easy tuna and tofu poke bowl
September 1, 2021

Powered with protein, fresh flavours and a good dose of Continue reading

Mango & cauliflower smoothie with a turmeric twist
August 25, 2021
Turmeric and cauliflower boost the health benefits Continue reading
Sore throat tea
August 21, 2021
The flavour infusion of honey, lemon and onion in this Continue reading
Fresh Muesli
July 29, 2021
This fresh muesli consists of a nutritious, whole grain muesli Continue reading
Gremolata (a flavour hit)
May 20, 2021
This is a deliciously easy vegetarian recipe that packs in Continue reading
Areerat’s Thai-style salmon and quinoa with a mild red curry sauce
May 17, 2021
As my background is from Thailand all the Asian herbs Continue reading
Flavourful Persian falafel bowls
May 17, 2021
This is a deliciously easy vegetarian recipe that packs in Continue reading

Cancer trouble shoot tip sheets

There is a lot of confusion and mixed up dietary recommendations when it comes to eating well for cancer. The tip sheets help to provide latest updates and answers to the hot topic questions. They also provide lots of tips to help with eating, gut and other difficulties that can be experienced during treatments.

Taste changes
May 20, 2021

Loosing your taste or experiencing strange or unpleasant flavours in

Constipation
November 14, 2020

Constipation is a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Diarrhoea
October 7, 2020

Diarrhoea is defined as an increase in the number and/

Nausea
October 7, 2020

Nausea and vomiting

There can be nothing worse than trying to

How radiotherapy can impact your nutritional needs
August 23, 2020
The nutritional side effects of radiotherapy depend on the area
Arming your kitchen for the months ahead
April 2, 2020
COVID-19 has upended all our lives. And while no-one knows
How does being overweight lead to cancer?
May 11, 2018
It's very clear that there is a link between cancer
Beware of the wonder diet
May 11, 2018
I’m sure you’ve heard plenty about wonder diets promoted as

Taste & discover cooking workshops

In addition to the one-one nutrition consults, Jane runs regular food, nutrition and cooking workshops out of the new Kay Van Norton centre for wellbeing at the Mater Hospital in North Sydney. At the moment the sessions are being run virtually via zoom, but will start back once the COVID-19 coast is clear.

Put more plant-based power into your meals and snacks 

Monday 6th September

10.00am -11.30am

The Kay Van Norton Centre for Well-being
A virtually run food discovery and cooking workshop
Location - Your kitchen

(You can cook some of the recipes with Jane or just enjoy the demonstrations)
Ingredients lists will be sent out after registration

Staying in shape whilst you are in lockdown 

Monday 20th September

10.00-11.30am

The Kay Van Norton Centre for Well-being
A virtually run food discovery and cooking workshop
Location - Your kitchen

(You can cook some of the recipes with Jane or just enjoy the demonstrations)
Ingredients lists will be sent out after registration

Workshop testimonials

”I found it so helpful and a real comfort to find out what I should be eating and to spend time with Jane in her kitchen”

"I wish this had been suggested to me earlier, Jane's no nonsense approach to eating well whilst dealing with illness and fatigue shows you how to put easy and supportive tastes together on the same plate"